Melissa Melissa Officinalis
Description: Melissa oil has a water type viscosity is yellow in color and has a fresh sweet smell similar to citrus.
Properties: Calming, Antidepressant, Carminative, Cordial, Antispasmodic, Diaphoretic, Anti-inflammatory
Historical Uses: Melissa was an important part of Carmelite water in the 1400-1600's. The herb has also been called the elixir of Life by ancient Greek physicians.
Place a few drops in diffuser to assist with fighting depression along with calming the mind, reducing fevers, easing headaches, and for combating nausea.
Blend with massage oil or use in bath to help with stress, upset stomachs or to fight fungal infections.
Place 1 to 2 drops in a water to help stimulate sweat glands before a workout to loose water weight
Blends well With: Geranium, lavender, Wild Orange, Lemon
Melissa Essential Oil Application:
Can be use aromatically
Can be consumed
Can be used topically (Apply NEAT)