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Australian Balm Mint Bush

Botanical Name:    Prostanthera melissifolia
Country of origin: Australia


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Australian Balm Mint Bush (Prostanthera melissifolia)

A Fresh scent reminiscent of the Australian Bush and has an intensely beautiful spicy, mint herbaceous aroma. Refreshing uplifting, rich mint aroma, with a gentle hint of eucalyptus. note .
Naturally grows in southern Victoria and south east New South Wales. .
It provides an uplifting cleansing feeling just like a breath of fresh air.  Some people may pick up gentle pine note and prefer this to eucalyptus.

Beneficial for bronchial chest congestion, colds, flu and headaches.
The freshness is grounding, purifying and provides a “heart feeling” of peace.
Australian Balm Mint Bush is an amazing grounding essential oil.  Inhale deeply and sometimes it may even makes your feet tingle.

The leaves from which the essential oil is derived are described as anti-bacterial, anti-microbial, anti-fungal and calmative.
They are used externally in the treatment of colds, clear the chest and good for headaches. Gives a “heart Feeling” of Peace.
In hale deeply and maybe your feet will tingle too!


Indigenous use was to wrap the leaves around their body.

Use in an oil burner, air purifier, air freshener, potpourri

Add 1 to 2 drops in an oil burner or vaporiser, 2-5 drops into a bath.

Use 5 to 7 drops per 100ml of carrier oil.

Blends with
Anise Myrtle, Fragonia, Lemon Myrtle, Lemon Tea Tree, Rosalina, Sandalwood, Tea Tree

Common Body System Uses:

Immune System:   colds, fever, microbial
Limbic System: calming, uplifting, grounding, cleansing
Nervous, headaches
Skin: Skin, fungal infections, bacterial infections,  insect repellent,
In the home:  cleaning spray, insect repellent, potpourri, cooking

Therapeutic Properties

anti-bacterial, anti-microbial, anti-fungal, analgesic,
They are used externally to benefit congestion, colds and headaches.

Current Analysis of Main Active Compounds:

alpha-pinene                                    17.10%
para-cymene                                       1.12%
1,8 cineole                                         22.16%
limonene                                              1.98%
gamma-terpinene                              1.21%
linalool                                              11.63%
dihydro linalool                                  0.43%
menthone                                            0.67%
terpinen 4-ol                                       1.96%
iso menthone                                     2.07%
alpha-terpineol                                  0.86%
piperitone                                         31.52%
caryophyllene                                     0.37%
aromadendrene                                 0.23%
allo aromadendrene                         0.24%
ledene                                                 0.62%

Relative Density @ 20C 0.87o – 0.910

All Chakras, cleansing, grounding.
2nd Chakra – relationships, creation energy immune system and our creation energy.
6th Chakra – perspective, clarity, energizing, uplifting


Australian Bush mint oil is non-toxic and a non-irritant, however it may be a mild sensitiser.
For sensitive skin – patch test

Keep out of the reach of children. Store away from direct sunlight, store below 30°

Please also refer to our detailed safety information page

Disclaimer: This information is for educational purposes only and is not intended to prescribe, treat, prevent, or diagnose any disease or condition.

Additional information

Weight 0.06 kg
Dimensions 2.5 x 2.5 x 7 cm



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