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Myrtle Essential Oil

Myrtle Essential Oil

Myrtus communis L, known as Myrtle, is one of the most important medicinal and aromatic species from the Myrtaceae family. It is an evergreen sclerophyll shrub or small tree, 1.8-2.4 m in height, with small foliage and deep fissured bark [1].

The essential oil obtained from Myrtle Leaves generally contains Alpha-Pinene, Limonene, Linalyl Acetate and 1,8 Cineole [2].

This essential oil is traditionally used as an antiseptic, disinfectant and hypoglycemic agent.  Myrtle leaves have been used as an antiseptic and anti-inflammatory agent in the treatment of stomach aches, hypoglycemia, dysbiosis, cough, constipation, and poor appetite.  In Italian folk medicine, the fruit of this plant is used as a mouthwash, for the treatment of candidiasis. The essential oil obtained from Myrtle leaves has been used in the treatment of lung disorders [3].



Myrtle essential oil may be applied via inhalation or topically. Before using this essential oil, carefully read Warning & Safety Requirements.

To apply to the skin, do not use undiluted essential oils on your skin.

Used topically, Its sebum regulating effect also makes it ideal for oily or blemished skins  Thanks to its astringent and cleansing effects, soothes and cleans the skin. It is also known as antimicrobial and antifungal agents to treat candidiasis  [4].

Used in aromatherapy, Myrtle essential oil can create a positive, harmonious and calming effect [4].


Suggested Uses:

Try adding it to a bath or diffuser as aromatherapy, or combining with different essential oils to strengthen its effect.

Add to a 20 ml bottle: 3 drops Myrtle essential oil, 2 drops Eucalyptus Globulus essential oil and 2 drops Spearmint essential oil, then fill with Jojoba oil and shake to mix well. Apply  directly to shoulders and neck. It can be an effective treatment mixture for tension headache or migraine pain.


Warning & Safety Requirements:

  • If you are pregnant or lactating, please consult with your doctor before using any product containing essential oils.
  • For external use only.
  • Can cause skin irritation, avoid contact with eyes and mucous membranes.
  • Not suitable for children.


Storage Conditions:

Store oils in a cool dry place away from direct sunlight and out of reach of children.




INCI: Myrtus Communis Leaf Oil
Cas No: 84082-67-7
Batch/Lot No: 2019-P14S11
Stock Code: -
Botanical Name: Myrtus communis L.
Family: Myrtaceae
Ingredients: 100% Pure Myrtle Essential Oil
Major Components: Monoterpenes, Oxides, Esters
Extraction Process: Steam Distillation
Part of the Plant: Leaf-Branch
Country of Origin: Turkey
Color: Clear
Aroma(s): Fresh, Green, Clear
Note: Top - Middle
Harvest Season:
Method of Cultivation: Conventional Farming
Expire Date: 24 months
Period After Opening: 9 months
Blends Well With: Spicy Aromas