Myrtle Oil Extra

Myrtle Oil Extra
Botanical Name: Myrtus communis L.
Country of Origin: Morocco
Method of Cultivation: Conventional
Method of Extraction: Steam Distillation
Plant Material Used: from the myrtle leaf and branches

CAS: 8008-46-6
Flash Point (Closed Cup): 42 C

Uses: Perfume, Cosmetics
Odor: Fresh, spicy, camphor like
Appearance: Pale yellow to orange yellow liquid

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Myrtle is a pale-yellow to orange yellow mobile liquid with a fresh, camphoraceous, spicy and floral herbaceous odor. Fresh, slightly sweet and penetrating.

A wild growing bush found in North Africa and Iran is now cultivated throughout the Mediterranean.

Historical & Traditonal Uses:
The ancient Persians regarded Myrtle as a holy plant. Myrtle was a symbol of love and peace to the Jews and the Greeks regarded it as sacred.

An extract of the leaves are used in North Africa to alleviate coughs and chest infections. In the 16th Century the leaves and flowers were the major ingredient of a skin lotion known as 'angels' water'. The berries are used in bitters and certain liquors.

Subtle Aromatherapy:
Myrtle carries a deep inner wisdom and may serve as a companion for the dying. Worwood says that the spirit of myrtle is energetic truth and forgiveness, giving support to the unsupported and teaching us that divine love embraces all living beings.

Mind:
May soothe feelings of anger.

Safety:
Myrtle is non toxic, non irritating and non sensitizing. However, could possibly irritate mucous membranes with prolonged use.

Blends well with: Bergamot, Cardamom, Coriander, Dill, Lavender, Lemon, Lemongrass, Rosemary, Spearmint, Thyme and Tea Tree.

Caution:
External use ONLY.
Do NOT use undiluted on the skin.
Keep away from children & pets.
Store away from heat & light.

Ref:
The complete Guide to Aromatherapy by Salvatore Battaglia
The Directory of Essential Oils by Wanda Sellar
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