Lemon oil is uplifting, calming and beneficial in times of focus and decision-making.
A yellowish oil with a fresh, citrus aroma reminiscent of the fresh peel from the fruit.
Method of extraction
A typical chemical composition of Lemon Essential Oil: a-pinene (1.8-3.6%), camphene (0-0.1%), b-pinene (6.1-15.0%), sabinene(1.5-4.6%) myrcene (1.0-2.1%), a-terpinene (0-0.5%), linalool (0-0.9%) b-bisabolene(0.56%), limonene (62.1-74.5%), trans- a-bergamotene (0.37%), nerol (0.04%), neral (0.76%).
- The fresh citrus scent of Lemon Essential Oil is purifying and stimulating. It has been described as a breath of fresh air on a hot summer’s day. It encourages awareness, clarity of thought and is emotionally invigorating.
- Use Lemon Essential Oil in a vaporiser or massage oil to relieve nervous tension, unrest, stress, irritability and mild anxiety. Its astringent and mild circulatory stimulating properties improve the condition of varicose veins.
- Use Lemon Essential Oil for the treatment of congested, devitalized and oily skin.
- Lemon Essential Oil is cooling and drying and it is recommended to clear heat, dampness and phlegm. For this reason it is considered an excellent detoxifying essential oil.
Add 5 drops to oil vaporiser or bath or 4 drops to every 10ml carrier oil.