LEMON ESSENTIAL OIL
Size: 5 ml. Violet glass bottle
Botanical Name: Citrus limon
Source: Italy or South Africa
Method: Cold-pressed from the peels of the fruit
Notes: Create a wonderful fresh Spring aroma combining a few drops each of lemon and orange essential oils to a diffuser. Very uplifting!
Lemon essential oil has a fresh, clean, bright aroma that is enjoyed by nearly everyone. Energetically, it helps to improve mental clarity. It stimulates the brain and all of the senses, and can help us stay alert. Its fresh aroma can automatically brighten any environment as it clears out bacteria and molds, leaving a clean atmosphere in homes and workplaces.
Anti-anemic • Anti-bacterial • Anti-cancer • Anti-fungal • Anti-inflammatory • Anti-septic • Anti-toxic • Anti-viral • Astringent • Cicatrizant • Decongestant - capillary walls • Deodorant • Diaphoretic • Digestive • Diuretic • Febrifuge • Hemostatic • Hepatic • Hypotensive • Insecticidal • Rubefacient • Sedative • Stimulant: circulatory • Stomachic • Vermifuge
Internal–oral, inhalation, diffusion
External--topical application, skin application, massage, bath, local compress, energy centers and meridian points
Top Note: Fresh, sweet, fruity, lemony, citrus notes
Heart Note: Delicate sweet, pungent citrusy, lemony notes
Classification: Top note
In natural perfumery, it is used to make colognes, citrus blends, high class florals, and in numerous perfume types as a fresh top note. It combines well with many oils, including balsam copaiba, English chamomile, davana, cognac, or siamwood.
Observations and Anecdotal Information
Lemon essential oil has so many uses, that it should be included in every aromatherapist’s medicine cabinet. It helps to detoxify the liver, improves digestion, and can help balance blood sugar and stimulate the pancreas and liver.It is an internal aid for kidney and bladder infections, and a choice herbal remedy for nephritis.
Lemon essential oil is also a great lymphatic and circulatory stimulant. It helps to detoxify the lymphatic system when taken internally over time. It feels warming on the surface, but is cooling to the interior of the body, pushing heat to the skin’s surface to balance summer heat.
• This oil is generally regarded as safe at normal doses.
• Avoid use with infants, unless supported by a health care professional.
• All citrus oils can be photo toxic. Do not use within 24 hours of UV light or direct sun exposure.
• Keep all essential oils away from eyes.
• Store in a safe place, out of the reach of children.
• Pet information: Cats may not respond well to conifer oils and citrus oils. Avoid usage for cats.
• All internal uses should be researched and/or supported by a health care professional. Product quality and dosage are critically important when using essential oils internally.
The information on this website is not intended or implied to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. If you are pregnant, nursing, taking medication, or have a medical condition, please consult your physician and do your research before using these products. All information is provided for educational purposes and should not be viewed as health claims.