These are evergreen shrubs in the genus Myrtus that are native to the Mediterranean and the Middle East. These are also cultivated in southern England and the warmer portions of North America. The oil of myrtle finds wide application in various aromatherapy treatments.
It can mix with ylang ylang,geranium, jasmine,
It has a-terpinene, linalool, terpinen-4-ol and others components.
This essential oil is extensively used in aromatherapy treatments such as asthma, coughs and sore throat.