Botanical Name: Citrus Limon
Plant Part: Fruit Peel
Extraction Method: Cold pressed expression from the fruit rind.
Plant Description: The Lemon tree was originally a small thorny evergreen tree native to India. It is now common in Southern Europe, Florida and California.
Color: pale yellow, sometimes even green
Aromatic Fragrance: Bright, fresh, sharp scent.
Aromatic Strength: Strong
Common Applications: Lemon has very little therapeutic value.
Typically Used By: Perfumist, Soap Makers, Cosmeticians.
Storage Directions: Essential Oils should be stored in a cool dry place out of direct sunlight. Essential Oils should be stored in colored glass, the most common storage method being used today are Boston Round Bottles in the amber tint.
Blends Well With: Eucalyptus Essential Oil, Frankincense Essential Oil, Geranium Egyptian Essential Oil, Ginger Essential Oil, Juniper Berry Essential Oil, Lavender French Essential Oil, Neroli Essential Oil, Chamomile Roman Essential Oil, Rose, Sandalwood Essential Oil, Sweet Fennel, Ylang Ylang Essential Oil.
Cautions: non-toxic, but may cause skin irritation in some. Lemon is also phototoxic and should be avoided prior to exposure to direct sunlight. Avoid during pregnancy.