Botanical name : Myrthus Communis L.
Plant origin : Leaves
Extraction method : Steam Distilled
Aroma : Mildly camphoraceous, lucid, fresh
Odor intensity : Medium
Evaporation Rate : Medium note
Country of Origin : Morocco
Native to northern Africa, myrtle grows from the Mediterranean region to the northwestern Himalayas. In Egypt the leaves were used for respiratory and nervous afflictions. It was the main ingredient in the 16th-century complexion elixir called “Angel’s Water.”
Myrtle essential oil is valued as an astringent, antiseptic skin care agent that cleanses, tightens pores, assists oily skin and fights infection. It displays significant antimicrobial activity. An effect on the central nervous system by means of an increase in the duration of sleep was also proved. According to a study at Brigham Young University, Myrtle essential oil was 95% effective at inhibiting the growth of breast cancer cells (Stevens, 2005).
Myrtle essential oil is anticatarrhal, antiseptic, astringent, bactericidal, expectorant, sedative, tonic, vulnerary, decongestant, anti inflammatory, antioxidant.
Orange essential oil is a delightful addition to cosmetic applications, personal care formulations, soaps, perfumery, incense, candles and aromatherapy.
HBNO is pleased to offer myrtle essential oil in small packing to bulk and wholesale quantities. We can supply any amount of oil to anywhere in the world.
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