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Pure Melissa Essential Oil | Lemon Balm Oil [ Melassa officinalis ] 10 ml

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Pure Melissa Oil | Lemon Balm Oil

Popularly known as lemon balm, balm mint and common balm, Melissa leaf oil is used in traditional medicine to treat a number of health concerns, including insomnia, anxiety, migraines, coughs, and cold sores.

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About Melissa Essential Oil

Melissa essential oil is derived from the leaves of Melassa officinalis using steam distillation method.

  • Botanical Name : Melassa officinalis
  • Plant Part : Flowering twigs and tops of leaves
  • Extraction : Steam Distillation
  • Size : 10ml
  • Bottle : Amber glass bottle

Melissa Oil Benefits & Uses

Melissa Oil is traditionally noted for its strong antiviral properties, used for colds, coughs, cold sores and may be active against the herpes virus. Melissa essential oil can help to uplift the spirits. 

  • One of the most well-known benefits of lemon balm oil is its ability to treat cold sores, or herpes simplex virus, due to its antiviral and antimicrobial properties. Lemon balm oil can penetrate the skin layer and treat the herpes virus directly. If you don't have Lemon balm oil on hand, Tea Tree oil or Clove Bud oil would be an excellent substitutes.

    How to use Lemon Balm oil for cold sores : Dilute lemon balm essential oil with a carrier oil and apply it to the cold sore with a cotton swab three or four times a day for best results.

  • Melissa's antibacterial and antifungal properties make it beneficial to treat eczema, acne and minor wounds.
    To clear up skin conditions caused by fungi or bacteria, apply diluted melissa oil to the affected area.
  • It has rich content of relaxing properties and hence it is used in aromatherapy to provide peace to mind and soul.
    To create a relaxing environment and encourage a sound sleep, simply inhale the aroma by diffusing this oil.  Lavender, Bergamot, Ylang Ylang, or Cedarwood oil can be replaced with Melissa leaf oil for relaxing & calming mood. 
  • Melissa has been used to treat various diseases associated with inflammation and pain thanks to its anti-inflammatory properties.
    To reduce swelling and relieve pain, dilute a few drops of Melissa leaf essential oil with a carrier oil like fractionated coconut oil, and apply it to the sored area.


All essential oils are for external use only.

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