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Myrtle Products

Myrtle Products

Native to the Mediterranean and the Middle East, Myrtle is a fragrant evergreen shrub with glossy, emerald green leaves and pretty white star-shaped flowers. It was considered an aphrodisiac in ancient times and was commonly used to adorn bridal crowns and bouquets. Myrtle has a sweet, fresh and uplifting aroma and the essential oil of this herb has been used for thousands of years to calm and soothe the mind.

Myrtle is traditionally associated with the goddess of love, Aphrodite, and is perfect for promoting love and intimacy. Energetically and emotionally, Myrtle can promote a positive, harmonious and calming atmosphere. 

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Latin Name: Myrtus communis

  • Oil of Myrtus communis extracted using the steam distillation method
  • Light, fresh, green and uplifting, slightly camphorous aroma
  • Traditionally used to calm the mind, ease anxiety and promote restful sleep
  • Aroma: top to middle note
  • 100% pure botanical ingredients – no solvents used in the extraction method
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Myrtle Essential Oil 10ml from Indigo Herbs is a fresh and uplifting aromatherapy oil that is valued for its astringent properties. A cleansing, purifying and uplifting essential oil, Myrtle can be diluted in a carrier oil or lotion to tone the skin. Alternatively it can be diffused in an aromatherapy oil burner to promote restful sleep and calm the mind.

At Indigo Herbs we are passionate about premium quality botanicals. Explore the tabs on this page to find out more about the quality, manufacture and suggested use of this essential oil. At Indigo Herbs we are committed to empowering optimum health and nutrition and assisting you to take responsibility for your own health and wellbeing, by having access to many of natures healing botanicals.

Also known as: Sweet Myrtle

Myrtle essential oil has gained popularity as an astringent and for its antimicrobial, antiseptic, anti-inflammatory, expectorant and decongestant properties. This versatile oil is also effective at managing stress and easing anxiety.

Diluted in a pure carrier, this essential oil can be used to address oily skin, sagging skin, acne and open pores. Diffusing Myrtle oil in an aromatherapy oil burner or inhaling over a bowl of hot water can ease respiratory problems such as bronchitis, coughs and asthma. Its expectorant properties can help to remove excess mucus from the respiratory tract. This essential oil is so gentle that it is particularly helpful for the elderly or children who are suffering from night time coughs.

Blends well with; Rosemary, Benzoin, Bergamot, Elemi, Eucalyptus, Black Pepper, Cedarwood, Frankincense, Myrrh, Neroli, Rose, Jasmine, Lavender, Lemon, Lemongrass, Clary Sage, Coriander, Melissa, Rosewood and Ylang-Ylang essential oils.

Using Aromatherapy in your daily routine is simple, easy and can be enormously beneficial. Pure neat essential oils can be evaporated into the environment and inhaled while products that have already been diluted in an oil can be applied straight to the skin. There are lots of different ways to utilize the pure neat essential oils; these can be made into a room spray or used in an an essential oil burner/ vaporizer.

This is a lovely way to perfume an environment and essential oils are very good at affecting the mood, mind and emotions when evaporated into the air. Adding essential oils to your bath is the best way to ensure the oils are absorbed through the pores of the skin while also inhaling the vapors; maximum benefit can then be had whilst enjoying a soak. Additionally the neat oils can be diluted into a carrier medium. This can be a cream, body butter, face cream, vegetable body oil and bath salts to name a few. For full instructions go to our How to use Aromatherapy page.

Myrtle essential oil can be used in the bath, or vaporized in an oil burner. It can be added to a massage oil or cream. Use 6-8 drops per bath and 10 -18 drops per 30ml of carrier oil. See Essential Oil Dosage Chart

  • Produced to GMP standards.
  • Quality Assured by Indigo Herbs. 
  • 100% pure botanical ingredients - no solvents are used in the extraction process
  • Bottled in a pharmacoepial grade brown glass bottle.

Manufacture Process

Our essential oils are manufactured to GMP standards using steam distillation or cold pressing.

Indigo Herbs Myrtle Essential Oil is extracted using the "steam distillation" method. In this process the botanical material is placed in a still and steam is forced over the material. The hot steam helps to release the aromatic molecules from the plant material since the steam forces open the pockets in which the oils are kept. Molecules of the volatile oils then escape and evaporate into the steam. The temperature of the steam needs to be carefully controlled - just enough to force the plant material to let go of the essential oil, yet not too hot as to burn the plant material or the essential oil. The steam now containing the essential oil is passed through a cooling system to condense the steam which forms a liquid. The essential oil is then separated from the water and bottled, resulting in 100% pure essential oil.

Essential oils need to be diluted first; never apply an essential oil directly to the skin. Avoid contact with eyes and mouth.

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