Small Packing will be done in Food Grade Silver Coated Aluminum Bottles Bulk Packing will be done in 180 Kg. Food Grade GI Barrels.
DESCRIPTION OF MELISSA LEAF
Melissa essential oil is extracted by steam distillation of fresh buds, leaves, and twigs of Melissa or Melissa Officinalis, as it is scientifically known. There is a good reason why this essential oil has earned the reputation and a globally known name of lemon balm oil. This is because this oil is extensively used in nearly all sorts of balms due to its soothing properties while having a sweet, pleasant aroma. It is also known as sweet oil and common oil.
Melissa plant is native to the Mediterranean region and has been popularly referred to as the bee plant. However, that is not the sole cause of this plant’s popularity. It is famous particularly for its soothing, memory boosting, and anti-depressant powers, among others whose explanations can be found below.
The chief components of the essential oil of Melissa include trans-Ocimene, citronellal, caryophyllene, cermacrene, geranial, geranyl acetate, cis-Ocimene, Octanone, linalool, beta-Bourbonene, methylheptenone, cis-3-hexanol, octanol, octanol, copaene, alpha-humulene, neral, delta-cadinene, gamma-cadinene, nerol, and geraniol are the chief components of the essential oil of Melissa.
This oil is also found effective in the treatment of herpes, sores, ulcers, fungal infections, headaches, and fatigue. It also boosts memory.
Plant part used
Method of extraction
Bergamot, Cedar wood, Geranium, Jasmine, Lavender, Lemon, Marjoram, Neroli, Rose and Ylang-Ylang.
Clear, colourless to yellow liquid.
Solubility in alcohol
Solubility in water
0.878 - 0.890 20º C Compiles
1.475 - 1.490 20º C Compiles
-30º to + 5.0 20º CCompiles
6 – 26% 13.5
11 – 36% 18.9
BLENDS WITH:Bergamot, Cedar wood, Geranium, Jasmine, Lavender, Lemon, Marjoram, Neroli, Rose and Ylang-Ylang.
AROMATIC SUMMARY / NOTE / STRENGTH OF AROMA: A middle note with a medium aroma, it has a warm and spicy aroma, with a note like nutmeg.
CAUTIONS:Dilute before use; for external use only. May cause skin irritation in some individuals; a skin test is recommended prior to use. Contact with eyes should be avoided. It is non-toxic but may cause irritations or sensations to sensitive people. Therefore, pregnant women and those who have sensitive skin should avoid using this essential oil.
SHELF LIFE:12 months or longer under proper storage conditions.
STABILITY:Avoid strong acids strong bases and all oxidising agents.