Lemon essential oil is a superstar essential oil that possesses many properties that can help boost moods, increase mental clarity, purify skin, fight bacteria, reduce stress, and restore energy. Besides being great as a disinfectant and fresh scent in cleaning products, the high concentration of D-Limonene in lemon oil can also assist in diminishing wrinkles, toning skin and promoting circulation.

BOTANICAL NAME

Citrus limon

EXTRACTION

Lemon oil is extracted by cold-pressing the fresh lemon peel.

BLENDS WELL WITH

The aroma of lemon essential oil is fresh, sweet and refreshing. It blends well with

  • Sandalwood
  • Cypress
  • Geranium
  • Lavender
  • Jasmine
  • Roman chamomile
  • Neroli
  • Eucalyptus
  • Ylang ylang
  • Rose
  • Bergamot
  • Lime
  • Grapefruit

CHEMICAL COMPOSITION

Lemon oil’s main chemical components are a-pinene, camphene, b-pinene, sabinene, myrcene, a-terpinene, linalool, b-bisabolene, limonene, trans-a-bergamotene, nerol and neral.

SHELF LIFE

8-10 months

* Please remember, just because a product is called “natural” does NOT mean that it doesn’t have possible side effects. Never apply essential oils directly to your skin without a carrier oil, and never ingest any essential oil.

Essential oils are NOT a replacement for medical treatments, but they can work as a great complement to your regular health and wellness routine.

DIY WITH LEMON ESSENTIAL OIL

TOP NOTE

Benefits of Lemon Essential Oil

  • Increases concentration
  • Good for clarity
  • Relieves fatigue
  • Stimulates the immune system
  • Increases blood circulation
  • Purifies skin
  • Disinfects
  • Repels insects
  • Soothes headaches

Properties of Lemon Essential Oil

  • Anti-anemic Increases the number of red blood cells
  • Anti-bacterial Fights bacterial growth
  • Anti-depressant Helps to counteract depression and mood-lifting
  • Anti-inflammatory Helps to reduce inflammation or swelling
  • Anti-stressHelps to alleviate stress
  • Antifungal Prevents the growth of fungi
  • Antimicrobial Helps in reducing or resisting microbes
  • Antioxidant May protect your cells against the effects of free radicals–unstable molecules that can harm your cells.
  • Antiseptic Helps to control infection
  • Cicatrisant Skin-healing, wound healing or cell regenerative
  • Febrifuge Helps combat fevers
  • ImmunostimulantStimulates the immune system
  • Insecticidal Helps to destroy or control insect
  • Purifies Air Helps remove contaminants from the air

Precautions*

  • If you are pregnant, nursing, or under a doctor’s care, consult your physician.
  • PhototoxicIncreases sensitivity to the sun and increases your chance of getting sunburned. Should not be used (even in low dilution) before being exposed to the sun.
  • RubefacientCauses redness and possible irritation to the skin

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