Melissa Essential Oil, also known as sweet balm or lemon balm, is a well-known oil that delivers a unique way to tickle the senses to everyone who has used it. It is well-known for its combination of lemon-like, honey-like, and fresh smells. It has a pale yellow color and a high liquid density. It is extracted from fresh Melissa Officinalis flowering stems, leaves, and tops and contains 0.01 to 0.02 percent.
It is not surprising that the oil is more expensive than others. The plant can grow easily, but it takes at most three tons to produce half a kilo. Melissa Officinalis is a Mediterranean plant that is also known as the Bee Plant. Melissa essential oil is believed to have antidepressant properties. It drives away sadness and fills your day with joy and happiness.
This is why it was known as the “Elixir Of Life” in the past centuries for its ability of instilling a joyful mood and positive attitude. It has a sedative effect that penetrates to the inner layers of your body, calms inflammation and drives away pain.
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This was used to relax soldiers and reduce stress and tiredness, making them more energy to carry on during war.It also reduces spasms due to its sedative effects. This essential oil is hypotensive and can lower blood pressure, making it very useful for hypertensive people. These are just a few of the many wonders of this incredible essential oil that can really captivate us and relieve every complaint.
This oil contains the following chemical constituents: 3-octanone and cis-3 hexenol. This oil blends well to Basil, Frankincense and Geranium as well as Rose, Lavender, Chamomile, Geranium, and Lavender. It doesn’t matter how much we have done throughout the day, it’s worth it to lay down and enjoy the relaxing effects of Melissa essential oil. You can use it as a vaporizer or mix it with cream or lotion. Melissa essential oil has never failed to soothe the mind and body, promoting relaxation and good sleep patterns. Enjoy its subtle qualities and the wonderful aroma.