(Citrus limonum) has a citrus fresh and sharp aroma. It has antibacterial and tonic properties, making it useful for relief of cold symptoms. Lemon essential oil has a variety of uses and wide range of therapeutic properties including varicose veins, cellulite, water retention, and like other citrus oils can stimulate the lymphatic system. Widely used in beauty care because of its astringent and antiseptic properties, it cleanses, refreshes, cools and balance oily skin. Because of its antiseptic and antibacterial constituents can be diffused into the air to help kill some types of airborne germs. Lemon essential oil can also help to stop bleeding; it has been used to discontinue nosebleeds. Caution: it can become sensitive to the skin under ultra violet rays, do not use under the sun. Always use it diluted with carrier oil.
Plant Part: Fruit/Peel
Country of Origin: Italy, Florida, California
Extraction: Cold Press
Appearance: Pale green yellow color. Top note
Constituents: Limonene, up to 90%, citral 3-5%, coumarines (bergamotine and libertine) and flavones (doismine and limotricine)
Properties: Antibacterial, antidepressant, antiseptic, astringent, immuno-stimulant, disinfectant, germicide
Note: No information provided is intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease. For children or pregnant, it is recommended to consult with a professional health care practitioner before using. The uses of aromatherapy substances, also known as essential oils are used for the well being of body, mind, and spirit.