Lemon has long been respected for its ability to lift the spirits and is often recommended for stress-related fatigue. Can be used by students or drivers to maintain concentration and stay alert. Has an affinity with the respiratory system and is a powerful antiseptic but care must be taken if the skin is sensitive.
Source: Citrus limonum is grown commercially in Spain, Florida, Portugal, Italy, Israel and California.
Extraction: Lemon essential oil is cold pressed from the fresh rind of the fruit of the Citrus limonum tree.
Aroma: Lemon essential oil ha a stimulating, tangy, fresh and citrus scent.
Fragrance note: Top.
Uses: Massage, baths, vaporisation, may be added to base emollients and used on a cloth as a household cleaner.
Blends well with: Benzoin, Chamomile, Cistus, Elemi, Eucalyptus, Fennel, Frankincense, Geranium, Juniper, Lavender, Neroli, Oakmoss, Rose, Sandalwood and Ylang Ylang.
Caution: Lemon essential oil should be used in moderation as it may irritate skin, especially if it is exposed to sunshine after application. Store in a cool dark place.