Aromatic Description: Citrus, herbaceous
Distillation Method: Steam Distillation
Plant Part: Leaf, top
As one of our rarest and most expensive oils,
Melissa essential oil has a wide range of benefits
and uses. Due to its positive effect on mood,
Melissa has long been used to help calm feelings of
tension and nervousness when applied topically.
Also known as lemon balm, the sweet, fresh,
citrus-like fragrance of Melissa was known to attract
honey bees. This is where the name “Melissa” came
from, which is Greek for honey bee.
How to use:
Essential Oil Spotlight
Use Melissa at night to promote a peaceful
environment that will encourage
a restful night of sleep.
S Apply to calm feelings of tension and
promote emotional well being.
S Promote feelings of confidence and positive
emotional health by using Melissa in your
bedroom, living room, bathroom, or kitchen.
After a long day, let your mind and body
relax and unwind with a massage featuring
Melissa essential oil.
Rejuvenate and keep skin clear by adding a
few drops of Melissa to your daily moisturiser.
Add Melissa to a spray bottle with water and
spritz over the face to promote clean-looking
skin and to refresh the mind. Take care to
cover eyes and other sensitive areas.
14 EUROPE LIVING MAGAZINE