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.