Detox Massage Oil
Product Code: VRINEO0006090  
Botanical Name Melissa Officinalis
Common Name Melissa, Lemon Balm
Country of Origin India
Solubility Insoluble in water, soluble in alcohol and oils
Specific Gravity 0.880 - 0.920 @ 20°C
Optical Rotation N/A
Refrective Index 1.455 - 1.485 @ 20°C
PlantPart Leaves
Bland With Geranium Oil, Orange Oil, Lavender Oil, Lemon Oil.
CAS No 8014-71-9
Flash Point 85° C
Extraction Method Steam Distilled


Melissa Oil comes from plants just before first flowers appear as aroma is less interesting when plant is in full bloom. The oil is steam distilled from melissa leaves & tops and is pale yellow in color with agreeable & subtle, warm, lemony aroma. Rare oil, it is very expensive as 7 tonnes of leaves and tops are needed to produce 1 kg (21/4 lb) of oil.


Melissa officinalis L, also known as lemon balm, bee balm, honey balm, is a perennial herb. It is a member of the Lamiaceae (mint) family, and lemon balm (Melissa officinalis) belongs to a genus that includes 5 species of perennial herbs native to Europe, Central Asia, and Iran. Although Melissa officinalis originated primarily in Southern Europe, it is now naturalized around the world, from North America to New Zealand. Lemon balm occurs naturally in sandy and scrubby areas but has also been reported to grow on damp wasteland, at elevations ranging from sea level to the mountains. In Iran, this plant is known locally by the names Badranjbooye, Varangboo, and Faranjmoshk.

Color & Aroma

Color : Pale Yellow Liquid with Sweet Citrus Citronella odor,

Aroma : Warm and radiant scent reminiscent of lemons.


Citral, geraniol, citronellal , citronellol (responsible for the lemony smell), limonene, linalool, pinene.


Having therapeutic properties, it is used for nerve calming applications. It is also a good sedative and has anti-viral, anti-inflammatory, anti-spasmodic, stomachic and choleretic properties. The leaves of lemon balm, Melissa officinalis L (Lamiaceae), are used in folk medicine for their digestive, carminative, antispasmodic, sedative, analgesic, tonic, and diuretic properties, as well as for functional gastrointestinal disorders. COMMON USAGE • Uplifts mind from depression • Reduces insect bites • Heals cuts & wounds • Soothes sensitive skin • Acts as natural astringents • Nourishes skin • Diminishes fine lines • Tightens pores

$ 48.40

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