All About Balm Mint Bush
Balm Mint Bush is an Australian evergreen shrub whose essential oil is high in piperitone, 1,8-cineole, alpha pinene, and linalool. It is used for respiratory complaints, likely related to the 1,8-cineol, and may have a calming effect, related to the linalool that gives it a floral note.
Balm Mint Bush Research
Balm Mint Bush Essential Oil
Latin Name: Prostanthera melissifolia
This is an hardwood bushy herb with small dark green leaves and small purple flowers.
Essential Oil Description
Oil is steam distilled from the leaves, with an aroma that is light, minty, eucalyptus like, and has a slight floral note.