Certified Organic

Lemon Balm Essential Oil

  • Melissa officinalis
  • Origin: South Africa
Lemon Balm Essential Oil


Parts Used

Flowering plant

Extraction Method

Steam distilled

Note Classification



Light, fresh, green citrus


The oil is known for its calming effects. It has also been used as an addition to bug repellants.


Our 1/8 oz. and 1/4 oz. oils are packaged in an amber vial with screw cap. A dropper is provided, though we do not recommend storing the dropper in the bottle. 1/2 oz. and 1 oz. sizes are packaged in an amber glass bottle with a reducer cap.

Blends Well With

Citrus oils, chamomile, frankincense, geranium, lavender, neroli, petitgrain, rose

Herbal Miscellany

The genus Melissa comes from the Greek word for honey bee. The flowers of the lemon balm plant attract honey bees when it is in bloom.


Oil Specific: May cause skin irritation.
General: As with all essential oils, never use them undiluted, in eyes or mucus membranes. Do not take internally unless working with a qualified and expert practitioner. Keep away from children. If applying an essential oil to your skin always perform a small patch test to an insensitive part of the body (after you have properly diluted the oil in an appropriate carrier.

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This information is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.