Lemon is indigenous to Southeast Asia, but in the second century was introduced to Greece, then Italy, where it quickly adapted to the Mediterranean climate. Lemon oil is now widely cultivated in Italy, Australia and California. Christopher Columbus introduced the citrus to the New World in the late 1400’s. The oil is popular in cleaning agents and colognes and is widely used in aromatherapy. Lemon essential oil works well on oily skin and general impurities. It’s astringent properties reduce cellulite, obesity and tightens sagging, lackluster skin. It helps with acne, mouth ulcers, varicose veins, arthritis, muscular aches and pains, joint swelling, poor circulation, throat and respiratory ailments and gout. Lemon essential oil also boosts the immune system by clearing lymphatic congestion preventing contagious illnesses. The scent of lemon has shown to be anxiolytic, meaning it works to reduce anxiety and uplifting mood. Studies have also shown lemon to be conducive to memory retention and focus.
*Lemon oil is phototoxic so it should not be used in sun care products.
Topical: Dilute 1 drop of Essential Oil to 4 drops of a carrier oil (Almond Oil, Jojoba Oil, Hemp seed Oil etc.) and apply to desired area(s) as needed. Test on a small area of skin before using.
Diffusing: An essential oil diffuser provides aromatherapy benefits as well as a great way to freshen up your home without overpowering the senses. Add 5-10 drops of essential oil per 100ml of water or add as desired.
- Botanical Name: Citrus limon
- Origin: Italy, Mexico, United States
- Method: Cold Pressed
- Plant Part: Peel of Fresh Lemons
- Aroma: Fresh Lemons
- Immune Stimulant
Consult your doctor or licensed aromatherapist before using this product (Especially if being used during pregnancy). Do not use undiluted on the skin. Discontinue use if skin sensitivity occurs.
Caution: Keep out of the reach of children. Not for internal use.
Storage: Keep in a cool, dark place
Shelf Life: 2 Years