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Lemon Myrtle Leaf 6mm 75gm

$12.00
Lemon Myrtle Leaf 6mm 75gm

Lemon Myrtle Leaf 6mm 75gm

$12.00

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Lemon Myrtle (Backhousia citriodora) is one of the most known native and as a 6mm leaf product has many uses in the kitchen. High in antioxidants, 4-7 times more then blueberries and high in Vitamin C. Lemon Myrtle is known to have high oil content which is antimicrobial. 

 Uses: Lemon Myrtle as a 6mm leaf has many uses. Can be added to make a tea blend, infused into laksa and curries. This ancient plant is used in shampoos, therapeutic body lotions, soaps, and house hold cleaners.

Tasting characteristics Lemon and lime with a refreshing aftertaste, worlds strongest and purest source of natural occurring citral. 

Traditionally Aboriginal people would harvest for use as a beverage and for flavouring foods. Medicinally used for toothaches, skin irritations and other medicinal uses. 

Chef Tips Heat is what releases he  natural oils and flavour eg: plunge into hot water and seep do not boil powdered spices can be added  to dry ingredients like flour

Botanical Name: Backhousia citriodora [lemon ironbark]