|Botanical Name||Myrtus communis|
|Odor||Sweet and fresh|
|Specific Gravity||0.890 – 0.915|
|Refractive Index||1.460 – 1.470|
Myrtle is a small tree with lots of branches, pointed leaves and flowers and black berries. The leaves and flowers have a prominent fragrance.
Extraction : It is obtained by process of steam distillation from the kernel of myrtus communis.
Properties : Myrtle Essential Oil has a clean camphoraceous smell, and has a pale yellow to orange colour.
Blending : Myrtle essential oil blends well Bergamot, Elemi, Eucalyptus, Black Pepper, Cedar Wood, Frankincense, Myrrh, Neroli, Rose, Ho Wood, Hyssop, Jasmine, Lavender, Lemon, Lemongrass, Clary Sage, Coriander, Melissa, Rosewood and Ylang-Ylang oils.
Safety & Precautions : It is classed as a non-toxic, non-irritant and non-sensitizing oil – excessive use of it can lead to headaches and nausea.