MYRTLE ESSENTIAL OIL
Myrtle Oil is used as an astringent, antiseptic, vulnerary, bactericidal, expectorant and decongestant. Myrtle Essential Oil is effective for sore throats, coughs and colds. Myrtle oil can aid in easing a headache and reducing tension. Myrtle essential oil soothes the digestive tract and help with stomach ailments, flatulence and cramps associated with it. Therapeutic properties for Myrtle oil include anticatarrhal, anti-infectious, antiseptic, antispasmodic, carminative, cephalic, expectorant, tonic, and stomachic. Myrtle essential oil can be possibly toxic in high concentrations. Note: Middle-Top
Botanical Name: Myrtus communis
Plant Part: Leaves and Twigs
Processing Method: Steam Distilled
Description / Color / Consistency: Myrtle oil is a thin, reddish brown liquid.
Aromatic Summary / Note / Strength of Aroma: Myrtle essential oil is a middle note with a medium aroma, Myrtle Essential Oil has a clear, fresh scent that is mildly camphoraceous, similar to that of Eucalyptus.
Product Abstract: A plant native to Africa, Myrtle is 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. The ancient Egyptians used Myrtle medicinally, and there is evidence that the Essential Oil itself was being used by medical practitioners during the 19th century.
Cautions: Dilute well before use; for external use only. May be toxic in high concentrations, and can cause skin irritation in some individuals; a skin test is recommended prior to use. Contact with eyes should be avoided.
IMPORTANT: All products are for external use only unless otherwise indicated. This information is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease, and it should not be used by anyone who is pregnant or under the care of a medical practitioner.