Melissa True Essential Oil
Scientific Name: Melissa officinalis
Country of Origin/Extraction method: United Kingdom/ Essential oil by steam distillation from teh leaves and flowering tops.
Properties for use in Aromatherapy: The herb Melissa itself is referred to as "lemon balm" and has long been known for its healing properties. It has long been considered to be one of the best oils for treating allergies both of the skin and the respiratory system.
Blends well with: basil, chamomile, frankincense, geranium, ginger, rosemary and ylang ylang.
Safety: Non-toxic. Possible sensitization and dermal irritation; use in low dilutions only.