Balm Mint Bush – REJUVENATE

10ml: Pure Essential Oil

Scent: A clean, uplifting, rich minty aroma with a fresh eucalyptus note.

Refreshes, enlivens, promotes mental clarity and gives you a sense of fresh air. Eases headaches, especially if overwhelmed with the added benefit of being calming in stressful situations. Fights colds, flu and Covid with its antibacterial, antimicrobial, antiviral properties; its soothing vapours clear respiratory congestion, sinusitis, seasonal allergies and other ailments. Its high Piperitone content makes it excellent for treating peripheral neuropathy and wounds with its analgesic and relaxing properties. Wards off insects, purifies the air.

Its antibacterial and antifungal properties, make it very effective for cleaning and it’s delightful intense aroma is reminiscent of the Australian bush. A beneficial oil in all aspects of life, from aromatherapy to skincare, haircare and particularly cleaning.

Note: Top to Middle



Focus on your breath, making the quality of each in breath and out breath gentle, inhale directly from the bottle anytime – at home, work, in the car or whenever you need to re-connect to you.

Topical Use

Adults: Apply 4 – 8 drop with 10ml of a carrier oil or cream apply to pulse points on your temples, wrists, neck or chest.


Add 3 – 5 drops to your 100ml Aromatherapy Diffuser, Vapouriser, Car Difffuser or Lava Stone Bracelet.


Lavender can be applied directly neat to the skin – apply 1 drop to burns, skin blemishes or acne, wounds, sunburn, scarring.


Add 2 drops of essential oil to a bowl of water. For treating inflammation or to cool down use cold to room temperature water. For aching tight muscles and nerve pain use warm to hot water. Agitate a face washer in the water, wring out excess moisture and apply washer to the affected area. Repeat two or three times as the compress cools down or warms up.

Steam Inhalation

Add 1-2 drops of essential oil to a bowl of steaming hot water – remember it is a strong oil. Drape a towel over the back of your head, close you eyes and place your face close to the bowl to trap the aromatic vapours. Be careful to avoid making direct contact with the water. Inhale slowly and deeply through your nose for at least two to five minutes.


Add up to 3 – 5 drops with a dispersant, such as a vegetable oil to add to the bath to balance your body and nourish your skin. Add 3 -5 drops to the base of the shower to experience a steam inhalation.


Make your own massage oil with 20 – 45 drops of essential oil to 50mls of carrier oil.

Skin and Hair Care

Add 2 – 3 drops to your skincare or shampoo products to cleanse, revitalises skin cells damaged by free radicals, help slow down the effects of aging; treats wrinkles, fine lines, crow’s feet. Helps skin conditions such as blemishes, acne, pimples, psoriasis, eczema and many common chronic skin conditions. Offers excellent antibacterial & anti-fungal properties; apply to scrapes, grazes, insect bites and stings to help prevent infection, it soothes pain & helps relieve redness & swelling. Treats hair and scalp conditions, such as dandruff and flaky skin and brings life and shine to dull undernourished hair.

Hand or Foot Bath

Add 2 drops of essential oil with 1 teaspoon of vegetable oil or milk to help disperse the oils into the water to a bowl of warm water to soothe aching muscles, hydrate the skin and relieve pain.

Room or Linen Spray

Mix 100mls water with a dispersent and 3 – 5 drops to a spray bottle to add freshness.

Yoga or Meditation

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Household Cleaners

Add 3 – 5 drops to the washing machine before commencing the cycle.
– Add 10 drops in 500ml of water with a dispersant in a spray bottle for a surface disinfectant or natural air freshner.
– Add 3-5 drops of essential oil onto a tissue and place directly into the vacuum cleaner’s empty canister/filter to enjoy your home smelling fresh!

Culinary Use

Goes well with mint and coriander pesto as it brings out the spicy, earthiness of the coriander and adds a punch to the mint. Add 2 drop of Balm Bush Mint and 1 drop of Lime essential oil to 1/2 cup olive oil, 3 tbsp almond butter, 2-3 cloves of garlic, 2 cups of fresh coriander and 2 cups of fresh mint, 1 jalapeno if you like it spicy, 1/2 tsp cumin powder. Place all ingredients together into a high speed blender or food processor, blend on high speed for one minute.

DIY Recipe

For a fresh respiratory inhaler, add 1 drops of Balm Mint Bush, 1 drop of Eucalyptus, 1 drop Peppermint, 1 drop of Spearmint to a personal inhaler.

Blends Well With

Other HERB oils – Basil, Bay, Fennel, Hyssop, Melissa, Lemongrass, Marjoram, Oregano, Peppermint, Rosemary, Sage, Spearmint, Tarragon, Thyme, Vertiver.

FRUIT oils – Bergamot, Bitter Orange, Grapefruit, Lemon, Lime, Mandarin, Orange, Petigrain, Tangerine.

TREE oils – Aniseed Myrtle, Birch, Blue Mallee, Buddha Wood, Cajeput, Cedarwood, Cypress Blue, Cypress Pine, Eucalyptus, Eucalyptus Borealis, Eucalyptus Peppermint, Fragonia, Gum Gully, Honey Myrtle, Ho Sho, Kunzea, Juniper, Lemon Iron Bark, Lemon Myrtle, Lemon Scented Gum, Lemon Tea Tree, Nerolina, Niaouli, Ravensara, Rosalina, Rose Myrtle, Rosewood, Sandalwood, Silver Fir, Strawberry Gum, Tea Tree. .


Botanical Name: Prostanthera melissifolia from the Lamiaceae family

Other Names: Mint Bush

Plant Part: Leaves

Method: Steam distillation

Country of origin: Australia

Main constituents: allo aromadendrene, alpha-pinene, alpha-terpineol, aromadendrene, caryophyllene, 1,8 cineole, dihydro linalool, gamma-terpinene, iso menthone, ledene, linalool, limonene, menthone, para-cymene, piperitone, terpinen.


  • Not to be taken internally. Essential Oils are extremely potent and can cause serious harm if used incorrectly. For this reason, ingesting essential oils is not recommended for the general public
  • Essential oils should be kept out of reach of children and pets
  • To avoid possible skin sensitivity, dilute prior to topical application
  • Not for use on or near the face in children under 10 years old, may affect breathing and the nervous system.
  • Avoid during pregnancy and while breastfeeding


Endemic to Victoria, Balm Mint Bush is found as an erect, understory shrub with hairy branches, egg-shaped leaves with fine teeth on the edges and mauve, purple or pink flowers which are arranged in bunches. It grows in tall mountain forests, found at high altitudes, between the Otway and Strzelecki Ranges in southern Victoria and on the far south coast of New South Wales.

Australia’s First Nations people used it medicinally in ointments and washes.

Growing Method: Wild