Lemon Essential Oil – Citrus limonum – is Cold Processed from the rinds of lemons grown in sustainably managed lemon groves in the milder climates of South Australia and Victoria.
Lemon Essential Oil is popular in oil blends for diffusers to clarify the air.
Lemon oil can restore lustre in the skin although be aware of the sunlight if using in skincare creams and serums.
Lemon oil is used to cut the aroma of the stronger oils making a diffuser blend less potent – can use Ylang Ylang as an example and if you are looking for a more astringent product.
High in Limonene, this handy oil is used as a cleaning agent, removing grease and grime from porcelain and chrome whilst leaving a fresh, sparkling aroma and shiny finish to baths, basins, toilets and sinks.
Lemon oil is very popular and can be used blended with many other essential oils.
Store in a cool place below 30° away from the reach of small children although is sold as a Food Grade oil used in chocolates, cakes and as flavourings.
This oil should not be used in cold water and taken orally as the fine oil particles are highly concentrated and do not dissolve in water. By doing this could cause you harm if taken regularly.
Cold Pressed citrus oils have used- by- dates of around 12-18 months after manufacture. After that period they may lose their potency and should be replaced. For longevity store your citrus oils in the fridge.
Lemon oil contains the major plant chemical compounds of limonene