Myrtle is considered the sacred plant of the goddess Aphrodite. A sweet, camphor like, green, herbal scent similar to Sage and Eucalyptus. Antiseptic, expectorant, astringent. Helpful for colds and flu, coughs, bronchitis, sinus infections and other respiratory complaints. Supports those who need to get through dark times. This oil carries a deep inner wisdom and is said to be helpful for those making life transitions. may serve as a companion for the dying.