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Botonical Name : Melissa Officinalis
CAS # : 8014-71-9
Country of Origin : France
Color & Odor : Pale Yellow Liquid with Sweet Citrus Citronella odor
Solubility : Insoluble in water, soluble in alcohol and oils
F.E.M.A. # : 2113
Specific Gravity : 0.880 - 0.920 @ 20�C
Optical Rotation : N/A
Refractive Index : 1.455 - 1.485 @ 20�C
Flash Point : 145� F
Major Constituents : monoterpenaldehydes citral a, citral b and citronellal.
Extraction Method : Steam Distillation
Melissa Oil comes from plants just before first flowers appear as aroma is less interesting when plant is in full bloom. The oil is steam distilled from melissa leaves & tops and is pale yellow in color with agreeable & subtle, warm, lemony aroma. Rare oil, it is very expensive as 7 tonnes of leaves and tops are needed to produce 1 kg (21/4 lb) of oil.
Melissa, Lemon Balm
Geranium Oil, Orange Oil, Lavender Oil, Lemon Oil.
Citral, geraniol, citronellal , citronellol (responsible for the lemony smell), limonene, linalool, pinene.
Having therapeutic properties, it is used for nerve calming applications. It is also a good sedative and has anti-viral, anti-inflammatory, anti-spasmodic, stomachic and choleretic properties