With a sweet lemon fragrance, the Melissa plant, also known as melissa officinalis or lemon balm, is the herbaceous origin of Melissa essential oil. This rare oil is extracted from the leaf of the Melissa plant and is cherished by many for its broad array of uses and benefits. Melissa essential oil contains strong soothing properties, and, when used aromatically or topically, it can help promote feelings of relaxation and can assist in calming tension and nerves.
Melissa blends well with citrus oils, geranium & lavender.
Melissa is a member of the mint family. Distillation from the leaves and flower petals.