All about Melissa

18 June 14, 2017 - Diffusion Ideas, essential oil research, Essential Oils, How to Use Essential Oils, Infographics, Young Living Farms, Young Living Lifestyle

Melisa essential oil is one of the most rare and special essential oils. Its sweet fragrance and versatility will make it a jewel in your collection. Find out more about how Melissa oil can enrich your life in this infographic.

All About Melissa Essential Oil Infographic

Find out more about other oils such as Jasmine, Ylang Ylang, and Cedarwood in our All About Series.

What’s your favorite way to use Melissa? Let us know in the comments!

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  • Donna M Daniel

    What is the difference between Melissa EO and Lemon Balm EO, if any?

  • Erin

    What makes it so rare?

    • Hi Erin, Melissa must be distilled at the precise time of blossom to retain the full oil potential. The difference from an early morning cutting to a late afternoon cutting can be critical enough to decrease oil production by as much as 90%, so there is a very small window to get any yield. Less than one thousandth of the bulk plant is likely to end up as condensed oil. Plant material must also be taken from the field to the distillery immediately. Any drying of plant material can destroy or severely limit the oil distillation process. So the production has to be timed just right. Thanks for stopping by!

  • Paul Bradford

    We grow Lemon Balm in the garden. It’s good to put in chicken nesting box for healthful boost. Its wonderful and calming to just run your hands over the leaves as you pass by. The oil should have some nice calming effects as well.

  • Amber Fissette

    I haven’t tried Melissa yet, but hope to real soon.

  • Susan E

    I grown lemonbalm in a flower pot outside thinking of how one day I will be able to afford a bottle of Melissa. Can’t wait to use it.

  • john holtermann

    Diffusers are mentioned frequently but with no mention of where they can be obtained.

  • Patti Cushing

    Hmm, I don’t know. I’ve not tried that in all the 9 months of being with Young Living. I’ll definitely have to put that on my next order as I Love the DIY Air Fabric Freshener you displayed. I ordered extra glass spray bottles for just that purpose! Oh I can’t wait now!

  • Stacy Johnson

    Its on my wish list!

  • Stephanie Sweet Saxton

    I look forward to ordering my first bottle of Melissa soon. I can’t wait to add it to my collection!

  • Pame

    Melissa is on my wish list, can’t wait to try it. Always learning new and exciting ways to use my oils. Gods amazing gifts.

  • Karla Haley

    I added this one to my Essential Rewards order this month. I cant wait to try it!

  • Kim True

    I like to diffuse it at bedtime.

  • Nina Arredondo

    I do not have MELISSA, but I have it on my to get list! 😊

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