Common Name: Myrtle, green
Botanical Name: Myrtus communis
Parts Used: organic leaves & fruit
Processing: Steam distilled
Common Uses: Respiratory (asthma esp. in children), addiction recovery (smoking etc), emotionally cleansing, astringent for oily skin and acne - skin balancing. Calming. Combine with cypress for hemorrhoids, candida. Sore throats & coughs.
Special Notes: Gentle, non-irritating. Possibly toxic in high concentrations, avoid during pregnancy.
GCMS: 22.29%, a-Pinene, 9.85% Limonene, 34% 1,8-Cineol, 4.01% Linalool, 4.06% a-Terpineol, 16.47% Myrtenyl acetate, 2.96% Geranyl acetate with all others under 1%. Full report available upon request.