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Lemon Essential Oil


Botanical Name: Citrus Limonum

Plant Part: Peel

Extraction Method: Cold Press

Country of Origin: Italy

Size: 0.5 oz  Amber Bottle (Purchase includes a glass dropper)

Lemon oil has a sharp, fresh smell, is pale greenish-yellow in color and is watery in viscosity. The tree was brought to Europe by the Crusaders in the Middle Ages and the fruit is packed with vitamins A, B and C - an ounce a day was given to sailors in the Royal Navy to alleviate scurvy and other vitamin deficiencies. Lemons are one of the most widely used tropical fruits in the world.

Therapeutic Properties:

The therapeutic properties of Lemon oil are anti-anemic, antimicrobial, anti-rheumatic, anti-sclerotic, antiseptic, bactericidal, carminative, cicatrisant, depurative, diaphoretic, diuretic, febrifuge, haemostatic, hypotensive, insecticidal, rubefacient, tonic and vermifuge.

Benefits of Lemon Oil:

Lemon is arguably the most versatile of all the citrus fruits, being employed in a vast assortment of food, beverages, skincare, perfumery and toiletry products. Lemon also contains the most comprehensive range of medicinal properties of all citrus fruits. It can be used to combat a variety of ailments including skin conditions (acne, dull, oily), athlete's foot, chilblains, colds, warts, gout, corns, liver and kidney (cleansing), urinary tract infections, varicose veins, anxiety, insomnia, stress, or as a fragrance.

Common Uses:

  • Cleaning – Use as a disinfectant, air freshener, and laundry freshener.

  • Immunity Booster – It can increase the white blood cell count.

  • Spot Remover – Helps remove gum, oil, and grease stains from clothes and surfaces.

  • Respiratory Problems – Helps relieve throat infections, bronchitis, asthma and flu.

  • Flavoring – Add to pastries like pies, cakes, and marinades.

Blends Well With:

Benzoin, Chamomile, Cistus, Elemi, Eucalyptus, Fennel, Frankincense, Geranium, Juniper, Lavender, Neroli, Oakmoss, Rose, Sandalwood, Ylang Ylang

IMPORTANT: This information is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. Please refer to our policies for further details, and our disclaimer below.