The distinctive flavour can be best described as fragrant and sweet, yet spicy, with a combination of lemon, lime and lemongrass.
Dried leaves can be used as a herbal infusion in hot or iced tea.
Dried leaf can be used as a key botanical in distilled spirits.
A great choice to add to dukkah, spice rubs, marinades and sauces for meats, poultry and fish, salad dressings, mayonnaise and dips.
Lemon Myrtle has a desirably fresh fragrance, more complex than lemon, suitable for a variety of applications.
A key ingredient in cosmetics and personal care items such as soaps, lotions, lip balms, body butters, massage oils, shampoos and deodorants.
Essential oils used in aromatherapy have a calming and uplifting effect, leading to better sleep.
Oil infusions are anti-bacterial and used in air fresheners to prevent mould, purify and cleanse air and as a natural insect repellent.
Blood System Health
A rich source of antioxidants (Phenolic acid, Flavanols, Flavonoids) assisting in blood vessel and heart functioning.
Bones & Teeth
A very rich source of Calcium critical to bone and teeth health. 100g of dry leaf contains 1.5 x Recommended Daily Intake of Calcium.
A potent source of antioxidants (Phenolic acid, Flavanols, Flavonoids) aiding the repair of damaged skin due to pollution, sun and age.
High levels of Lutein, which plays an important role in eye health, including visual function and macular degeneration.
Vitamins & Minerals
A natural source of Magnesium, Lutein, Calcium, Manganese, and Vitamin E.
The extremely high levels of Citral of Lemon Myrtle means it has extremely valuable antimicrobial properties.
Lemon Myrtle has significant potential to be used as a natural alternative to chemicals for personal and household hygiene and food preservation.
Lemon Myrtle is extremely effective at controlling a broad range of micro-organisms.
Lemon myrtle tea infusion contains more total polyphenol antioxidants than many other herbal teas, and has similar antioxidant properties to black tea.
Widely used to enhance the lemon flavour of herbal teas and provide a richer source of antioxidants than green tea.
As a versatile food flavouring, used by acclaimed chefs for food preparation, creation and presentation.
A unique and sophisticated botanical used in alcohol distilling, adding a rounder lemon flavour and fuller mouth feel.
With its distinctive scent, antibacterial and antifungal properties, it can be used in a broad range of personal care products.