Lemon Essential Oil
BOTANICAL NAME: Citrus limon
PLANT PART: Fruit
EXTRACTION METHOD: Cold press
DESCRIPTION: A thin, colorless to greenish yellow liquid.
AROMATIC SUMMARY: A top note with a strong aroma, it has a strong bright lemony scent.
BLENDS WITH: Bergamot, Lime, Orange and Mandarin.
BENEFITS AND USES: Cleansing, energizing, and emotionally invigorating, Lemon is the perfect oil to diffuse for encouraging a positive uplifting mood, can be used in natural cleaning products.
FACTS OF INTEREST: The Lemon tree was originally a small thorny evergreen tree native to India. It is now common in Southern Europe, Florida and California. The fruit was well known in Europe by the middle ages, and the Greeks and Romans were advocates of its properties. Lemon Oil has been historically recognized as a cleanser, and Lemons themselves reached the height of fame when the British Navy began using citrus fruits to counteract the effects of scurvy.
Cautions: This Essential Oil has phototoxic properties and exposure to the sun must be avoided after application to the skin. This oil should not be used by those who are pregnant or under the care of a physician. Dilute well before use; for external use only. Keep out of reach of children. Avoid contact with eyes, inner ears, and sensitive areas