Melaleuca teretifolia - Australia
Honey myrtle has a beautiful sweet honey and lemon aroma reminiscent of the Australian bush. It is uplifting, imbibes positivity, confidence, helps concentration and helps relieve stress.
Physically it is very strongly antibacterial due to the high citral content (citral can be also quite sensitising for the skin though). Honey myrtle oil is also useful for the respiratory system.
It is one of the 3 Melaleuca species offered by Soularoma. The other 2 are tea tree Melaleuca alternifolia (tea tree), Melaleuca ericifolia (rosalina).
It blends well with other Australian native oils, citrus oils, lavender & vetiver.
It is steam distllled from the flowering heads, twigs, leaves & stems.
It will keep for around 2-3 years after opening if stored with lid tightly closed in a cool, dark area.
My new favorite oil
I always buy Lemon Myrtle oils but I was recommended this Honey Myrtle. It has similar citrus fragrant like a Lemon Myrtle but it also has mild sweet scent in this. I loved it. I always use this oil in my workshop and my customers always comment that they love this fragrant. This became my new favorite and I do recommend this to everyone.