As we already wrote, Melissa Essential Oil is beneficial for our overall health, it can be used in the prevention and treatment of various health issues in early stages and to fight the ones that are already attacking our organism. An interesting fact is how this amazing product got its name – Melissa. Namely, it comes from the Greek word for ”honey bee”, mostly because of its sweet fragrance, with the citrus notes. The Melissa plant, also known as lemon balm. Two most important chemical components of this oil are neral and geranial, that are giving this product its soothing properties. If you are thinking of getting our lemon balm oil, you are probably wondering how you can use it and get the best out of this product. We are here to inform you and make your choice and usage easier. If you want to use other oils together with Melissa – citrus, rose, vanilla or lavender oil might be a good combination.
Variations of using lemon balm oil
One of the most effective and important benefits of this sweet balm is on our immune system. If you decide to use it internally, you can put a couple of drops into a cup of tea or another beverage and drink it. If you are having trouble falling asleep or if you are waking up during the night, a cup of warm tea or milk with 1-2 drops of lemon balm oil is a perfect choice. Here’s one more advice on how to get a night of quality sleep; spill the oil in your diffuser before going to bed.
Another effective way of using this oil is to put it in your bath water, it’s desirable to be running bath water, so you can mix it with oil easier.
If you want to use it for and on your face or your body, you can put our lemon oil into a spray bottle with water and shake it. You can then sprinkle your face with this mixed spray. You will refresh and rejuvenate your skin with this simple, yet efficient mixture. The same effect is if you add Melissa oil to your face cream or moisturizer. Or you can even make your own natural face cream by mixing coconut oil or shea butter with lemon balm oil.
For softer and healthier lips, make a natural balm using beeswax, peppermint, and our oil.
Our lemon balm oil can also be used if you are feeling nervous or anxious. The best way to use it on these occasions is to inhale it. How? Rub a little bit of oil on the palms and breathe in. You will release the stress instantly.
There are various combinations of natural products that can be used with Melissa oil in order to get healthy skin products.
Precautions of Melissa Essential Oil
Be careful with using the oil, always test it on your skin before you use it. If possible, use it on your feet instead of your arms. Some sensitive skin types might be slightly irritated, so take care on how and where you use this product. Keep it out of your nose, eyes, and ears.
If you are planning on using our or any other essential oil for a longer period of time, you should advise with some experts, like essential oil coach or your health-care provider in order to avoid possible unwanted effects of long usage of the product.