Melissa essential oil is uplifting, revitalizing and harmonising, noted for having a calming effect on the emotions. It is also uplifting to the spirits and is known for optimising healthy digestion and clearing the head.
Melissa essential oil is a pale-yellow or pale-amber-coloured, mobile liquid with an intensely fresh and sweet citrus and herbaceous odour.
Our Melissa essential oil originates from Italy and is extracted by steam distillation from the leaves and flowering tops of the Melissa officinalis.
Melissa essential oil is a member of the Lamiaceae or Labiatae family. Melissa essential oil blends well with geranium, lavender, lemon, grapefruit, orange, mandarin and lime. Care should be taken as Melissa essential oil is one of the most frequently adulterated essential oils.
Melissa essential oil is non-toxic, however care must be taken as the oil is a possible sensitiser and dermal irritant.