Lemon Essential Oil

£6.12 £10.93

Expressed from the peel, Lemon oil has a fresh citrus, green aroma. Lemon is uplifting and circulatory.

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Description

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.

Blends

Blends well with: Benzoin, Cardamom, Chamomile, Eucalyptus, Fennel, Frankincense, Ginger, Juniper, Lavender, Linden Blossom, Neroli, Rose, Sandalwood and Ylang Ylang.

Lemon is a TOP note – Essential Oil Notes & Odours

Properties

Lemon Essential Oil is anti-coagulant, anti-infectious, antiviral, digestive, astringent and a pancreatic stimulant.  It is mostly used for hypertension, varicose veins, sluggish circulation, sluggish digestion, obesity, verrucas, warts and diabetes.

Essential Oil Properties & Meanings

Herbal & Folk Tradition

In many parts of Europe, especially Spain, lemon is regarded as a cure-all, especially for fever, infection and scurvy.

Safety Data & MSDS

Exposure to sunlight must be avoided for one hour after the undiluted application.  Comments: Many research studies have mentioned oil of lemon, and it is generally accepted that it is anti-microbial and also an anti-depressant.

Monoterpenes (95%)

Lemon MSDS
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