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Balm Mint Bush


Balm mint bush essential oil has been used in Australia for many years to ward off insects, purify & refresh the air, and for its effectiveness in helping with respiratory ailments. Its rich mint and bright eucalyptus aroma is uplifting and effectively supports healthy skin and breathing, as well as soothes minor aches and pains.

Botanical Name

Prostanthera melissifolia

Plant Family


Country of Origin


Common Method of Extraction

Steam Distilled

Plant Part Typically Used



Clear to pale yellow



Perfumery Note


Strength of Initial Aroma


Aromatic Description

Sharp, fresh, penetrating, medicinal, mint/eucalyptus-like, camphoraceous

Possible Substitute Oils

Peppermint, rosemary, spearmint

Blends Well With

Basil, cardamom, cedarwood, citronella, eucalyptus, frankincense, lavender, lemon, peppermint, rosemary, sandalwood, spearmint, orange, tea tree

GRAS status


Balm Mint Bush Essential Oil Uses

  • Brightens mood and raises spirits
  • Helps open sinuses
  • Offers support during the cold and flu season
  • Assists with seasonal allergies
  • Promotes healthy skin and clears blemishes
  • Calms and relaxes the mind and body
  • Diffuse to clean and freshen the air in your home
  • Mix with lime for hand soap
  • Make a massage oil for a revitalizing experience
  • Add to your morning wake up routine
  • Blend with orange to make a kid friendly roll on
  • Use in natural household cleaning

Brain Fog or Room Freshening

This essential oil blend is minty with the scent of tangy lime.

  • 3 drops Peppermint essential oil
  • 2 drops Lime essential oil
  • 2 drops Balm Mint Bush essential oil
  • Aromatherapy Diffuser
  • Water (amount required for your machine)

Directions: Add water and drops of oil to your essential oil diffuser, and turn on!
This blend would also be wonderful in a room spray or nasal inhaler.

Major Constituents of Balm Mint Bush

  • 1,8 cineole 22.52%
  • piperitone 33.82%
  • alpha pinene 20.59%
  • linalool 11.42%

Balm Mint Bush Essential Oil Safety Information

Balm Mint Bush is a relatively new essential oil, so no contraindications are known.

Recommended Dilution Range

2-3% for daily application; Up to 25% for short-term use

General Safety Information

Do not take essential oils internally nor apply undiluted essential oils, absolutes, CO2s or other concentrated essences onto the skin without advanced essential oil knowledge or consultation from a qualified aromatherapy practitioner. Read, Birkat Natural’s, Guide to Diluting Essential Oils, for general dilution information. If you are currently experiencing pregnancy, epileptic, have liver damage, have cancer, have any other medical problem, or are otherwise under the care of a physician, use oils only under the proper guidance of a qualified aromatherapy practitioner. Use extreme caution when using oils with children and be sure to first read the recommended dilution ratios for children. Consult a qualified aromatherapy practitioner before using oils with children, the elderly, if you have medical issues or are taking medications. Carefully read Birkat Natural’s Essential Oil Safety Information page, before using any essential oil. For in-depth information on oil safety issues, read Essential Oil Safety by Robert Tisserand and Rodney Young.

The FDA has not evaluated the statements on this website. No claims are made by Birkat Adonai Farm, LLC as to the medicinal value of any products from Birkat Adonai Farm, LLC. The information presented here is for educating our customers about the traditional uses of essential oils and is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. You are responsible for understanding the safe application of these products. If you have any questions, please call or email us for further information.


10ml, 15ml, 5ml


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