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Citrus limonum / Lemon Essential Oil
Lemon, or Citrus limonum, is a flowering plant that belongs to the Rutaceae family. It is made by cold-pressing the lemon peel (not the inner fruit.)
Lemon essential oil is composed of many natural compounds, including terpenes, sesquiterpenes, aldehydes, alcohols, esters and sterols.
Lemons and lemon oil are popular due to their refreshing scent and invigorating, purifying and cleaning properties.
This uplifting and fruity oil is expressed from the rind of the fruit and has a fresh, zesty aroma.
Often blended with:
Lavender, Rose, Sandalwood, Peppermint, Geranium, or Tea Tree oil.
Medicinal Action and Uses
Anti-inflammatory – Lemon oil has antibacterial, antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties, so it helps to boost your immune system and fight respiratory conditions. It also serves as one of the top essential oils for allergies.
Antimicrobial – Studies show that lemon essential oil works as a natural antimicrobial agent because of two dominant compounds found in the oil, limonene and b-pinene. This makes lemon oil a powerful tool in cleaning and food protection.
Carminative – Lemon oil is carminative, it works to support various stomach problems, including indigestion, acidity, upset stomach, and cramps. Add three drops of lemon oil to water to help reduce heartburn and acid indigestion.
Cleanser – Lemon oil has a purifying, cleansing and protective effect on the body. It stimulates lymphatic drainage, which helps the body to cleanse itself of wastes and toxins.
Relieves Nausea – The inhalation of Lemon Oil is popular for reducing nausea, in particular, morning sickness.
Topical uses – Lemon essential oil benefits your skin by reducing acne, nourishing damaged skin and hydrating the skin. This is due to lemon oil’s antimicrobial compounds that work to treat dermatological conditions naturally.
Product is supplied in Amber Glass bottles, with Cap and Insert lid.
10 ml, 50 ml, 100 ml, 1000 ml