The bright green, mint-like leaves of the Melissa officinalis perennial create a strong, citrusy, lemony, herbaceous, floral essential oil. This oil is widely used and excellent for calming the nerves and fighting depression. It is used in cases of hysteria and panic to slow the heartbeat, lower high blood pressure and comfort the heart.
Botanical Name: Melissa officinalis
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My Pure Earth - Melissa Essential Oil, 5ml
Blends well with: Frankincense, geranium, lavender, rose and ylang ylang.
- Because of its analgesic properties, you can add two drops of Melissa Essential Oil to one tablespoon of carrier oil and massage over the lower abdomen for menstrual pain and cramping.
- Melissa can be diffused, blended into a massage oil/cream/lotion and used in a bath for depression, nurturing the nervous system, fighting fungal infections and easing headaches.