Oil Name: Lemon Essential Oil
Botanical Name: Citrus limon
Lemon essential oil has a sharp, fresh smell. It is pale greenish-yellow in colour and has a watery consistency.
Lemon was originally native to India. The oil is extracted from the fresh fruit peel using cold expression.
Essential or Carrier Oil?
A-pinene, camphene, b-pinene, sabinene, myrcene, a-terpinene, linalool, b-bisabolene, limonene, trans-a-bergamotene, nerol and neral.
Antimicrobial, Anti-rheumatic, Antiseptic, Bactericidal, Carminative, Cicatrisant, Depurative, Diaphoretic, Diuretic, Febrifuge, Haemostatic, Hypotensive, Insecticide, Rubefacient, Tonic, Vermifuge
Acne, Arthritis, Asthma, Bronchitis, Cellulite, Circulation Problems, Colds and Flu, Constipation, Digestion, Headaches, Insect Bites, Migraine, Mouth Ulcers, Rheumatism, Sore Throat
Photosensitivity: Avoid Sun
Detail of Warnings
Non-toxic, but may cause skin irritation in some.
Lemon is also phototoxic and should be avoided prior to exposure to sunlight.
Compatible Combination Oils
Benzoin, Eucalyptus, Fennel, Geranium, Juniper, Lavender, Rose, SandalwoodTags: lemon oil essential oils