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. Mrytle is not a well known oil, and is worth a study and a place in your essential oil arsenal.Uses of Myrtle Essential Oil
SpainHistory 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, campheneExtraction Technique
Steam distillation from leaves and twigsInformation 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.Cautions
All of our essential oils are 100% natural and free of any chemicals, pesticides and synthetic perfumes.
These products are NOT intended to diagnose, cure or prevent any disease. This information is NOT a substitute for professional medical treatment or consultation. Prior to using essential oils, Source Vitál always recommends consulting your medical professional if you are pregnant, epileptic, have cancer, have liver issues, or any other serious illness. Do NOT ingest essential oils internally or apply undiluted oils onto the skin without consultation from an experienced and trained aromatherapist or aromatherapy practitioner. Always consult an aromatherapist before using essential oils for babies and children.
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