Lemon Balm /Melissa/ is a bright green shrub with sweet lemon scent. The plant was called the ‘elixir of life’ by Paracelsus, an ancient physician and alchemist, because of its therapeutic properties. Our Bulgarian Lemon Balm oil is 100% pure and potent, steam-distilled from fresh plants, grown in an eco region. Alteya’s Lemon Balm Essential Oil is extensively used in perfumery, cosmetics and medicine, as well as a natural flavor enhancer for the food and beverage industry.
Skincare/Cosmetic use: balancing, nourishing/oily skin, acne, dull skin
Perfumery: top to middle note / light, fresh, lemony, softly-floral.
Blends well with: Rose, Lavender, Roman Chamomile, Juniper, Neroli, Frankincense, Geranium, Ylang-Ylang and all citrus oils
Therapeutic use: antibacterial, antispasmodic, carminative, diaphoretic, digestive, cordial, febrifuge, antidepressant, uplifting, sedative, tonic/ asthma, anxiety, depression, hypertension, infertility problems, upset stomach, indigestion, nausea, cramps, cold sores, herpes, allergies, headaches, eczema
Therapeutic use: analgesic, anti-anemic, antibiotic, antidepressant anti-inflammatory, antiseptic, antispasmodic, bactericidal, calmative, carminative, digestive, febrifuge, hepatic, hypnotic, nerve sedative, stomachic, tonic/ arthritis, boils, burns, chilblains, colic, cuts, wounds, dermatitis, dyspepsia, earache, eczema, headache, indigestion, inflammations, insect bites, insomnia, muscular pain, nausea, nervous tension, pain relief, rashes, rheumatism, sprains, toothache