Botanical Name: Myrtus communis
Plant Part: Leaves and Twigs
Processing Method: Steam Distilled
Product Description: An evergreen shrub, growing approximately 5 meters tall with white flowers, sometimes tinged with pink. It’s essential oil is fragrant, and the tree grows berries that are blue-black when ripe.
Cautions: Dilute well before use; for external use only. May be toxic in high concentrations, and can cause skin irritation in some individuals; a skin test is recommended prior to use. Contact with eyes should be avoided.
Storage: It is recommended that oils packaged in metal containers (for safe shipping), be transferred into dark glass containers to maintain freshness and attain maximum shelf life.