Lemon | Latin Name: Citrus Limon | Family: Rutaceae | Extraction: Expression of the Peel | Plant Part: Peel
Lemon Essential Oil is a pale greenish-yellow oil with a fresh citrus, green aroma.
It is a popular fruit tree grows in warm, sunny climes and is cultivated for the fruit. The long, sharp thorns on the tree make it different from other fruit trees and easily distinguishable. The size of the fruit varies from the size of a large egg to that of a dessert orange and the peel and juice are used extensively in cooking. Native to Asia and India it grows wild in the Meditteranean region.