Melissa (lemon balm) essential oil is derived from Melissa Officinalis plant through steam distillation . The oil has yellow to amber- yellow colour and fresh, herbaceous, lemony scent.
In aromatherapy, melissa oil is famous for its powerful relaxing and soothing properties. It is especially useful in cases of overactive nervous system. It is also believed to promote better sleep. Melissa oil could improve memory and increase concentration.
Applied through massage melissa essential oil is considered a great natural remedy for soothing abdominal pain and cramps. This type of application of melissa oil is said to be also effective in the treatment of rheumatism, muscle pain and cramps, muscle fever and contusions.
Used cosmetically melissa oil tones and rejuvenates skin as it is known to stimulate blood circulation. It is especially beneficial for mixed or oily skin. It has a soothing action, taming skin redness and irritations.
Melissa oil blends well with the following essential oils: geranium, lavender, chamomile, frankincense, 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.