Lemon essential oil (Citrus limonum) has a fresh, crisp citrus aroma purifying and cleansing. Its sharp fruity fragrance awakens the senses and promotes positivity. The zesty scent is refreshing, improving alertness and concentration. Lemon’s astringent qualities can be beneficial to oily or troublesome skin. Use in massage to relieve stress.
Our Lemon essential oil is sourced in Italy and is extracted by cold expression from the peel and zest of the fruit. Main elements include limonene, b-pinene, g-terpinene, citral.
- Massage or topical use add 3-5 drops per 10ml of carrier oil.
- Diffuser add 4-5 drops to cold water.
- Inhalation add 2-3 drops to hot water.
- Bathing add 5-10 drops to dish of water, then stir into bath.
Can be blended with other essential oils including Eucalyptus, Clary Sage, Lavender, Orange, Frankincense, Geranium, Peppermint, Tea Tree.
Possible skin sensitivity - may cause skin sensitising or irritation. When applying citrus oils do not expose skin to direct sunlight or UV light for 72 hours. External use only. Do not use undiluted on the skin. Avoid contact with eyes, ears, mucus membranes, and sensitive areas. If you are pregnant, nursing, or using prescription medication, consult your Doctor or qualified health care practitioner before using essential oils. Not recommended for use on children under 12 years. Store in a cool dry place, out of reach and sight of children. Never swallow Garden of Flora Essential Oils, and never use undiluted on the skin.