Lemon Essential Oil
Lemon Essential Oil

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Lemon Essential Oil

Botanical Name: Citrus limonum

Main Constituents:

Limonene: 55 - 70%

Plant Part: Fruit Peel

Origin: Italy

Processing Method: Cold Pressed

Description / Color / Consistency: A thin, colorless to greenish yellow liquid.

Aromatic Summary / Note / Strength of Aroma: A top note with a strong aroma, it has a strong bright lemony scent.

Blends With: Bergamot, Lime, Orange and Mandarin.

Product Abstract: It takes 1500 lemons to yield 500 ml of oil. Lemons were known to ancient Greeks and Romans and were introduced to Spain circa 1000 A.D. Lemon is a hardy tree which grows up to a height of 16 feet (5 meters). An individual tree can produce up to 1500 fruits per annum. Interestingly, the British Navy used the high vitamin C content of the fruit to prevent scurvy on long sea voyages. Lemon essential oil benefits the skeletal and digestive systems, and the skin.

Cautions: This Essential Oil has phototoxic properties and exposure to the sun must be avoided after application to the skin. Due to their presence, please consult a physician prior to using this oil. Dilute well before use; May cause skin irritation in some individuals; a skin test is recommended prior to use. Contact with eyes should be avoided.