You may have seen Lemon Myrtle in some shampoo, recipes, or even home fragrance. For over 30 000 years, Indigenous communities have been using Australian botanicals for their healthy properties, while the potential uses of lemon myrtle have been recognized for over a century by Europeans. Lemon Myrtle has been making a lot of noise in the beauty industry but it only set to intensify in the future due to its versatility and extensive range of applications.
With a wealth of information and research, all touting the seemingly endless benefits of Lemon Myrtle use: be drank as a tea, added to our favorite recipes, distilled in our cocktails, and also a heavy hitter when it comes to our beauty. It’s popping up in our face creams, our serums, and in our food promising to repair our skin from pollution, sun, and even turn back the clock on aging skin.
What are the real benefits of Lemon Myrtle? And where can you find it?
Lemon Myrtle has the highest and purest natural source of citral: >90% than any other plant known in the word (even lemon !)
A rich source of antioxidants, calcium, Magnesium, and Lutein. This plant contains several active compounds that can have a positive impact on our health. Especially, blood system health, bones and teeth, eye health, and as we mentioned earlier, skincare.
Lemon Myrtle has a desirably fresh fragrance, more complex than lemon. Furthemore, suitable for a variety of applications: Aromatherapy, Purification and personal care. Due to its high source of citral, Lemon myrtle has now a standard description that it is “lemonier than lemon”.
Lemon myrtle is the must-have wellness ingredient of 2020!
Acre is a farm to table restaurant to create a consciousness about the effect of everyday food choices. At Acre, they are providing a sustainable menu using the finest products. That is why Lemon Myrtle is used by the chef Gareth Howard in different recipes. (Even in their pannacotta !)
Rich in antioxidants and made from natural and organic oils to soothe and protect all skin types. A must-have head to toe moisturizer!