Lemon Myrtle (backhousia citriodora)
One of the most well-known and popular of the native Australian oils, this rainforest tree grows naturally in the wet coastal regions of northern New South Wales and southern Queensland. It is fresh, bright and uplifting in nature. It is antiviral and antimicrobial and can be used for respiratory complaints or as a natural cleaning product. It blends well with anise myrtle, honey myrtle, eucalyptus or tea tree.
Both relaxing and invigorating, and emotionally uplifting.
Can improve mental energy and concentration.
May be useful in times of emotional stress, tension and anxiety.
Good antibacterial and antiviral qualities.
May provide support for the immune system.