Lemon Essential Oil
Botanical Name: Citrus limon (L) Burm.
Plant Part: Fruit Peel
Processing Method: Cold Pressed
Description / Color / Consistency: A thin, slightly greenish yellow liquid.
Aromatic Summary / Note / Strength of Aroma: A top note with a strong aroma, it has a strong sweet lemony scent.
Blends With: Bergamot, Lime, Orange and Mandarin.
Lemon essential oil is a completely natural ingredient that also serves as a home health remedy. It’s extracted from the peel of fresh lemons using a “cold-pressing” process that pricks and rotates the peel as oil is released.
Lemon essential oil can be diluted and applied topically to your skin, as well as diffused into the air and inhaled. Some people swear by lemon essential oil as an ingredient that fights exhaustion, helps with depression, clears your skin, kills harmful viruses and bacteria, and reduces inflammation.
Cautions: This Essential Oil has phototoxic properties and exposure to the sun must be avoided after application to the skin. Due to their presence, please consult a physician prior to using this oil. Dilute well before use; May cause skin irritation in some individuals; a skin test is recommended prior to use. Contact with eyes should be avoided.