Lemon Myrtle Essential Oil - Backhousia citriodora - is processed from the Lemon Myrtle tree, The highly aromatic Lemon Myrtle oil is steam distilled from the glassy bright green leaves, exuding a strong lemon note which extends a freshness and lemon scented astringent aroma. This oil has a high percentage of citral - 90-97% This oil is well known for its fresh, strong citrus note is popular for diffusing especially in large areas.
Lemon myrtle oil is thought to have a number of therapeutic ans aromatherapy benefits in particular to skin benefits. Reduces clogged pores, balances oily skin, reduce the appearance of pores, makes you smell great, helps boost your mood. This oil is very useful in definite reduction in cold and flu symptoms, reduction in sinus problem.
This tree is an everlasting tree it can grow upto 66 feet high which is often referred to as the Lemon Scented Myrtle tree. Indigenous to the warmer, wetter southern Queensland region, this evergreen tree is now grown commercially in the Northern Rivers area. There are some stands in the cooler climates of Australia, although this tree doesn't tolerate frosts well so should be well managed in these regions.
Currently, Australia holds a monopoly as the single producer of lemon myrtle oil. Golden Grove naturals (GGN) has transplanted around 1,750 trees, and the current year’s yield is noted to be good. An additional transplant of around 2,000 plants is anticipated in the next five months. In order to produce 400-700 kg of oil this year, GGN will harvest close to 20 hectares of land. The growth in the aromatherapy market has led to demand touching new highs. This exotic origin of Australia attracts many producers and holds a top position in the aromatherapy sector due to the odour profile and high efficacy. Prices are at an all time high due to rising demand. Currently, some adulterated products are circulating in the market and sold as “Lemon Myrtle oil.” In order to ensure purity, it is recommended to conduct a c 14 tests for all the samples before purchase.
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