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Perry's Lemon Myrtle

Location: 2014 Taylors Arm Road Taylors Arm

The Perry family established one of the first commercial Lemon Myrtle plantations nearly 10 years ago and is situated on the Mid North Coast of NSW, Australia. This is a highly conducive region for growing Lemon Myrtle trees in their native environment and as a result we have been able to produce a very high quality of oil and are able to provide the consumer a high quality product giving the most helpful benefits available from our PURE Lemon Myrtle Oil. Benefits can only be obtained from the use of pure essential oil, thus making its use in aromatherapy products such a success. One cannot obtain unique fragrance, flavour or the helpful antiviral and antibacterial properties from an artificial product.

Because of the very rich citral oil content, its soothing properties and its ability to be used in so many different industries, Lemon Myrtle Oil leads any other products in this classification.



All of Perry’s Lemon Myrtle products contain pure Lemon Myrtle Oil, which is helpful as an antibacterial, antiviral and germicidal ingredient and extracted from the Australian native tree “Backhousia Citriodora”(Lemon Myrtle Tree). Research by the Charles Sturt University has shown its anti-bacterial and anti-fungal properties to be more effective than the better known Australian Tea Tree Oil (Melaleuca Alternanthera).

Seisen University in Tokyo, Japan has demonstrated the oil is effective in treating Herpes. Lemon Myrtle Oil is a superior source of Citral ( 95%) compared with Lemon oil extracted from Lemon peel (3-10%); Lemongrass oil contains 75% of Citral.

A Chromo graphic profile is available detailing over 50 compounds contained within Lemon Myrtle oil, all other compounds being quite safe.

Flash point - 99 Celsius Specific Density/Gravity - 0.880 - 0.910 @20 Celsius.

Therapeutic Uses Excellent for foodstuffs and medicinal therapeutic purposes; perfumes, food flavourings, confectionary and aromatherapy. The leaves can be used in cooking, or infused and made into a tea.

Perhaps best of all aromatherapists can discover that when Lemon Myrtle oil is used in their practice, they will find an overwhelming response of how 'beautiful' the fragrance is to all that inhale it. Preliminary research is showing the oil and its wonderful fragrance to be anti depressive and genuinely uplifting.

Therapeutic Actions Antisepitc, anti-viral, calmative, sedative and corrective

Lemon Myrtle Leaf and Oil Serving Ideas

  • Add to curries or Asian dishes in place of lemongrass or Kaffir lime leaves
  • Add to salad dressings
  • Use in stirfries, sauces and soups
  • Great in marinades for chicken and seafood
  • Baked or smoked with fish
  • Herbal Teas
  • Aromatherpy and "Herbal Medicine"
  • Chocolates
  • Soaps and Disinfectants
Volatility Oil should be stored in a dark glass container in a cool dry storage area or kept under refrigeration. Exposure to sunlight will also lead to oil deterioration. The oil volatises when heated and so should not be exposed to heat. For convenience and prevention of over use it can be added to other oils. The oil bonds well with vitamin E or vitamin A based products. Direct contact of 100% pure oil on the skin will cause a burning feeling on the skin. In pure concentrated form, consumption will cause harm.

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From the Pacific Highway turn in Macksville at the hospital intersection to Taylor's Arm.

Hours: by appointment