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Lemon Essential Oil Summary

All Lemon Essential Oil Benefits/Effects/Facts & Information

Lemon Essential Oil is recognized for its powerful anti-inflammatory and detoxification properties. Lemon oil is energizing and uplifting, its aroma is said to alleviate stress, tension, and anxiety.

  • Botanical Name: Citrus limon
  • Extracted From: Lemon Rind (Peel)
  • Color: Light Yellow – Dark Yellow
  • Aroma:  Fresh, Lemony
  • Aroma Strength: Strong
  • Benefits: Anti-Fungal, Circulation, Anti-spasmodics, Digestive Health, Liver Health, Immune System
  • Beneficial For: Energy, Mood, Fever Reducer, Sore Throat, Detoxification, Insomnia, Anxiety, Stress, Tension, Insect Bites, High Blood Pressure, Arthritis, Congestion, Cellulitis, Obesity, Swelling, Inflammation, Varicose Veins
  • Uses: Massage, Aromatherapy
  • Common Extraction Method: Cold Pressed/Expressed
  • Constituent Composition: Limonene, B-Pinene, Gamma-Terpinene, a-Terpineol, a-Pinene, Geranial

Things to Know About Lemon Oil

Lemon Oil Is Also Known As

Citrus limon

Things to note about Lemon Oil

  • Lemon oil is phototoxic and can cause skin irritations when exposed to Ultraviolet UVA light (aka sunlight)
  • Do not use Lemon oil if let to oxidize.
  • Lemon oil’s aroma can be used to clear a room of harsh smells such as cigarette smoke

How To Use Lemon Essential Oil

Lemon essential oil should be diluted prior to topical application.

  • Topically – Generally a 2% Lemon oil to 30 Fl oz carrier oil dilution ratio is recommended.
  • Aromatically – Can be used in a diffuser or vaporizer.