Lemon Myrtle Essential Oil

Essentially Australia

A$19.40

MSRP:

SKU: LMEO

Product Description

100% pure Lemon Myrtle essential oil 

Botanical name:  Backhousia citriodora, Lemon Myrtle trees naturally occur in the rainforests of Queensland from Brisbane to the Atherton Tablelands.

As a Food Flavouring

Use the oil as both a food  flavouring – simply add 6 to 9 drops per 1000ml .
Most commonly used to flavour cooking oils like Olive or Macadamia oil. Use at a rate of 8 to 12 drops per 1000ml (1 litre) of cooking oil.  Particularly good in salad dressing.

 Massage

5 drops per 100ml of carrier oil.

Around the home 

Use in an oil burner, air purifier, air freshener, in potpourri, massage oil or a bath.
You can also use the oil for cleaning. Add a couple drops to your vacuum cloth bag, in the water you use to wash your floors or into your dish washing liquid.

 

Typical Chemical Profile of Lemon Myrtle Essential Oil (Australian Standard 4941-2001)                                                               

6-methyl-5-hepten-2-one                                  trace – 2.9%
2,3-dehydro-1,8-cineole                                    trace – 0.9%
myrcene                                                                trace – 0.7%
linalool                                                                  trace – 1.0%
exo -isocitral                                                        trace – 2.0%
citronellal                                                              trace – 1.0%
cis -isocitral                                                          trace – 2.7%
trans -isocitral                                                      trace – 4.3%
neral                                                                          32.0% +
geranial                                                                    44.0% +

CITRAL TOTAL                                                 95.0% or above

 

 

 

Specifications

  • Weight: 80 g
  • Width: 7 cm
  • Depth: 3 cm
  • Height: 11 cm

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