Lemon | Latin name: Citrus Limon | Aromatic waters by cold expression of Peel | Plant family: Rutaceae
The Lemon tree a small evergreen tree growing up to 6 metres high with serrated oval leaves. It has extremely fragrant flowers and the fruit turns from green to yellow when ripening. Native to Asia it now grows wild in the Mediterranean region, especially Spain and Portugal and is cultivated extensively worldwide.
Hydrolats, aromatic waters produced by steam distillation of botanical materials during the production of essential oils. Hydrolats are gentle and effective, containing only the most water-soluble chemicals from the plant material, also microscopic drops of the essential oils.