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Melissa Oil

Botanical Name of Melissa:  Melissa officinalis

Synonyms:  Lemon balm essential oil

About Melissa: Melissa is a perennial herb from mint family which grows up to 150 cm tall. Its leaves a lemon scented and it bears small white coloured flowers during summers. These flowers are full of nectar and become major attraction for honey bees. Even the name ‘Melissa’ means ‘honey bee’ in Greek. Melissa needs warm and light climate to grow where the temperature is at least 20 degrees Celsius. In winters this plant dies but again becomes lively with spring season. It is also a good plant to have indoors. If left alone it can be a nuisance for your garden as it will seed itself prolifically.  

History of Melissa: the history of lemon balm would take us 2000 years back, since when it was being used as a traditional medicine form to treat many ailments including: fever, cold, spasms, digestive disorders, etc. In medieval times the tea with Melissa was known to be a blessing for treating disorders related to nervous system. It was also a popular remedy to treat insomnia in olden days. By the 17th century AD the usefulness of Melissa was well established and it was being used for many different applications all across the European continent.

Properties of Melissa Oil: Fresh, dried leaves and flowering tops of Melissa plants are used to extract its essential oil through steam distillation process. The average yield of marjoram essential oil is around 0.01 to 0.02%. The major chemical constituents in this oil include: trans ocimene, cis 3 hexanol, linalool, citronellal, copaene, neral, caryophellene, methyl hepenone, geraniol, etc.

Health Benefits and Applications Melissa Oil:

Melissa Oil is known to have number of benefits, some of the important ones include:

Effect on Nervous System: It is a well known mood lifter and has been used as an anti depressant since ages. It calms the nervous system down and provides relief from any tension or depression.

Cordial: Melissa essential oil is considered quite warm oil which gives a feeling of warmth. This warmth is considered to be very useful in proper functioning of respiratory system and cardio-vascular system.

Nervine: Melissa is considered to be a tonic for nervous system which keeps it in best of the shape and induces proper functioning.

Sedative: It works wonder at time of any trauma, shock, nervousness and calms down the mind.

Anti-bacterial: Any bacterial infections in our body could be effectively treated by using Melissa essential oil.

Other therapeutic properties of Melissa Oil that make it useful are; emenagogue, Stomachic, anti spasmodic, carminative, febrifuge, hypotensive, etc.

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Storage: Store in cool and dark place, Keep away from heat and spark

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