Country of Origin
Color & Odor
|:||Reddish brown liquid. and Characteristic somewhat eucalyptus-like odor.|
|:||Soluble in alcohol and oils. Insoluble in water.|
|:||0.890 – 0.915 @ 20°C|
|:||+10 – +30 @ 20°C|
|:||1.460 – 1.470 @ 20°C|
Plant Part Used
|:||Leaves and Twigs|
|:||Steam distillation of the leaves and twigs.|
DESCRIPTION:These are evergreen shrubs in the genus Myrtus that are native to the Mediterranean and the Middle East. These are also cultivated in southern England and the warmer portions of North America. The oil of myrtle finds wide application in various aromatherapy treatments.
CONSTITUENTS:It has a-terpinene, linalool, terpinen-4-ol and others components.
BLENDS WITH:It can mix with ylang ylang,geranium, jasmine,
USES:This essential oil is extensively used in aromatherapy treatments such as asthma, coughs and sore throat.