Myrtle has long been held in high regard by a variety of different cultures. The Jewish culture sees it as a symbol of love and peace, while many other cultures view it as sacred. Therapeutically, myrtle is great for the skin and respiratory concerns.
Name of Oil:Myrtle
Latin Binomial:Myrtus communis
Countries of Origin:Tunisia, France, Corsica, Spain, Morocco, Italy
Scent Profile:green, fresh, earthy, camphorous
Parts used in distillation:Blossoms, leaves
Oil Characteristics:pale yellow to orange tinted, thin, medium aroma
Cultivation – Conventional Farming