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Lemon EO

Family: rutaceae

Extraction: Cold Pressed/Expressed from the outer part of the fresh peel

Plant source: India, Brazil, Israel, USA, and Argentina

Colour: Yellow

Consistency: Thin

Perfumery Note: Top

Strength of Initial Aroma: Strong

Aromatic Description: fresh, uplifting, sharp, slightly sweet citrus aroma

Skin type: oily, blemished

Benefits: Antibacterial, antifungal, antiseptic, astringent, detoxifying, refreshing, mental stimulant, purifying, reviving, soothing, strengthening, insect repellent, helps wounds heal, lower blood pressure, boost immune system, skin toner

Properties: Another excellent antiseptic and cleansing oil that is both stimulating and refreshing. Used in beauty products it is beneficial for your skin and hands. Great for a refreshing bath. Astringent, antiseptic, insecticide, stimulates white corpuscles

Blend Classification: Enhanser/Modifier

Blends well with: basil, bergamot, black pepper, chamomile, citronella, clary sage, cypress, eucalyptus, frankincense, geranium, jasmine, juniper berry, lavender, mandarin, marjoram, neroli, orange, patchouli, pine, rose, rosemary, sandalwood, tea tree, ylang-ylang, and most other oils

Traditional use: cleaner, antiseptic, cosmetics

Common Uses: Athlete's foot, warts, cuts, colds, corns, dull skin, flu, oily skin, spots, varicose veins, asthma, sinusitis, poor circulation, varicose veins, cellulite, depression, lethargy, stress, nervous tension, hangovers, acne, brittle nails, arthritis, cellulite, and fever. Cleansing and refreshing oil.

How to use: bath, compress, diffuse, massage, mouthwash, perfume, room fragrance

Safety Information: Phototoxic. Do not use if the area of application will be exposed to sunlight for 24 hours due to its phototoxicity. May cause skin irritation or sensitivity in some. Use in low dilution only (1% in a massage oil, or 3 drops in a bath). Not suitable for babies or young children

Cautions:  Avoid in allergic and inflammatory skin conditions. Avoid during pregnancy. Please use this oil in moderation. Do not take any oils internally. Do not apply undiluted oils, absolutes or other concentrated essences onto the skin.

If you are pregnant, epileptic, have liver damage, cancer or any other medical problem, use oils only under the proper guidance of a certified Aroma therapist. Keep out of the reach of children.

Important Note:  The information provided herein, is for educational purposes only. This data is not considered complete and is not guaranteed to be accurate.

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