Lemon Myrtle Essential Oil Powder

Description:  Lemon Myrtle Essential Oil Powder contains 50% essential oil. This aromatic fine powder is a versatile ingredient for a variety of nutraceutical, flavor, fragrance and cosmeceutical applications.

Oil Extraction Process:  Lemon Myrtle is a flowering plant native to Australia, known for its lemony fragrance and flavor. The essential oil is obtained from the leaves of the Lemon Myrtle tree and is valued for its pleasant citrus aroma.

Bioactive Compounds:  Lemon Myrtle essential oil contains several bioactive compounds, including citral (Geranial and Neral), which gives it its distinctive lemon scent.

Traditional Applications

Lemon Myrtle Essential Oil has a long history of use in traditional medicine and perfumery. It has been valued for its potential anti-inflammatory, antimicrobial, and balancing properties. Lemon Myrtle Essential Oil has been used for respiratory health, to promote emotional well-being, and to scent and repel insects.

Flavour and Fragrance Applications

Lemon Myrtle Essential Oil Powder adds a citrusy lemon note to foods and scented products.

Cosmetic and Beauty Applications

Lemon Myrtle Essential Oil Powder has commercial applications as a fragrance and cosmetic ingredient. It is a popular ingredient in perfumes, soaps, lotions, and other personal care products. It has skin promoting properties. It is also used in aromatherapy blends and natural remedies.

Aromatherapy Applications

Lemon Myrtle Essential Oil Powder is known for its balancing and uplifting effects. It is often used in aromatherapy to promote relaxation, relieve stress and anxiety, and enhance mood.

Physical Chemical Properties:

Heavy Metals Standard Values
Lead (Pb) <3ppm
Arsenic (As) < 3ppm
Cadmium (Cd) < 1ppm
Mercury (Hg) <0.1 ppm
Microbiological Specifications < 1000 cfu/g
Total plate count < 1000 cfu/g
Yeasts and Moulds < 1000 cfu/g
Enterobacteriaceae Absent
Escherichia coli Absent
Pseudomonas aeruginosa Absent
Staphylococcus aureus Absent
Salmonella specie Absent

Botanical Name Backhousia citriodoar
CAS Number 84775-80-4
Family Myrtaceae
Origin Australia
Plant Part Leaves
Extraction Method Steam Distilled
Aroma Citrus aroma
Storage 12 months unopened in original packaging