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Lemon Balm has a fresh, citral, lemon-like aroma.
Common Name: Lemon Balm
Plant Part: Leaves, Stems & Flowers
Form: Essential Oil
Synonyms: Melissa, Balm
Botanical Description: A sweet scented perennial that grows to about 24 inches high with green serrated leaves.
Method of Extraction: Steam distilled
Aroma Profile: The top note of Lemon Balm is a fresh, lemon, citral aroma. The middle note is a sweet and herbaceous lemon aroma, and the dry out note is lingering, lemon-like and sweet.
Major Constituents: Geranial, Neral, Citronellal, Caryophyllene
Common Adulterants: Lemon balm can be adulterated with Lemongrass and is used to adulterate Lemon.
Aroma Benefits: calming, uplifting
Blends Well With: Bergamot, chamomile, lavender, neroli, rose, ylang ylang, geranium and jasmine
Directories: Essential Oils
Description: Lemon Balm has a fresh, citral, lemon-like aroma.