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Lemon Balm Essential Oil
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Lemon Balm has a fresh, citral, lemon-like aroma.

Botanical Name: Melissa officinalis

Common Name: Lemon Balm

Plant Part: Leaves, Stems & Flowers

Form: Essential Oil

Family: Lamiaceae

Synonyms: Melissa, Balm

Origin: Hungary

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.

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