Melissa (3%) Essential Oil
Comforting for the mind & body.
Also commonly known as Lemon Balm, Melissa (3%) Essential Oil is highly effective to soothe the mind and alleviate anxiety. Nature's calming elixir, Melissa also has antiviral and uplifting properties, making it a great immune booster.
Size: 10ml / 0.34fl.oz
Blends well with: Bergamot, Cedarwood, Geranium, Lavender, Jasmine, Lemon, Neroli, Rose & Ylang Ylang.
How to use Melissa (3%) Essential Oil
Diffuser: Add 6-8 drops of your chosen essential oil to a diffuser.
Quick fix: A few deep inhalations from the bottle can help when you are at work, in the car or anytime you need a quick break.
Bath: Add 2-3 drops in a dispersant such as oil, to the bath to create a relaxing atmosphere while nourishing your skin.
Face massage: Mix 1 drop of chosen essential oil with 5ml carrier oil and gentle massage into skin.
Massage: Use a 2.5% dilution; 50 drops in 100ml carrier oil. Although for the powerful scent of Melissa a maximum of 1% dilution is recommended.
Steam Treatment: Add 2 drops of essential oil to a bowl of steaming hot water. Place your face close to the bowl and cover the back of your head and bowl with a towel to trap the aromatic vapours. Caution due to risk of burns or scalding and keep eyes covered during treatment.
Note: May cause sun sensitivity. Avoid sun exposure for 12 hours after skin application.
Botanical name: Vitis vinifera oil, Melissa officinalis (Melissa Oil)
Pure Melissa Essential Oil .3ml and 9.7ml grapeseed carrier oil
Frequently asked questions
Is this safe for use during pregnancy?
We do not recommend using Melissa during pregnancy. See our full list of pregnancy safe oils in our FAQs.
Is this safe for children?
Not recommended for babies and small children. Essential oils are considered too strong for use on babies’ skin (0-24 months) and can be overwhelming on their developing systems. When using in a diffuser, use fewer drops then that for an adult (eg. 2-3 drops). See our ECO. Little range for appropriate, kid-friendly blends. Read more about Aromatherapy for Babies and Children and see our FAQ page for which essential oils to avoid.
Is this safe to use around pets?
Use this oil with caution around pets, never use topically and store bottles out of reach. If you have any concerns, please contact your vet. See our full list of pet safe oils in our FAQs.
Can I ingest this oil?
Essential oils should not be taken internally unless you have consulted with a health professional or Aromatherapist first.
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Melissa (3%) Essential Oil
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