Experience going back to a school break with Mom in the kitchen, baking and making some summertime refreshment with Lemon Essential Oil
Botanical Name: Citrus limonum
Processing Method: Cold-pressed
Consistency: Pale yellow to deep yellow with thin consistency
Aroma: Zesty and bursting with lemony citrus intensity
In aromatherapy, it relaxes the mind and body, and is a great deoderizer. A natural household cleaning solutions due to its clean-smelling aroma. It helps with respiratory issues and supports the immune system
For topical application, reduces acne, nourishes damaged skin and helps lighten dark spots. Lab studies show that lemon oil is able to reduce cell and tissue damage in the skin that’s caused by free radicals. This is due to lemon oil’s strong antioxidant activity and anti-aging effects.
Blends well with: Tea Tree, Bergamot, Peppermint, Frankincense, Citronella and Lavender
Safety Precaution: Lemon essential oil can make your skin more sensitive to irritation from the sun so it’s best to always dilute in carrier oil and avoid direct sunlight when using any citrus essential oil. This irritation is called phototoxicity, and it causes a temporary redness that looks similar to moderate sunburn. You may also feel a raw or burning sensation on your skin in the area where you’ve applied lemon oil.