Native to the subtropical rainforests of central and south-eastern Queensland, Lemon Myrtle (Backhousia citriodora) is a flowering tree that can grow up to 20 metres high. The essential oil is extracted from the leaves using steam distillation. With its refreshing lemon aroma, lemon myrtle oil energises and is ideal for freshening the air and removing unpleasant odours.
Botanical Name Backhousia citriodora
Plant Part Leaves
Actions Uplifting, energising, improves clarity of thought, confidence,
May Help Clarity, confidence, endurance, vigour, depression, fatigue, lethargy
Fragrance Note Top
Blends with Basil, Bergamot, Cedarwood, Citrus Oils, Eucalyptus, Geranium, Lavender, Palmarosa, Petitgrain, Rosemary, Tea Tree, Ylang Ylang, Vetiver