100% Pure Melissa Essential Oil
Botanical Name: Melissa officinalis
Country of Origin: Bulgaria
Melissa essential oil is extracted by steam distillation of fresh buds, leaves, and twigs of Melissa or Melissa Officinalis, as it is scientifically known. There is a good reason why this essential oil has earned the reputation and a globally known name of lemon balm oil. This is because this oil is extensively used in nearly all sorts of balms due to its soothing properties while having a sweet, pleasant aroma. It is also known as sweet oil and common oil.
Melissa plant is native to the Mediterranean region and has been popularly referred to as the bee plant. However, that is not the sole cause of this plant’s popularity. It is famous particularly for its soothing, memory boosting, and anti-depressant powers, among others whose explanations can be found below.
The health benefits of Melissa essential oil include the treatment of insomnia, hypertension, migraines, anxiety, diabetes, herpes, dementia, and aromatherapy. These benefits can be attributed to its properties as an antidepressant, cordial, nervine, emmenagogue, sedative, antispasmodic, stomachic, antibacterial, carminative, diaphoretic, febrifuge, hypotensive, sudorific, and tonic substance.