Lemon Myrtle Essential Oil
100% pure Lemon Myrtle essential oil
Botanical name: Backhousia citriodora, Lemon Myrtle trees naturally occur in the rainforests of Queensland from Brisbane to the Atherton Tablelands.
As a Food Flavouring
Use Lemon Myrtle essential oil for food or drink flavouring by adding 2 to 4 drops per 1000ml of liquid.
Also mix Lemon Myrtle essential oil in cooking oils eg. Olive or Macadamia oil, at a rate of 4-6 drops per 1000ml of cooking oil.
Typical Chemical Profile of Lemon Myrtle Essential Oil (Australian Standard 4941-2001)
6-methyl-5-hepten-2-one trace – 2.9%
2,3-dehydro-1,8-cineole trace – 0.9%
myrcene trace – 0.7%
linalool trace – 1.0%
exo -isocitral trace – 2.0%
citronellal trace – 1.0%
cis -isocitral trace – 2.7%
trans -isocitral trace – 4.3%
neral 32.0% +
geranial 44.0% +
CITRAL TOTAL 95.0% or above