Melissa Pure


Melissa officinalis



THERAPEUTIC PROPERTIES: antiseptic, antibiotic, antiviral, sedative, calmative, antidepressant, stimulant

AFFINITY FOR: immune system, respiratory system, reproductive system, cardiovascular system, yang energy, brow chakra, wood element, fire element

RESONANCE:physical, emotional


PART UTILIZED: leaves, flowers

EXTRACTION METHOD: steam distilled

APPLICATION:Melissa can be applied, diluted, to the feet or any area of the body.

AROMATIC CONSIDERATIONS: Melissa essential oil has a delicate lemony scent. It is both calming and uplifting to the spirit.

EMOTIONAL – SPIRITUAL – MENTAL ASPECTS: : Melissa essential oil has a youthful, revitalizing effect on the body and spirit. It opens our ability to see and understand truth. The aroma of melissa oil helps us receive insights for living our daily lives. It promotes feelings of compassion and love for life. Melissa is beneficial to emotionally sensitive individuals who do not respond well to pressure or who are easily upset, almost traumatized, by the slightest confrontation. They spend their strength trying to hold in their feelings to prevent or end an argument rather than risk expressing feelings of anger or hurt. This continual repression of fear or anger eventually leads to depression. Melissa essential oil can be helpful anywhere along this soul destroying path.

PHYSICAL ASPECT: Melissa essential oil has been proven to have powerful antiviral properties. It is considered to be one of the most powerful antiseptic and medicinal essential oils. Studies conducted in Germany indicate that it is useful against various strains of flu virus, smallpox, and mumps. The University of Munich reports a complete remission of herpes simplex lesions (cold sores and impetigo) from the use of melissa oil. Melissa oil is used for hypertension, palpitations, shock, and conditions where the heart is overstimulated. Melissa is excellent in the treatment of allergies, asthma, bronchitis, chronic coughs, colds, and cold-sore blisters. Melissa is recommended for sterility in women.

This information is for educational purposes only, it is not intended to treat, cure, prevent or, diagnose any disease or condition. Nor is it intended to prescribe in any way. This information is for educational purposes only and may not be complete, nor may its data be accurate.
As with all essential oils, never use them undiluted. Do not take internally unless working with a qualified and expert practitioner. Keep away from children. If applying an essential oil to your skin always perform a small patch test to an insensitive part of the body (after you have properly diluted the oil in an appropriate carrier.


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