|Botanical Name||:||Melissa Officinalis|
|Common Name||:||Melissa essential oil, Lemon balm oil|
|CAS #||:||8014-71-9, F.E.M.A. : 2113|
|Plant Parts Used||:||Leaves & Tops|
|Extraction Method||:||Steam Distillation|
|Color & Odor||:||Pale Yellow Liquid with Sweet Citrus Citronella odor|
Melissa oil has a sweet, fresh and citrus-like smell. The natural essential oil comes in pale yellow color and has a watery viscosity.Constituents & Specifications :
monoterpenaldehydes citral a, citral b and citronellal.Specific Gravity :
0.880 - 0.920 @ 20°CRefractive Index :
1.455 - 1.485 @ 20°CProperties :
Melissa oil has anti-viral, anti-inflammatory, anti-spasmodic, anti-depression, Cordial, stomachic, nervine Febrifuge, hypotensive, nervine, , stomachic, sudorific, tonic and choleretic properties.Benefits & Uses :
- Melissa essential oil has therapeutic properties used for nerve calming applications
- Melissa oil also has anti-viral, anti-inflammatory, anti-spasmodic, stomachic and choleretic properties.
- Melissa essential oil tranquil the nerves and has brilliant qualities in fighting depression.
- The natural necessary oil helps in cases of hysterics and panic as well as helps to sluggish the heartbeat, along with high blood pressure eases
- Melissa oil works like a tonic to the heart while regulating the menstrual cycle, also helping with period pains.
- The natural essential oil can settle the digestive system, helps with nausea, flatulence, vomiting, dyspepsia and dysentery
- Melissa oil has a cooling effect on fevers. It can help with headaches and migraines associated with colds.
- Melissa oil can also be used as a topical treatment for cold sores or herpes simplex.