Lemon Myrtle
Lemon Myrtle Lemon Myrtle

Backhousia citriodora

Botanical Source: 

Leaves and twigs, Australia

Physical and Psychological Effects:

The aroma is often referred to as : "more lemon than lemon". Lemon myrtle's citral content has shown to exhibit sedative, anti-bacterial, antiseptic, anti-viral and anti-fungal properties. Works great in home-keeping products such as dish-washing detergents, laundry detergents, surface disinfectants or air fresheners.

Blends Well With: bergamot, lavender, rosemary, lemon, chamomile roman, eucalyptus, clarysage, juniper berry, peppermint, clove, ylang, ylang, geranium


Middle note; camphorous, sharp, spicy and medicinal. Has a sweet, fresh aroma. Herbal undertones.

Cautions: May irritate sensitive skin.

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