Lemon Organic Essential Oil in Amber Glass Bottle
Botanical Name: Citrus Limonium
Plant Part: Fruit Peel
Extraction Method: Cold Pressed
Colour: Light yellow
Aromatic Scent: The aroma is similar to fresh lemon rinds except richer and more concentrated.
Aromatic Strength: Strong
Common Uses: Lemon has been historically recognized as a cleanser. It is recognized as being antiseptic, and as having refreshing and cooling properties. Lemon is highly prized for its high anti-bacterial properties. On skin and hair it can be used for its cleansing effect, as well as for treating cuts and boils.
History: The fruit was well known in Europe by the middle ages, and Greeks and Romans were advocates of its therapeutic properties. Lemon essential oil reached the height of its fame when the British began using the citrus fruit to counteract the effects of scurvy.
Because of its high Vitamin C content, lemon has been touted as a tonic for the digestive system, immune system and skin.
There is a belief in Ayurvedic medicine that a cup of hot water with lemon juice in it tonifies and purifies the liver. In a Japanese study into the effects of aromatherapy, lemon essential oil in vapour form has been found to reduce stress in mice.
Never use pure oils on the skin without diluting, never use internally, keep away from children and eyes, always check if there are any medical issues which could cause a problem. Seek help if you have any doubts.
Organic Lemon Essential Oil 10g (£1.73/10g)
All Essential Oils are delivered in a sutainable 10ml amber glass bottle with an aluminium lid.