Lemon Essential Oil
Lemon (Citrus limon) has a strong, clean, purifying citrus scent that is revitalizing and uplifting. It consists of 68 percent d-limonene, a powerful antioxidant. It is delightfully refreshing in water and may be beneficial for the skin. Lemon essential oil is cold-pressed from the rinds of lemons.
Caution: Citrus oils should not be applied to skin that will be exposed to direct sunlight or ultraviolet light within 72 hours.
Features & Benefits
Keep Lemon on hand for its clean, energizing, and invigorating aroma.
Diffuse it to create a more focused environment.
Use its aroma to create an uplifting atmosphere.
Add Lemon to skin care products to help reduce the appearance of aging.
Use it to help remove adhesives.
Works Well With:
Clean, refreshing, citrus aroma
Make Lemon a part of your nighttime beauty routine by mixing 1–2 drops with your favorite beauty products. It will reduce the appearance of aging for a youthful complexion.
Diffuse Lemon when the atmosphere is melancholy for a boost of cheer.
Diffuse it at work or school for a bright aroma that creates a sense of focus and motivation.
Where to Diffuse
Fill the kitchen with a dose of Lemon’s familiar lemon-drop aroma to take clean to a whole new level.
Banish everyday odors in your living room or family room by combining Lemon with other purifying scents such as Pine, Grapefruit, or Peppermint.
Lemon essential oil has a cheerful, sweet aroma that can freshen and fill your home with its clean, lemon-drop scent when diffused.
Topical: Dilute 1 drop with 1 drop of olive oil and apply to desired area as needed.
Aromatic: Diffuse up to 1 hour 3 times daily.
Originally from regions in Asia, the lemon tree wasn’t common in Europe until the 16th century. It is a part of the evergreen family and reaches a height of about 20 feet. From those trees, 75 lemons are required to make one 15-ml bottle of Lemon essential oil. This is accomplished by cold pressing the rinds of the lemons, producing an oil with the aroma of freshly picked fruit.
Scientific name: Citrus limon
Botanical family: Rutaceae
Region(s) grown: Argentina, California, South Africa, Italy, Asia
Plant part used: Rind
Extraction method: Cold pressed
Q: How many lemons does it take to make a 15ml bottle?
A: Each lemon differs in the amount of oil that can be extracted, but it usually takes between 75 lemons to make one 15-ml bottle of oil.