Bog Myrtle Essential Oil

£5.99£16.95

Bog Myrtle is useful for sensitive skin and acne and helping to delay skin-ageing.  It is anti-tumoral and helps thin and reduce mucus. It appears to show some effect on certain types of cancer.  It is a particularly effective insect repellent and has proved to be extremely useful against midges.

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Description

Bog Myrtle – Myrica gale

Origin

Europe

Note

Middle

Plant Part

Blossoms, leaves and twigs

Folk Names

Sweet Gale, Dutch Myrtle, Sweet Willow

Aromatic Scent

Clear, fresh, camphoraceous, sweet herbaceous scent

Folk Powers

Astral travel, lucid dreams, walking between worlds

Blends Well With

Lemon, lime, juniper and other resinous oils

Extraction Method

Steam distillation

Description

Bog Myrtle is useful for sensitive skin and acne and helping to delay skin-ageing. It is also known as a traditional remedy for stomach aches, fever, bronchial ailments and liver problems. Use diluted for oily skin, open pores and acne, particularly useful for those with sensitive skins.  It is anti-tumoral and helps thin and reduce mucus. It appears to show some effect on certain types of cancer.  It is also a pulmonary antiseptic and is efficient in cases of catarrhal pulmonary infections

It is a particularly effective insect repellent and has proved to be extremely useful against midges.

Uses

  • Use Bog Myrtle in a vaporizer to keep room free from midges.
  • Used in a steam-based diffuser it can help ease stomach aches, fever, bronchial ailments and liver problems
  • Dilute to 1% or less in a carrier oil for oily skin, open pores and acne. It is particularly useful for anyone with a sensitive skin.

Dilution

Undiluted – dilute to 3% or less in a suitable carrier oil before use

Bog Myrtle Ready to Use is blended in a 3% dilution in Grapeseed (Vitis vinifera) and Jojoba (Simmondsia chinensis) Carrier Oil.

Atomiser is a 3% dilution in water, Polysorbate-20, Benzyl alcohol, Dehydro Acetic acid, Sorbic acid and Benzonic acid.

Emotions

Considered useful in loosening bonds and meditation, it has also been used to enhance the clarity of dreams.

Contraindications

Avoid use during pregnancy and on young children and babies; contains neuro-toxic and abortive components. Like most plants in the Hama­melididae subclass, gale is rich in bitter tannins. Never ingest

Active Ingredients

ß-Caryophyllene, ß-Myrcene, (+)-Limonene, d-Cadinene  α-Caryophyllene,  α-Phellandrene, Germacrone, y-Elemene,  α-Cadinol,  α-Selinene, p-Cymene, (E)- ß-Ocimene,  α-Longipinene, (Z)-ß-Ocimene, Selin-11-en-4-ol, (E)-Nerolidol, Caryophyllene oxide, 1,8-Cineole,  α-Bisabolol

Cautions

  • Essential oils can be powerful so to avoid all risks do not use during pregnancy.
  • Keep away from clothing or articles which may be affected by oil-based products.
  • Use sparingly and no more than 4 times per day.
  • Gluten, peanut and dairy free. Non-GMO. Suitable for vegans and vegetarians.
  • If you are using existing medication, please consult your doctor before using any complementary products and check for pharmaceutical interactions by accessing this page https://www.drugs.com/drug-interactions.html
  • The information provided in these areas are for educational purposes only. Do not consider this information to be accurate or complete.   We do not offer this information to diagnose or cure any disease or ailment, and it does not constitute medical advice of any kind.

 

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