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Myrtle (Myrtus communis) 100% Pure Essential Oil

£9.50

BOTANICAL NAME: Myrtus communis

SCENT: Myrtle essential oil has a clear, fresh scent that is slightly camphoraceous – much like Eucalyptus.

STRENGTH OF AROMA:  Strong

PLANT PART USED: Blossom and Leaves

EXTRACTION METHOD: Steam Distillation.

ORIGIN: France

COLOUR: Myrtle essential oil is pale yellow/orange in hue.

CONSISTENCY: Thin

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Myrtle essential oil comes from a small tree with many tough slender boughs. It has a brownish red bark with small pointed leaves. It produces flowers which turn into black berries; both the flowers and leaves are very fragrant.

REPORTED ATTRIBUTES:

Myrtle essential oil has common use as an astringent, antiseptic, vulnerary, and as a decongestant.

BLENDS WELL WITH

Bergamot, Clary Sage, Clove, Hyssop, Eucalyptus, Ginger, Lavender, Peppermint , Rosemary, Spearmint, Thyme, and Tea Tree.

HISTORY:

The ancient Egyptians used Myrtle, a plant native to Africa, to remedy sore throats and coughs. As early as 1867 there is also evidence that the essential oil was commonly being used by medical practitioners.

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