Myrtle Essential Oil


Myrtle essential oil produces 2 chemotypes.  This oil is the cineole chemotype, also known as red myrtle.  It is a calming and sedative oil, dissolving the feelings of anger, anxiety, stress, despair, worry, and tension when inhaled.

It helps people reclaim emotional balance and mental composure.  It is especially helpful for those with eating disorders, and hypochondriac tendencies.   It eases the fear of illness.

Energetically, it helps to relieve over-focus on the material world, and supports a more balanced mindset.

Aromatic Profile

 Top note:  Fresh, green, slightly sweet, herbaceous, medicinal notes

Heart Note:   Green, slightly sweet, herbaceous, pungent, spicy notes

Base Note:   Green, slightly sweet, herbaceous, pungent, spicy notes

Classification:  Heart note

Tenacity:  Medium

In natural perfumery, myrtle essential oil is used to create herbal blends,  colognes, and spice blends.

It blends well with many oils, including bay, nutmeg, lemon ironbark, and ruby grapefruit.


More About Our Myrtle Essential Oil

Size:  5 ml violet glass bottle OR 30 ml violet glass bottle

Source:  Turkey

Distillation:  Steam distilled from wild aerial parts

Botanical name:  Myrtus communis

Note:  Also known as red myrtle

Homeopathic Properties of Myrtle Essential Oil


Internal–oral, inhalation, suppository

External–topical application, bath, massage, local or spinal compress, application to energy centers and meridian points

Observations and Anecdotal Information

Myrtle essential oil has long been used as a hormone balancer.   It is helpful for all pelvic disorders, menstrual imbalances, uterine and prostate issues.

It can be used effectively for treating bladder infections, and can be diluted and taken internally for that purpose.

It is also an effective respiratory tonic, easing breathing and opening the breathing passages, for bronchitis, sinus and respiratory infections, and good for smoker’s cough.


Generally recognized as safe in normal dosage.

Avoid use while pregnant or lactating.

Avoid use with small children or infants.

Keep all essential oils away from eyes.

Store in a safe place, out of the reach of children.

All internal uses should be researched and/or supported by a health care professional.  Product quality and dosage are critically important when using essential oils internally.

None of our products are recognized or approved by the FDA.  They are not intended to diagnose, treat, or cure any disease.  This information is anecdotal, and is provided for educational purposes only.  It is not meant to be taken as medical advice.  See a health care professional for medical advice.

More about our disclaimer

Weight 0.004 kg

30 ml violet bottle, 5 ml violet glass bottle

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