what is melissa oil
We are a wholesale supplier of Melissa essential oil. The plant Melissa Officinalis L is grown in Bulgaria and the fresh material is processed using steam distillation. Melissa oil has a specific lemon aroma which is formed by over 130 components. The main component in the essential oil is the citral.
Melissa oil is highly valued for its pleasant and unique aroma. It is widely used in perfume formulas for fine fragrance as well as cosmetics. In recent years, aromatherapy is utilizing Melissa essential oil due to its multiple anti-bacterial and calming properties.
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|COMMON NAME||Mlissa Essential Oil|
|BOTANICAL NAME||Melissa Officinalis oil|
|METHOD OF EXTRACTION||Steam distillation|
|COLOUR||Pale yellow to green|
|ODOUR||Typical of Melissa|
|RELATIVE INDEX DENSITY||from 0,870 to 0,906|
|REFRACTIVE INDEX (20 °C)||from 1,4600 to 1,4800|
|OPTICAL ROTATION (20 °C)||from +2,0 to -32,0|
|ACID VALUE, mg KOH/g||not more than 2,5|
|ESTER VALUE, mg KOH/g||from 27,0 to 220,0|
|CONTENTS OF CHARACTERISTIC INGREDIENTS (BY GC), %|
|CITRAL||from 17,0 to 60,0|