Marvelous Myrtle Essential Oil is balance made manifest. Myrtle works to balance yin and yang energies. This slightly sweet, delicate fragrance enticed the goddess Aphrodite to choose myrtle as her most beloved, sacred plant. This precious oil is said to lift the spirits, cleanse the skin, release resistance, and bring balance to the whole system.
Botanical Name: Myrtus communis
Botanical Family: Myrtaceae
Extraction Method: Steam distilled
Part of Plant Distilled: Flowering tips and branches
Country of Origin: Morrocco
Cultivation Method: Organic
Composition: 100% Myrtus communis
Consistency: Thin viscosity
Scent Description: Sweet, verdant green delicate fruity note finally gets the nerve to ask camphor to dance.
Blends well with: Frankincense, Sandalwood, any Citrus, Rosemary, Bergamot, and Thyme.
Uses: Skin toner. Diffuser. Meditation essence for alignment. Excellent in salt pipes. A pleasure in baths. Anoint for couple's communion and reach balanced realms.
Constituents: includes linalool.
Mighty Aphrodite! Magnificent Myrtle is an elixir of the gods! Anointed as a verdant tonic, its abundance of skin loving linalool makes it optimal for glowing complexions, perfume pleasure, and body balance.
Myrtle has been used for thousands of years as a symbol of love, purity, and generosity. Greek soldiers were bedecked with Myrtle leaves upon returning from war. Brides adorned themselves with garlands of Myrtle to bless and sanctify their wedding beds. In the 16th century, it was a key ingredient in lotions, perfumes and bath products. Today, many brides still wear it on their wedding day as a symbol of purity and devotion.
Myrtle Essential Oil choreographs a delicate dance of balanced beauty.
"The city is one very long poem. Gardens full of pansies, pink petunias, opiates. Flower-bedecked shrines, white myrtles, bougainvillea and purple oleander stimulate your senses, make you feel cool and clear inside."
~ Bob Dylan
"In Europe a sixteenth century skin care lotion called 'Angel's Water was based on myrtle leaves and flowers".
~ Jennifer Peace Rhind, Fragrance and Wellbeing
Contentment is reflected in the magic of the essential oils, since myrtle supports those who need to get through dark times and prepare themselves for brighter times. The oil acts as a friend in life transitions. Like the essential oil of rose, this oil, which carries a deep inner wisdom, may serve as a companion for the dying."
~ Suzanne Fischer-Rizzi, The Complete Aromatherapy Handbook
When used for aromatherapy or in meditation, myrtle essential oil aids in releasing conflict and feelings of confusion and can help promote a sense of clarity."
~ Althea Press, Essential Oils for Beginners: The Guide to Get Started with Essential Oils