Melissa (Lemon Balm) Hydrosol

  • Melissa hydrosol retains some quantity of the antiviral active components of its essential oil which makes it helpful to relieve sensitive skin.
  • It is one of nature's botanical wonders for calming.
  • Gentle enough for babies to calm or soothe delicate skin.
  • Topically it is used as a skin clarifier and a calming agent.
  • Melissa is excellent for mature skin. It's not just for use on delicate baby skin.

Melissa officinalis. Organic. USA.

  • Melissa essential oil is prized and the hydrosol retains some quantity of the active components. Use undiluted to soothe sensitive skin.
  • Aromatherapists recommend it as a tonic to help prevent colds.
  • It is one of nature's calming botanical wonders.
  • Gentle enough for babies to calm during a bath.
  • Melissa is excellent for clarifying and soothing skin.

≈SAFETY NOTE: Lemon balm has some effect in lowering blood pressure, splease exercise caution if using on a long-term basis if you are hypotensive. Reference: Catty, Suzanne. Hydrosols, The Next Aromatherapy. Vermont, Healing Arts Press.21. With permission of the author.

 

  • Skin care: Use as mists, toners, or astringents as often as needed. It is an excellent skin clarifier.
  • To calm babies and children for bedtime: Add 1 tsp hydrosol to bathwater. 
  • Sensitive spots: Mist skin gently. Increase effectiveness by blending with German chamomile or yarrow.

 

SAFETY NOTE: Lemon balm has some effect in lowering blood pressure, so please exercise caution if using on a long-term basis if you are hypotensive.  

Melissa officinalis. Organically grown and distilled in the USA. Stable for more than 24 months. Aroma is light and brisk. Taste is light, lemony, somewhat bitter undiluted but soft when diluted.

 

 


 

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