Myrtle

Plant Origin: Tunisia, Morocco

Extraction Method: Steam distilled from leaves

Historical Data: Myrtle has been researched by Dr. Daniel Pénoël for normalizing hormonal imbalances of the thyroid and ovaries, as well as balancing the hypothyroid. It has also been researched for its soothing effects for the breathing airways.

Fragrant Influence: Elevating and euphoric

Application: Dilute 1 part essential oil with 1 part V-6 or other carrier oil; apply 2-4 drops on location, apply on chakras and/or Vita Flex points, inhale directly, diffuse or put in humidifier

Bible References:

Nehemiah -- 8:15 "And that they should publish and proclaim in all their cities, and in Jerusalem, saying, Go forth unto the mount, and fetch olive branches, and pine branches, and myrtle branches, and palm branches, and branches of thick trees, to make booths, as it is written."

Isaiah 41:19 -- "I will plant in the wilderness the cedar, the shittah tree, and the myrtle, and the oil tree,; I will set in the desert the fir tree, and the pine, and the box tree together.":

Isaiah 55:13 -- "Instead of the thorn shall come up the fir tree, and instead of the brier shall come up the myrtle tree: and it shall be to the Lord for a name, for an everlasting sign that shall not be cut off."

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