Melissa, also known as lemon balm, was given the name Melissa for its sweet, fresh, citrusy scent known for attracting bees (Greek melissa = honey bee). As one of doTERRA's rarest and most expensive oils, this oil has a wide range of health benefits and uses.
The oil is used as a flavor in tea and ice cream, as well as some fish dishes. Melissa is steam distilled from the fresh, flowering tops, leaves and stems of the plant. Due to its positive effect on mood, Melissa has long been used to calm emotions and tensions and nervousness. The oil can also support a healthy immune system. In the history of Melissa the oil was also known for addressing stomach complaints and against insects.
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Applications Melissa Oil*
- The aroma of Melissa can reduce stress and promote emotional well-being.
- Diffuse the oil in a diffuser at night for a good night's sleep.
- Add Melissa to moisturizer or in a spray bottle and use on the face to rejuvenate the skin and refresh the mind.
Possible skin sensitivity.
Keep out of reach of children.
Consult your doctor if you are pregnant or under the care of a doctor.
Avoid contact with eyes, inner ears and sensitive areas.
*This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease and the product and performance has not been tested by the NVWA. If you are ill, you should always consult a doctor.
doEarth Melissa (Melisse) Essential Oil (5ml)
Melissa is often used to reduce tension and promote relaxation. Melissa is one of doTERRA's rarest and most expensive oils.