A native Australian rainforest tree, lemon myrtle is highly aromatic with an uplifting lemon scent, due to itÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s high content of citral essential oil. The leaves are brewed into a tea for coughs, colds and other respiratory or sinus ailments. It can also be of use as a tea for digestive disturbances, fungal conditions, allergies as well as headaches. As a tea or essential oil, itÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s uplifting yet calming scent may help ease stress and depression.
Content: Lemon Myrtle (Backhousia citriodora)
Preparation: Use 1-2 tsp per cup. Steep covered for 10 minutes. Drink as needed.
Other Names: Backhousia citriodora, Lemon scented myrtle, lemon scented ironwood, sweet verbena tree, sweet verbena myrtle
Grown in: Australia
Organic Status: Australian certified before repackaging
Plant Parts: Leaves
Packaging: Home compostable, reusable zip lock pouch
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