Lemon has a fresh, citrus scent that is revitalizing and uplifting. It has antibacterial and tonic properties, making it useful for relief of cold symptoms. Widely used in beauty care. It cleanses, refreshes, cools and stimulates. Astringent and antiseptic oil. Useful for oily skin.
|County of Origin||Italy|
|Therapeutic Properties||Anti-anxiety, anti-bacterial, anti-depressant, anti-fungal, anti-infectious, anti-oxidant, anti-rheumatic, anti-septic, anti-spasmodic, anti-viral, astringent, diuretic, immuno-stimulant, liver supporter, lymph decongest, rubefacient, tonifying|
|Approx. Shelf Life||3 years|
|Method of Extraction||Cold Pressed|
|Blends well with||Neroli, Clary sage, Bergamot, Citronella, Orange flower, Violet, Galbanum|
|% Chemical Compound||Limonene 70.95, beta-Pinene 11.48, gamma-Terpinene 8.94, Sabinene 1.99 , alpha-Pinene 1.88 , Myrcene 1.30 , Geranial 1.23 , para-Cymene 0.96, Neral 0.74 , alpha-Thujene 0.36|
History: The Egyptians used it as an antidote to meat and fish poisoning and typhoid epidemics. The lemon tree was introduced into Europe when soldiers returned from the Crusades. Lemons were used by sailors to stay healthy and avoid vitamin C deficiencies while on long sea voyages.
Characteristics: A top note with a strong aroma, it has a strong bright lemony scent.
Indications: Used to cool, purify, calm, relax, reduce stress, promote sleep, uplift moods, refresh, revive, improve mental clarity and alertness, improve memory, disinfect, soothe insect bites. Will reduce blood viscosity and help to break up plague deposits so use to reduce cholesterol.
Mode of Administration: Aroma lamp, bath (may need fixed oil), cleanser - household, diffusor, inhaler, light bulb ring, massage, mist spray.
Safety: Nontoxic, irritates sensitive skin, phototoxic so stay out of sunlight after using on skin.