Lemon, Steam Distilled Essential Oil

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Lemon Steam Distilled Essential Oil
100% PURE, THERAPEUTIC GRADE ESSENTIAL OIL
COMMON NAME Lemon Oil
BOTANICAL NAME Citrus limon
PLANT PARTS USED Peel
COUNTRY OF ORIGIN Italy
 
Refreshing and revitalising, Lemon oil is a wonderful tonic to cool and clarify the mind and body.
Nature/Essence – Cooling & Clarifying
SKIN ICON 72pxFOR THE SKIN
Lemon oil has astringent, antiseptic and toning effects for oily, congested or acne-prone skin. It is also used for boils, fungal conditions, cold sores and warts, and in formulations for greasy hair and deodorants. (Avoid sun exposure after applying to skin)
 
BODY ICON 72pxFOR THE BODY
Lemon oil provides a lovely fresh scent and a detoxifying, toning action in body oils or lotions applied to congested, stagnant areas including cellulite, fluid retention, varicose or spider veins, as well as rheumatic joint conditions. Studies show Lemon oil also has antimicrobial and immune support properties, great to diffuse or as an inhalation for coughs and colds.
 
MIND ICON 72pxFOR THE MIND
Lemon helps clarify the mind, aiding concentration and steadying nervousness or agitation. One study showed diffusing Lemon oil reduced typing errors by 54%! It uplifts and provides a sense of space and when feeling overwhelmed or mentally fatigued and unable to make decisions.
 
HOME ICON 72pxFOR THE HOME
A lovely oil to diffuse during cold and flu season to purify and refresh the air, and also a great choice in household cleaning blends and dishwash liquid.
BLENDS WELL WITH
LavenderRoseSandalwoodEucalyptusGeraniumFennelJuniper and Neroli.
Appearance Clear colourless to greenish-yellow
Odour Description Very slight citrus, reminiscent of lemon peel
Main Constituents Limonene, pinene, terpinene, citrals, neryl acetate, furanocoumarins.
Specific Gravity Min0.843 Max0.859
Optical Rotation Min+57 Max +90
Refractive Index Min 1.470 Max1.476

Typical GC analysis
Lemon Oil Steam Distilled-189
- Consultation with a suitably qualified practitioner is recommended prior to use
- For external use only.
- Do not apply to skin undiluted
- Not recommended for use during pregnancy
- Perform a patch test prior to use
- Citrus oils can affect photosensitivity, avoid sun exposure after skin application

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