Myrtle has a penetrating camphorous aroma. This oil can help support a healthy respiratory system and is more relaxing than Eucalyptus, which can have a stimulating effect. Use in a chest rub, diffuser, or inhalation to clear congestion and for cough relief. Myrtle is one of the best essential oils to use to relieve cold and cough symptoms in children. Its sedative properties can help calm the mind, ease anxiety, and promote restful sleep. Myrtle can also be used in skincare to balance oily skin and as a toner to diminish the appearance of wrinkles. Make a deodorizing air freshener with Myrtle that has the added effect of strengthening the immune system.