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Myrtle Essential Oil

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100% Pure & Natural Myrtle Essential Oil

Botanical Name: myrtus communis

Myrtle is stimulating and vitalizing, mood uplifting, and refreshing when diffused. It's often an oil used during meditation, as it promotes the feeling of relaxation and sedation, by relieving tension and stress, anger, and depressed feelings. Myrtle is not a well known oil, and is worth a study and a place in your essential oil arsenal.

Uses of Myrtle Essential Oil
  • Insects do not like Myrtle oil, so it is a good selection for homemade insect concoction.
  • This oil is a wonderful choice for scented bath oil, soap, and bath salts.
  • Diffuse and breath deeply to promote the feeling of relaxation.
  • Blend Myrtle and other fresh oils to scent your dryer sheets and air conditioning filter.
This oil is sourced from


History and Background

Myrtle, in ancient Greece, was associated with the Goddess of Love and Beauty, Aphrodite, as an aphrodisiac.The bravest men, whether they be soldiers, athletes, or royalty, were honored with wreaths of Mrytle leaves. It was also used for its medicinal properties. There are other historical mentions of this plant, both in mythology and aromatherapy.

Physical Description

This oil is pale yellow to orange in color.

Aromatic Description

Myrtle's aroma is clear, fresh, camphoraceous, and sweet-herbaceous, similar to Eucalyptus.

Biological Makeup and Components

Cineol, myrtenol, pinene, geraniol, linalol, camphene

Extraction Technique

Steam distillation from leaves and twigs

Information for Aromatherapists

Myrtle is a top note. It blends well with Neroli, Bergamot, Jasmine, Lavandin, Lemongrass, Elemi, Lavender, Coriander, Ylang Ylang, Lemon, Cedarwood, Frankincense, Rosemary, Clary Sage, Eucalyptus, Hyssop, Bay Leaf, Myrrh, Pepper, Benzoin, Lime, Rose, Ginger, Melissa, Clove and other spice oils.

Our Myrtle essential oil is 100% pure and natural. It is free of any chemicals, pesticides, synthetic perfumes, fillers, or carrier oils.

  • Do not apply undiluted to the skin.
  • Any person with a history of plant or food allergies should read ingredients before using.
  • For external use only. Do not ingest.
  • If you are pregnant, epileptic, have cancer, have liver issues, or any other serious illness, we strongly suggest you consult a medical professional prior to using this essential oil.
  • Always keep essential oils out of reach of children.
  • Keep this oil tightly closed and in room temperature or cooler spot.
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Myrtle Essential Oil