Botanical Name: Citrus limonum
Plant Part: Fruit Peel
Processing Method: Cold Pressed
Common Uses: Anti-inflammatory, anti-septic, reduces blood pressure as well as cellulite, inhibit or soothe inflammation such as headaches and can ease the discomfort associated with arthritis.
Cautions: Dilute well before use; for external use only. May cause skin irritation in some individuals; a skin test is recommended prior to use. Contact with eyes should be avoided.
** Lemon essential oil is phototoxic, which means that it can cause severe sunburn if applied to the skin prior to exposure to ultraviolet light; therefor, it should not be used on the skin or in applications where steam may deposit it on the skin for 12 hours prior to exposure to sunlight or tanning lamps.
A top note with a strong aroma, it has a strong bright lemony scent.
Blends well with: Bergamot, lime, orange and manderine.