Botanical Name: Melissa officinalis Plant Part: Leaves Extraction Method: Steam Distilled Description: Melissa Leaf, commonly known as lemon balm, comes from a sweet smelling, bushy herb that grows up to nearly three feet high with serrated leaves and tiny white or pink flowers. Colour: Clear colourless to yellow liquid. Common Uses: 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. Consistency: Thin Note: Middle Strength of Aroma: Medium Aromatic Scent: Melissa Leaf Essential Oil has a warm and radiant scent reminiscent of lemons. History: Melissa comes from the Greek for Honey Bee. It was used to give comfort and drive away sadness. Cautions: Melissa Leaf Essential Oil has possible sensitizing and dermal irritating characteristics. Nonetheless, it is viewed by experts as non-toxic. Avoid use during pregnancy.
A Floracopeia best seller, Melissa boasts an ability to promote abundant vitality and health. This potent oil has been known for centuries as an elixir of the heart because of its uplifting and mood enhancing qualities. It encourages emotional harmony, pacifies anger, encourages restful sleep and restores inner direction. Melissa essential oil is among the most potent of all natural essential oils for enhancing deep wellness during the challenging winter months.
Intensely refreshing, our divinely aromatic melissa oil is a gentle yet potent fusion of calming, nurturing and vitality promoting properties. Among the most precious of all essential oils, the herbaceous and lemony Melissa officinalis helps nourish the spirit and restores optimal mental balance. Known by many to be a true aromatic elixir, melissa’s unassuming power makes it a vital component of any essential oil pharmacy.
What do you use Bulgarian Melissa Oil for?
This potent oil has been known for centuries as an elixir of the heart because of its uplifting and mood enhancing qualities. It encourages emotional harmony, pacifies anger, encourages restful sleep and restores inner direction.
True Melissa Oil
One of the most precious oils in aromatherapy, it takes up to 5 tonnes of fresh melissa to make just 2lbs of pure Melissa Essential Oil. This is why it’s often adulated with cheaper lemon essential oil. Ours is true melissa.
How to use Bulgarian Melissa Oil
The essential oil is inhaled through the aromatic steam, as well as being absorbed by the skin. For adults, add up to 5 drops in 2 tbsp bath oil, shower gel, or carrier oil. For children over 2 years old or adults with sensitive skin, reduce the amount to up to 2 drops per 2 tbsp. Not suitable for children under two years old.