Lemon Essential Oil

Certified Organic

  • OG
  • Citrus limon
  • Origin: Italy
Lemon Essential Oil

SKU
eo_le1/2

Parts Used

Fruit peel

Extraction Method

Cold pressed

Note Classification

Top

Aroma

Clean, sugary citrus, slightly sour

Overview

All parts of the lemon have been used around the house, in aromatherapy preparations for its clean citrus scent. The oil has been used around the house as a cleaning agent, and it has an affinity with the digestive system.

Packaging

1/2 oz., 1 oz., and 2 oz. essential oils are packaged in amber glass bottles with drop reducers for easy application. Larger sizes are packaged in amber screw cap bottles and do not come with reducers or droppers.

Blends Well With

Benzoin, chamomile, cistus, elemi, eucalyptus, fennel, frankincense, geranium, juniper, lavender, neroli, oakmoss, rose, sandalwood, ylang ylang

Herbal Miscellany

Lemons are harvested while they are still green to yield a higher quality oil. It takes over 3,000 lemons to produce 1 kilo (2.2 lbs) of expressed oil.

Precautions

This oil is phototoxic and can cause skin sensitization if oxidized. Never use essential oils undiluted, in eyes or mucus membranes. Do not take internally unless working with a qualified and expert practitioner. Keep away from children.

Before using topically, perform a small patch test on your inner forearm or back by applying a small quantity of diluted essential oil and apply a bandage. Wash the area if you experience any irritation. If no irritation occurs after 48 hours it is safe to use on your skin.

For educational purposes only. This information has not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration.
This information is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.