HE45 | Lemon Myrtle Oil

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HE45 | Lemon Myrtle Oil

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~ Backhousia Citriodora ~

Certified Organic.
A crisp lemon scented oil, rich in citral, excellent as a food flavour and a powerful anti microbial.


Uses:
Indigenous Australians have long used lemon myrtle, both in cuisine and as a healing plant. The oil has a high citral purity; typically higher than lemongrass. It is also considered to have a cleaner and sweeter aroma than comparable sources of citral

Directions:
Use in oil burner: add a few drops to water. 
Possible skin irritant; This oil is very strong, dilute before use.
NOT TO BE TAKEN INTERNALLY

Botanical Name:
Backhousia citriodora (common names lemon myrtle, lemon scented myrtle, lemon scented ironwood) is a flowering plant in the family Myrtaceae, genus Backhousia. It is endemic to subtropical rainforests of central and south-eastern Queensland, Australia, with a natural distribution from Mackay to Brisbane. Other common names are sweet verbena tree, sweet verbena myrtle, lemon scented verbena, and lemon scented backhousia.

Oil Characteristics:
A crisp lemon scented oil, rich in citral, excellent as a food flavour and a powerful anti microbal

Chemical Characteristics:
B.citriodora has two essential oil chemotypes: The citral chemotype is more prevalent and is cultivated in Australia for flavouring and essential oil. Citral as an isolate in steam distilled lemon myrtle oil is typically 90

Chemical Profile:
B.citriodora has two essential oil chemotypes: The citral chemotype is more prevalent and is cultivated in Australia for flavouring and essential oil. Citral as an isolate in steam distilled lemon myrtle oil is typically 90

Production Method:
Steam Distillation

Warnings:
* Avoid eye area * Do not apply neat/undiluted to skin * Do not take internally * Keep out of reach of children * Not for use during pregnancy/infancy * When in doubt, consult a Registered Aromatherapy Practitioner.