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
Diffuse melissa (lemon balm) essential oil at bedtime or add it to your regular body lotion to create a relaxing bedtime lotion. This would help you go to sleep faster and would improve the quality of your sleep.
Add a drop of melissa oil to your face moisturizer before application to rejuvenate skin.
Mix melissa essential oil with a carrier oil (such as jojoba, coconut, etc.) and apply to insect bites and stings, or sunburns to soothe the skin.
Melissa Officinalis (Lemon Balm) Oil*
*Certified Organic Ingredient
For external use only. Always dilute. Possible skin sensitivity. Keep out of reach of children. If you are pregnant, nursing, or under a doctor’s care, consult your physician. Avoid contact with eyes, inner ears, mucous membranes and sensitive areas.