According to the "Encyclopedia of Natural Medicine," lemonmyrtle can help treat sinus infections, bronchitis, fatigue, depression, common cold, influenza, sore throat, indigestion and irritable gastrointestinal disorders, allergies, dental infections, itching, athletes foot, acne and headaches.
Additionally, lemonmyrtle can help relieve cramps, headaches, spasms, fevers, rheumatism and it also may have anti-cancer properties. Lemonmyrtle can also inhibit Helicobacter pylori, the bacteria responsible of many gastrointestinal disorders. Further, lemonmyrtle purportedly also helps reduce cellulite, support muscle and connective tissue growth, and strengthen the immune system.
Add loose tea (1 to 2 teaspoons per cup, 250ml) to a teapot, or infuser basket. Pour very hot water (not boiling) over the tea and let it infuse for up to 3 to 5 minutes. Strain leaves from the teapot before pouring. Add honey or a slice of lemon to taste. Enjoy!
Seek professional health advice if pregnant, lactating, suffering from a medical condition or taking medication before supplementing.