Australian Lemon Myrtle Extract
Australian Lemon Myrtle Extract
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Australian Lemon Myrtle Extract

Backhousia Citriodora Leaf Extract

BOTANICAL NAME: Backhousia citriodora

COMMON NAME: Lemon Myrtle, Lemon Scented Myrtle, Lemon Scented Ironwood


CAS: 84775-80-4    EC: 283-909-7

All our extracts deliver the natural plant molecules in a water/glycerine format. 

Often referred to as Koala Leaf, this species is rapidly growing in popularity as a medicinal tea and now is taking its place as a serious ingredient in the cosmetic industry, trending strongly across Asia. Found in the beautiful Northern Rivers region of New South Wales, native to the sub-tropical climate on the coast.

All naturally derived plant active compounds:

  • Catechin
  • Epicatechin
  • Lignan
  • Flavone Glycosides
  • Procyanidin
  • Citral
Note: The above compounds are a guide only as there will be fluctuations in the range of compounds available per batch as this is a natural product and reflects the nature of natural differences from harvest to harvest, source to source.


INGREDIENTS: Glycerine, Aqua, Backhousia citriodora, Sodium Benzoate.

APPLICATIONS: Topical applications only. Do not ingest. Use as a natural active ingredient in skincare, body products and washes, hair care, pet care, anti-aging, serums, teenage skin, after sun care, creams, lotions, active waters, scrubs and masques.

SKIN TYPES: Normal, mature, dry, sensitive, oily, problem, teenage.

USAGE GUIDE: 2 - 5%. Add to water based products after the cooling phase to protect the natural molecules. Not oil soluble but can be used in a water/oil emulsion.

MINIMUM ORDER QUANTITIES: The Plant Extracts Company Pty Ltd has a minimum order quantity of AU$60.00 per order excluding GST and freight.

DISCLAIMER: Reasonable care has been taken in preparing this information and the information provided herein is believed to be accurate. However, this information is not intended to constitute an 'authoritative statement' under the National Industrial Chemical Notification and Assessment Scheme Australia and New Zealand rules and regulations. Please refer to FAQs for full disclaimer.
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