Complete Guide to Essential Oils/A to Z of essential oils/Lemon Myrtle

Lemon myrtle leaves
Lemon Myrtle (Backhousia citriodora)

Lemon myrtle oil comes from the Backhousia citriodora plant. It has a lemony scent. It has an antibacterial and germicidal effect.

PropertiesEdit

 
Backhousia citriodora essential oil.

SkinEdit

May help oily skin.

CautionEdit

  • Possible dangers of lemon myrtle oil are not well documented.