Name: Lemon (Sicily)
Botanical Name: Citrus limon (L) burm.f.
Main Constituents: Limonene: 60-68%, Citral: 1.4-3.2%
Extraction Method: Cold Pressed
Part of Plant: Fruit Peel
Description & Colour: Colourless to greenish-yellow liquid, thin consistency
Aromatic Summary: A strong lemon scent with a bright citrus top note
Storage: Transfer out of any metal and shipping containers (used for safe shipping), keep in dark glass container
Safety Notes: This essential oil may contain phototoxic properties and it is suggested to avoid exposure to the sun after application to the skin. For external use only; dilute before use. May cause skin irritations, a skin test is recommended prior to use, avoid contact with eyes
Usage: Antianemic, antibacterial, antidepressant, antifungal, antirheumatic, antiseptic, antistress, decongestant, disinfectant, and stimulant.
Blends well with: Bergamot, Lime, Orange, and Mandarin.
Commonly grown in Southern Europe, Florida, and California for the warm and tropical weather, lemons grow on small, thorny evergreen trees with serrated oval leaves and fragrant flowers. The juice and peel also contain high levels of vitamins A, B, and C. Lemon Oil has been historically recognized as a cleanser but is also commonly used as a domestic culinary seasoning.
This information is for education purposes only and in no way is meant to serve as medical or professional advice. We are not responsible for any products made using these oils or the outcome of any application thereof. As always we recommend testing all products.