Honey Myrtle Oil Safety
Honey Myrtle Essential Oil
Terminal Branches - Steam Distilled
Shelf Life of Honey Myrtle Essential Oil:
Our freshly decanted Honey Myrtle essential oil will last for 2-3 years minimum from when you open your amber glass bottle if stored correctly:
Primary Storage Considerations:
Keep away from direct light (U.V. radiation)
Keep in the amber glass bottle with lid tightly closed. Only open when you need to and decant into a smaller "working" amber glass bottle if possible (and label so you know what is in it). This is to reduce oxidation.
Secondary Storage Considerations:
Keep in a refrigerator at around 4 degrees celsius.
Loved for its exotic and calming scent, this essential oil has anti-septic and skin clarifying properties.
Honey Myrtle oil has a sweet scent with a strong citrus back note, the slight undertone of honey adds a flamboyant finish to its strong aroma. The anti-viral properties may help you strengthen your immune system.
Blends well with Eucalyptus, Nerolina, Tea Tree, Rosewood, Sandalwood, Rosalina and Cypress oil blends.
Hazards: Drug interaction; teratogenicity; skin sensitization.
Cautions: Drugs metabolized by CYP2B6, hypersensitive, diseased or damaged skin, children under 2 years of age.
Maximum dermal use: 0.9%
It's recommened that a dermal maximum of 0.9% is used to avoid skin sensitization. This is based on 66.5% citral content, with a dermal limit of 0.6%.
Tisserand, R., & Young, R. (2014). Essential Oil Safety: Second edition
Some essential oils may cause photosensitivity to the skin-Use diluted in Jojoba or other complete carrier oil.
Do not ingest essential oils.
Do not apply to eyes, sensitive areas or mucous membranes.
The information on this website is not intended to be used in the diagnosis, treatment or mitigation of any physical or mental illness. Ahimsa Oils offer no advice or recommendations only general information. No therapeutic claims are made within.
Pregnant women, nursing mothers and children should not use essential oils without first consulting an appropriately trained healthcare practitioner.
The statements on this website have not been evaluated by the TGA. David Bosley however worked for a long period however in consultation with the TGA to ensure correct labelling with reference to the Ahimsa Oil product range.