A yellowish oil with a fresh, citrus aroma reminiscent of the fresh peel from the fruit.
Method of extraction
A typical chemical composition of Lemon Essential Oil: a-pinene (1.8-3.6%), camphene (0-0.1%), b-pinene (6.1-15.0%), sabinene(1.5-4.6%) myrcene (1.0-2.1%), a-terpinene (0-0.5%), linalool (0-0.9%) b-bisabolene(0.56%), limonene (62.1-74.5%), trans- a-bergamotene (0.37%), nerol (0.04%), neral (0.76%).
The fresh citrus scent of Lemon Essential Oil is purifying and stimulating. It has been described as a breath of fresh air on a hot summer’s day. It encourages awareness, clarity of thought and is emotionally invigorating.
Use Lemon Essential Oil in a vaporiser or massage oil to relieve nervous tension, unrest, stress, irritability and mild anxiety. Its astringent and mild circulatory stimulating properties improve the condition of varicose veins.
Use Lemon Essential Oil for the treatment of congested, devitalized and oily skin.
Lemon Essential Oil is cooling and drying and it is recommended to clear heat, dampness and phlegm. For this reason it is considered an excellent detoxifying essential oil.
How to Use
Add 5 drops to oil vaporiser or bath or 4 drops to every 10ml carrier oil.
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