Lemon Myrtle Essential Oil

Lemon Myrtle essential oil (Australia) is one the cleanest freshest aromas in nature. The pale yellow oil is intense, pleasant and clean. The undertones are sweet and the tenacity is amazing. This oil is an excellent natural source of citral. There are no harsh notes and no grassy fatty notes. But beware of lower cost. This oil is not mass distilled and the total annual production is lower than most essential oils. The Oil Shoppe’s source in Australia is honorable and diligent. It is more antiseptic, antiviral and antifungal than any other Australian essential oil, even tea tree. Lemon myrtle essential oil is useful in curing internal bacterial infections like colitis in the colon, stomach and prostate. It also helps in reducing sinus problems and effective in relieving chest congestion.


This oil is refreshingly citrusy, native to Australia, calming to the central nervous system, and so very uplifting.  It's great in aroma diffusers to help relax, sooth, unwind. Some love it as a perfume!

And it is a potent antibacterial, antiviral, anti-fungal, double that of tea tree oil, but aromatically so much more alluring! So it's great sprayed in the air to kill bacteria, freshen a room space, cut odors, and can create a fresh ambiance.

It is also being studied for its fantastic use against Molluscum.

Properties of Lemon Myrtle Essential Oil

  • Germicidal and Antibacterial: It is useful in curing internal bacterial infections like colitis and those in the colon, stomach, prostate, etc., as well as external bacterial infections on the skin.
  • Antiseptic: This property inhibits the duplication of virus and gives good protection against septic, tetanus, and infections of other internal organs.
  • Emollient: This property gives us a smoother and younger skin. It keeps the skin free from dryness, cracks, stretch and birth marks, and infections.  Always use diluted.
  • Tranquilizing: This causes relaxation in the nerves, muscles, and brain. It helps drop blood pressure and significantly brings a sound, refreshing sleep with continued use.
  • Decongestant: Lemon Myrtle essential oil is useful in clearing out deposits of phlegm in the body’s respiratory system which then opens congestion of lungs, bronchi, trachea, larynx, pharynx, and nasal tracts.

Lemon Myrtle Essential Oil Benefits*

  • It reduces symptoms associated with colds and flu.
  • It is beneficial for reducing sinus problems.
  • It offers a cleaner and sweeter-smelling house.
  • It makes for a good repellent of moths and other insects in clothes cupboards and other areas of the house.
  • It is a wonderful treatment for oily skin and acne problems.  Dilute it properly, please.
  • It is effective in relieving chest congestion.
  • It is perfect for relaxation and uplifting emotions.
  • It induces a soothing sleep.
  • It is a useful culinary ingredient for cooking.
  • Because of the extremely high citral content of lemon myrtle, it is certainly a skin irritant. It must be used preferably for airborne blends only rather than for skin care.

Lemon Myrtle essential oil is used by physicians to treat MOLLUSCUM CONTAGIOSUM, diluted in a carrier oil in a 10% dilution: a contagious disease of the skin marked by the occurrence of rounded soft tumors of the skin caused by the growth of a virus (one that belongs to the virus family called the Poxviridae). The disease is characterized by the appearance of a few to numerous small, pearly, umbilicated down growths called molluscum bodies or condyloma subcutaneum. Molluscum contagiosum is mainly seen in children. In teenagers and adults, it is often transmitted sexually and so may be considered a sexually transmitted disease (STD). It is a benign disorder that usually clears up by itself. The Latin "molluscus" means soft.


*These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent disease. This information has been designed to provide information to help educate the reader in regard to the subject matter covered. The product is sold with the understanding that the seller is not liable for the misconception or misuse of the information provided. It is not provided in order to diagnose, prescribe, or treat any disease, illness, or injured condition of the body. The seller shall have neither liability nor responsibility to any person or entity with respect to any loss, damage, or injury caused or alleged to be caused directly or indirectly by the information contained on this sheet. The information presented here is in no way intended as a substitute for medical counseling. Anyone suffering from any disease, illness, or injury should consult a qualified health care professional.

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