Lemon Myrtle Leaf Powder

Backhousia citriodora

AUSTRALIAN FREEZE DRIED POWDERS

Milled, freeze dried leaf of the Backhousia citriodora species, a native Australian tree also known as Lemon Scented Myrtle, Sweet Verbena Tree, Sweet Verbena Myrtle, Lemon Scented Verbena, and Lemon Scented Iron-wood. Lemon Myrtle is a medium sized native tree originating from the coastal rainforest areas of Queensland, and now growing in the beautiful pristine region of northern New South Wales.

Lemon Myrtle is one of the most cultivated and commercially mature species in the native food industry and shows wonderful potential as a specialist food ingredient, functional food and cosmetic ingredient. The leaves contain the highest amount of citral [>90%] of any plant known in the world, leading to a common description that it is ‘lemonier than lemon’.

High in antioxidants, Vitamin E, Calcium, Zinc and Magnesium. it also has anti-microbial and antifungal properties.

Recently receiving high demand from Asia Pacific regions.

  • ACTIVES
  • PRODUCT DETAIL
  • DISCLAIMER
  • REFERENCES

ACTIVES

COLLECTION

  • Grown from propagated stock in plantations;
  • Leaf is dried and milled on location at time of harvest;
  • Social responsibility and fair trade is practiced.

NUTRACEUTICAL POTENTIAL APPLICATIONS

  • The milled leaves are often used to impart a distinctively clean and crisp citrus flavour in teas, drinks, syrups, glazes, cakes, biscuits, dressings, mayonnaises, sauces and ice reams;
  • it can be used as a substitute to lemon grass in cooking, and is particularly popular as a flavour enhancer in curries and pastas.

FREEZE-DRYING PROCESS

  • Freeze-drying works by freezing the material and then reducing the surrounding pressure to allow the frozen water in the material to sublimate directly from the solid phase to the gas phase.

MILLING

  • Milled from dried leaves;
  • Particle size, free flowing herb.

COSMETIC POTENTIAL APPLICATIONS

  • Colour cosmetics and mineral makeup;
  • Scrubs and treatments.

CHEMICAL COMPOSITION

  • The leaf of the Backhousia citriodora contains a complex range of primary compounds and antioxidants that is responsible for the distinct, lemon, lime and lemon grass odour and free flowing herb green colour.

PRODUCT DETAIL

Product Name

NEP Lemon Myrtle Leaf Powder ANE0375
Backhousia citriodora

Potential Applications

Natural Ranges
Nutraceutical
Food Beverage
Flavours
Superfoods
Scrubs
Treatments
Colour Cosmetics
Mineral Makeup

Composition

FREEZE DRIED POWDER

Freeze-drying by freezing the material and then reducing the surrounding pressure to allow the frozen water in the material to sublimate directly from the solid phase to the gas phase.

PHYSICAL : PARTICLE

Size under 1.6mm

Origin

Leaf : Intense blend of lemon, lime, lemon grass aroma : Lemon, lime, lemon grass taste : Yellow green fine powder

Shelf Life

12 - 24 months unopened from date of manufacture in high moisture and high UV barrier to maintain shelf life

Usage

Used in Cosmetic and Nutraceutical products

Compliance

CAS: Not available
EC: Not allocated
Backhousia citriodora Leaf Powder

Additional Information

DISCLAIMER

Copyright © NATIVE EXTRACTS Pty Ltd 2017. All rights reserved. DISCLAIMER: The above information is provided for general educational information purposes only and should not be relied upon or used as the sole basis for making decisions without consulting primary, more accurate, more complete or more timely sources of information. The information contained has been gathered from publicly available current and reliable source material and is intended to provide general information to readers. NATIVE EXTRACTS Pty Ltd is not responsible for any reliance readers place on the material in this document and readers rely on the information in this document at their own risk and we recommend efficacy testing to be done on the finished product formulation to determine if it meets your specific target performance. 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. The range of compounds delivered in NATIVE EXTRACTS Pty Ltd products is only a guide as there will be fluctuations in the range available per batch as this is a natural product and reflects the nature of natural differences from harvest to harvest, source to source, batch to batch etc. NATIVE EXTRACTS Pty Ltd provides the information contained herein in good faith but makes no representation as to its comprehensiveness or accuracy. Individuals receiving this information must exercise their independent judgment in determining its appropriateness for a particular purpose. As the ordinary or otherwise use(s) of this product is outside the control of NATIVE EXTRACTS Pty Ltd, no representation or warranty, expressed or implied, is made as to the effect(s) of such use(s), (including damage or injury), or the results obtained. NATIVE EXTRACTS Pty Ltd expressly disclaims responsibility as to the ordinary or otherwise use(s). Furthermore, nothing contained herein should be considered as a recommendation by NATIVE EXTRACTS Pty Ltd as to the fitness for any use. The liability of NATIVE EXTRACTS Pty Ltd is limited to the value of the goods and does not include any consequential loss. NATIVE EXTRACTS Pty Ltd shall not be liable for any errors or delays in the content, or for any actions taken in reliance thereon. NATIVE EXTRACTS Pty Ltd shall not be responsible for any damage resulting from use of or reliance upon this information. The user of the product is solely responsible for compliance with all laws and regulations applying to the use of the products, including intellectual property rights of third parties.

REFERENCES

The range of compounds is only a guide as there will be fluctuations in the range available per batch as this is a natural product and reflects the nature of natural differences from harvest to harvest, source to source.

SDS, Technical Specification/TDS and CofAs are available on request.