The Melissa officinalis essential oil contains citral, citronellol, geraniol, germacrol D and other substances having spasmolytic effect on the alimentary and on the respiratory system. It also contains vitamin C, carotene, organic acids and flavonoids. They are beneficial to the body because they fight free radicals in it, strengthen the immune system and have an antioxidant and antiseptic effect. The Melissa officinalis essential oil has also a specific lemon flavour. It stores its oil in exogenous receptacles which open once the plant is picked and a considerable part of the oil binds with the atmosphere and evaporates. This is why the Maira Oils team processes the green leafy raw Melissa material very carefully and very hurriedly thus collecting the maximal quantity of all healing ingredients of this infinite plant.
The Melissa officinalis leaf oil is a natural product produced through distillation of Melissa leaves. The therapeutic effects of this herb are known too little. This is a heavenly encoded plant.
The Melissa oil has numerous applications, ranging from treating rashes and acne to aromatherapy and soothing baths with a few drops of oil added. It is used for treating herpes, dandruff, fungi and lichens. The basic effect of the oil is determined by a few general qualifications: sedative, spasmolytic, strengthening blood vessels, anti-sclerotic, anti-depressive, effective with vegetative vascular disorders. It helps fast acclimatisation, rejuvenates the skin. It is classified as an adaptogen and an aphrodisiac.