Lemon Myrtle Oil Safety
Lemon Myrtle Essential Oil
Leaves - Steam Distilled
Lemon Myrtle Essential Oil Aromatherapeutic Uses:
Influenza, bronchitis, herpes simplex, antibacterial, antifungal, sedative, carminative. [Salvatore Battaglia, The Complete Guide to Aromatherapy(Australia: The Perfect Potion, 2003), 292.]
Lemon Myrtle essential oil is adored for being more “lemony” than an actual lemon, the strong aroma is followed by cleansing, purifying and clarifying properties. Lemon Myrtle oil has a crisp, clean and concentrated aroma. This exotic essential oil is known for its effectiveness as a germicide. In fact its anti-microbial properties are one of the highest for any essential oil due to its citral content.
Lemon Myrtle essential oil blends perfectly well with almost every other essential oil.
Tisserand and Young caution that a drug interaction may occur if using drugs metabolized by CYP2B6 and that there is a risk of teratogenicity. They precaution against topical use in children and infants under age 2 and for those with hypersensitive/diseased/damaged skin. They recommend a dermal maximum of 0.7%.
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.