Plant Part: Leaves
Processing Method: Steam Distilled
Description / Color / Consistency: A thin, clear, colourless to yellow liquid.
Aromatic Summary / Note / Strength of Aroma: A middle note with a medium aroma, Melissa Leaf Essential Oil has a warm and radiant scent reminiscent of lemons.
Common Use: Melissa Leaf Essential Oil is well known for its anti-depressant and uplifting properties. It is also reported to have uses as an antispamodic, bactericidal, carminative, cordial, diaphoretic, nervine, sedative, stomachic, sudorific, and tonic.
Spiritual Use: It has been used for centuries to harmonize the mind and body. It will help those who are sensitive and feel pressure easily, and brings emotionally well being.
Using Melissa will restore clarity, bring support and balance back to the spirit so once again we may have a positive outlook on our life and well being.
What Chakra is connected: Heart
Product Abstract: Related to mint and native to the Mediterranean basin and Central Asia, the herb's name Melissa comes from the Greek for ‘honey bee’, as its white flowers are a favourite of bees. It was thought to give comfort and drive away sadness, and has always been grown as a common garden herb. It is a main ingredient in Carmelite Water, which has been popular for centuries.
Cautions: Dilute before use; for external use only. May cause skin irritation in some individuals; a skin test is recommended prior to use. Contact with eyes should be avoided.
**All our organic essential oils are for external use only. Before using essential oils internal contact a qualified Aromatherapist. The information on this page is for educational purposes only, it is not meant to treat, cure, prevent, or diagnose of any disease or condition, it is not prescribe in any way.
Do not use during pregnancy.