Lemon myrtle oil is a citrus oil similar to lemon verbena and lemon grass, but it has a fresher scent. Known for this fresh, clean scent, this organic essential oil is also prized for its calming properties. It improves mood and clears the mind, along with having antifungal, antiviral, and antibacterial properties. In many ways, it is better at combatting bacteria than eucaplyptus and tea tree oils, and the pleasant notes of citrus are uplifting.
Lemon myrtle is a great natural treatment for headcolds and it helps clear up chest congestion and improves mood. This means that grumpy, irritable feeling you get when you are under weather will vanish and your bright, sunny mood will help your body heal faster. Lemon myrtle is also helpful if you are suffering from digestive disorders and it improves skin condition. A blend of spring water and lemon myrtle oil makes a great skin astringent that will brighten your complexion. Those who suffer from acne have found it to be more effective in clearing skin than many of the topical medications on the market.
Lemon myrtle oil contains more citral than any other plant. This substance is what provides lemon myrtle with its anti-viral qualities. Lemon myrtle oil has been shown to kill staphyloccus and salmonella, making it one of the most powerful oils for cleaning and self-care. It should not be applied directly to the skin without blending with a base oil.
Lemon myrtle is one of the more recently discovered oils, but has quickly become a popular component in an organic essential oils collection. Best of all, the aromatherapy benefits of lemon myrtle’s clean, lemony scent smell fresh. The oil does just as much as a chemical antibacterial soap, but the smell is natural and delightful. Ordering a bottle of organic lemon myrtle oil now means you will have it available to use for spring cleaning in the next few months!