lemon myrtle

Health Benefits & Medicinal Purposes

  • Antimicrobial – An agent that kills microorganisms or stops their growth. For example against antibacteria & anti-fungi
  • Surface Disinfectant Power – Ratio of dilution of the disinfectant that kills microorganisms
  • Treatment of skin lesions caused by Molluscum Contagiosum – A disease affecting children and immuno-compromised patients
  • Antiseptic – Reduce the possibility of infection, sepsis and putrefaction
  • Anti-microbial food additive – Natural anti-microbial agent
  • Lemon Myrtle Essential Oil – The oil is a popular ingredient in health care and cleaning products, especially soaps, lotions, skin-whitening preparations and shampoos
  • Bush food topical uses – Dried flakes, flavour essence for the enhanced flavour in shortbread, pastas, baked fish, infused in macadamia or vegetable oils, herbal tea, milk based foods, eg; cheesecake, lemon flavoured ice-cream or sorbet without the curdling problem associated with lemon fruit acidity.
  • Free Radical Agent – The lemon myrtle dried leaf can be associated with assisting in the repair of damaged cells and anti-aging antioxidants

Lemon Myrtle Tea


  • 8 lemon myrtle leaves
  • 2 cups of water
  • Lemon slices
  • Teapot
  • Cups


  1. Bring water to a gentle boil
  2. Add the fresh lemon myrtle leaves to a teapot and pour the hot water
  3. Let steep for 5 minutes then remove the leaves
  4. Pour tea into cups, add lemon slices and serve