Botanical Name: Melissa officinalis Extraction: steam distilled from leaves & flowers Note: Top/Middle
Melissa is a herby, citrusy oil that has great antiviral and antibacterial properties. Melissa is commonly called lemon balm and has a wonderful uplifting and antidepressant effect. It is useful for cold sores. Can help nervous tension, fevers, nausea, insomnia and anxiety. In ancient times, Melissa was used to promote fertility.
Dilution may be required as it can irritate sensitive skin. Dilute for young children and babies.