Myrtle is an evergreen scrub, it leaves have a sweet, astringent, juniper-like taste.
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Australian Lemon Myrtle is the world's richest known natural source of citral (90 - 98%). Laboratory research has concluded the citral essential oils contained in Lemon Myrtle to be highly anti-bacterial, anti-microbial and anti-fungal. Lemon Myrtle is caffeine free.
Actions: Antiseptic, anti-viral, calmative, sedative and corrective.
Indications: Common cold, influenza, bronchitis, indigestion and other irritable GIT disorders, herpes simplex - apply oil or tincture topically.
|Botanical Name||Backhousia citriodora|
|Organic Status||Certified Organic|
|Country of Origin||Australia|
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