Lemon Myrtle Essential Oil

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Yet another one of our Native Australian Essential Oils, Lemon Myrtle Essential Oil is well-liked for its strong and refreshingly sweet lemon-like aroma. Because of the many benefits of Lemon Myrtle Essential Oil, it is known to be a rather popular essential oil for aromatherapy, cleaning and much more!

  • Traditionally, the benefits of Lemon Myrtle Essential Oil were known to ease chest congestion via inhalation or topical application.
  • It has since been discovered that the potent antibacterial and antifungal properties within Lemon Myrtle Oil makes it one of the best essential oils for cleaning; in fact, it has been seen to be more effective than Tea Tree Oil.
  • In aromatherapy, the cheerful and revitalising essence of Lemon Myrtle Oil has been seen to act as a natural antidepressant, bringing peace of mind to those feeling overwhelmed.
  • These aromatic benefits of Lemon Myrtle Essential Oil are also known to help concentrate and focus the mind.
  • When applied topically, the antimicrobial, antispasmodic and anti-inflammatory properties within Lemon Myrtle Oil work together to help ease muscle pain and inflammation.
  • Not to mention, because of its subtly sweet, warm, and deeply refreshing aroma, Lemon Myrtle Oil is highly valued in high end perfumery.

Lemon Myrtle Oil Key Benefits:

  • Beneficial for muscle pain & inflammation
  • Can help to relieve chest congestion
  • Antibacterial and antifungal properties
  • Great ingredient for natural cleaning products
  • May help to improve acne and oily skin  
  • Calming effect on the body and mind
  • Known for its antidepressant & stress reducing benefits
  • Seen to help concentration & focus
  • Carminative properties help reduce stomach gases

Lemon Myrtle Oil Therapeutic Properties:
Analgesic, Antibacterial, Anti-fungal, Anti-inflammatory, Antimicrobial, Antispasmodic, Decongestant, Immune Support, Relaxant, Respiratory Aid

Lemon Myrtle Oil General Uses:
Aromatherapy, Cleaning, Massage, Meditation & Yoga, Personal Care, Skincare, Perfumes & Home fragrance

Lemon Myrtle Oil Emotional Benefits:
Calming, Balancing, Uplifting, Energizing, Clarifying

Lemon Myrtle Blends Well With:
Cypress, EucalyptusFrankincenseSandalwoodTea Tree and most citrus essential oils.

How to use Lemon Myrtle Essential Oil

  • Diffuse: Add a few drops to an aromatherapy diffuser or electric vaporiser and let the refreshing and uplifting aroma of Lemon Myrtle Essential Oil fill your environment.
  • Topically: Dilute a few drops of Lemon Myrtle Oil into a carrier oil, massage oil, or moisturiser to soothe sore, tight and fatigued muscles.
    See topical dilution guide below for safe topical application
  • Bath: Add a few drops of Lemon Myrtle Essential Oil to a warm bath to promote relaxation and ease tension in the body.
  • Foot Spa: Add Lemon Myrtle Essential Oil to a pool of warm water before soaking your feet to help relieve pain & inflammation.
  • On The Go: Add 4-6 drops of Lemon Myrtle Oil to a 15ml roller bottle and top with Fractionated Coconut Oil to create an on-the-go balancing roller blend.
  • Fast Remedy: Add 1-2 drops of Lemon Myrtle Oil to a tissue and inhale at a distance while ensuring that the oil does not come into direct contact with the skin. Alternatively, you can smell the oil directly from the bottle!

Topical Dilution Guidelines
Please note that the following guidelines are recommended for healthy adults:

  • General Use: 2 – 4% dilution (4 – 8 drops per 10ml)
  • Facial Application: 1 – 2% dilution (2 – 4 drops per 10ml)

Botanical Name: Backhousia citriodora
INCI Name: Backhousia citriodora Oil
Cas Number: 84775-80-4
EINECS Number: 283-909-7
Family: Myrtaceae

Ingredients: 100% Backhousia citriodora Oil
Plant Part:
Leaves & Twigs
Method of Extraction: Steam distillation

Appearance: Clear mobile liquid
Colourless to pale yellow
Country of Origin:

Key Constituents: Citral (Geranial and Neral),
Aroma: Lemony, Fresh, Sweet
Note: Top to Middle


Lemon Myrtle Essential Oil Safety

  • Essential oils are extremely potent and can cause serious harm if used incorrectly.
  • In line with the Therapeutic Goods Act, we do not recommend ingesting essential oils without the guidance of a registered Aromatherapist or Naturopath.
  • Essential oils should be kept out of reach of children and pets.
  • Avoid using essential oils during pregnancy and whilst breastfeeding.
  • Essential oils are very concentrated and are likely to cause irritation or reactions if applied directly to the skin. For this reason, we recommend diluting your essential oils before using topically (on the skin).

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Extracted from the leaves & twigs of the Backhousia citriodora tree, AWO’s 100% pure Lemon Myrtle Essential Oil is is ethically sourced and extracted using the steam distillation method, ensuring its purity and therapeutic benefits. AWO is an Australian supplier of pure essential oils, offering quality products at affordable prices, we also offer bulk and wholesale pricing. For those wanting to purchase quality essential oils you can buy online today. We also offer shipping Australia wide!

100% Pure & Natural

Our products are ethically sourced from the highest quality ingredients.

No GMO's Or Synthetics

This product is free from genetically modified organisms and synthetic enhancers.

Not Tested On Animals

We are proud to ensure that our products are not tested on animals.

Vegan Friendly

This product is plant based and vegan friendly.

Recyclable Packaging

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Dangerous Goods Notice:

This item cannot be shipped overseas or via express within Australia as it is classified as a Dangerous Good for shipping purposes.