As one of our rarest and most expensive oils, Melissa essential oil has a wide range of health benefits and uses.*
Melissa essential oil has long been used to help calm feelings of tension and nervousness, when ingested.
Diffusing Melissa essential oil at night can help initiate a restful sleep environment. Melissa oil may also help support a healthy immune system, when taken internally.*
Melissa officinalis, also known as lemon balm, received the name “Melissa” because of its sweet, fresh, citrus-like fragrance, which was known to attract bees (Melissa is Greek for “honey bee”).
Melissa is used as a flavor in teas and ice cream as well as with some fish dishes.
Uses for doTERRA Melissa Essential Oil
- Diffuse at night or rub on forehead, shoulders, or chest.
- Diffuse Melissa essential oil to create a relaxing environment.
- Add to moisturizer or a spray bottle with water and spritz on face to rejuvenate skin.
Directions for how to use Melissa Essential Oil
Diffusion: Use three to four drops in the diffuser of your choice.
Internal use: Dilute one drop in four fluid ounces of liquid.
Topical use: Apply one to two drops to desired area. Dilute with a carrier oil to minimize any skin sensitivity.
This oil is Kosher certified.
Primary Benefits of Melissa Essential Oil
- May help to support a healthy immune system when taken internally*
- Internal use can help calm tension and nerves*
- Encourages a relaxing atmosphere
Geranial, germacrene D, neral, β-caryophyllene
Possible skin sensitivity. Keep out of reach of children. If you are pregnant, nursing, or under a doctor’s care, consult your physician. Avoid contact with eyes, inner ears, and sensitive areas.
*These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.