Botanical Name: Backhousia citriodora
Aromatic Description:Extremely lemony and crisp. More “lemony” than true Lemon (Citrus limonum) oil.
Possible Uses: There is anecdotal evidence to suggest that the oil of Lemon Myrtle is a very potent antimicrobial and has a very pleasant aroma. A powerful antioxidant, antimicrobial and anti-fungal with a list of applications to assist with the treatment of throat and skin infections and boost the immune system. Lemon Myrtle essential oil is used as an antiseptic, disinfectant and expectorant and is said to be more powerful than Tea Tree.
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