Melissa officinalis France diluted 3% in Australian jojoba oil
Melissa essential oil is also known as lemon balm.
Aroma: Melissa essential oil has a sweet, grassy and bright citrus like aroma.
Properties: Physically, Melissa is a very soothing oil for the skin for all sorts of issues especially redness. It is useful to both repel insects and to soothe insect bites. Melissa essential oil can also applied to the tummy for digestive issues.
Melissa is an uplifting, revitalising yet also calming. It helps sleep & decreases stress and anxiety.
It is steamed distilled from the flowering tops & leaves.
Blends with: cedarwood. citrus oils, basil, frankincense, geranium, lavender, neroli, rose & ylang ylang.
Shelf life: It will keep for around 4 years if stored with lid tightly closed in a cool, dark area.
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