Lemon Essential Oil

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Lemon Essential Oil (Citrus limon)

Common name Lemon
Botanical name Citrus limon
Method of Extraction expressed
Plant Part peel
Country of Origin Australia
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SKU: EO_Lemon Categories: ,

Description

Lemon Essential Oil (Citrus limon) expressed peel oil

Common name Lemon
Botanical name Citrus limon
Method of Extraction expressed
Plant Part peel
Country of Origin Australia
Note Top
Appearance pale wellow to greenish yellow mobile liquid
Aroma light fresh citrus aroma
Major Constituents limonene, β-pinene, sabinene, α-pinene
Properties refreshing, cooling, uplifting, tonic, astringent
Traditional Uses stress, agitation, concentration, mental fatigue, digestive and circulatory system issues, oily skin
Blends well with bergamot, chamomile roman, eucalyptus, fennel, geranium, grapefruit, lavender, lime, sweet orange
Cautions Low risk of photo-toxicity, however is high concenrations (over 2%) are used on the skin, avoid exposure to sun for up to 12 hours (Tisserand & Young 2014)

The lemon is a small evergreen tree with oval leaves, thorns and very fragrant flowers. The fruit is widely used in cooking and is very nutritious. It was used on English ships at sea to prevent scurvy. The value of lemons has been recognised since the middle ages.

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