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Lemon Essential Oil (Citrus Limon)

$14.50 USD15 ml

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Lemon essential oil is most known for its refreshing and tangy scent with its ability to aid your mind. Ever felt run down and tired? This essential oil is here to refresh and relax your mind, allowing you to function at your full capacity with a sharp mind and better mood. You can also mix it in with a variety of other scents such as lavender and tea tree oil to add to the benefits of both essential oils.

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Essential Oil Characteristics

The Lemon essential oil has a pale yellowish-green (turns brown with age) liquid complexion with a fresh, light citrus scent.

The essential oil blends well with neroli, lavender, ylang ylang, sandalwood, rose, olibanum, chamomile, benzoin, geranium, fennel, eucalyptus, juniper, lavandin, oakmoss, elemi, labdanum and other citrus oils.

Lemon essential oil has a thin consistency.

Principal Constituents

The Lemon essential oil contains approximately 70% of limonene, terpinene, sabinene, pinenes, myrcene, linalool, citral, octanol, geraniol, nonanol, bergamotene, citronellal, among others.

Scent Profile

The Lemon essential oil has a lean, sugary, citrus aroma with a hint of spice.

Perfumery Note: Top

Strength of Initial Aroma: Strong

Botanical Name and Family

Botanical Name: Citrus Limon

Family: Rutaceae

Synonyms: Cedro Oil, C. Limonum

Supplemental Facts

Serving Size: 1 Drop

Servings Per Container: 250

Amount Per Serving: % DV*

Daily Value (DV) not established

Lemon Peel: 60 mg

Country of Origin

The Lemon essential oil is native to Asia, most likely east India. The plant now grows wild in the Mediterranean region particularly Portugal and Spain.

Lemon is cultivated extensively worldwide in Cyprus, Sicily, Italy, Guinea, Israel, North and South America (Florida and California).

History of Essential Oil

The Lemon peel and juice are widely employed as a domestic seasoning. The fruit rich in nutrition value contains high doses of vitamins A, B and C. In European countries (particularly Spain), Lemon is considered a cure all, specifically for infectious illnesses. Lemon was used to treat fever, such as typhoid and malaria.

The fruit was employed in combating scurvy on English ships out at sea. Internal consumption of Lemon juice is considered invaluable for treating acidic disorders, such as rheumatism, arthritis and greatly benefits in combating liver congestion and dysentery.

Safety Data

Lemon essential oil is Non-Toxic. The essential oil may cause dermal irritation or sensitization in some individuals. Apply oil in moderation. The essential oil is Phototoxic, do not use the essential oil prior to sun exposure.

 

Harvesting

The essential oil is cultivated, harvested and extracted from the USA.

The Lemon essential oil is extracted from the peels of the fruit.

The essential oil is 100% pure & natural. Meaning, the essential oil comes from plants that are free from any kind of dilutions, chemicals or pesticides usage.

The extraction and harvesting methods focus on sustainability of the natural ecosystem, ensuring that the balance between human needs and nature’s bounty can coexist in harmony. We ensure that every essential oil sent to our customers are in its purest and natural form.

Method of Extraction

The Lemon essential oil is extracted via Cold Compress from the peel of the fruit.

In this method the peel of the fruit is penetrated while rolling over a trough. The tiny pouches which contain the essential oil is pierced and the whole fruit is pressed to squeeze the juice & the essential oil from the pulp. The essential oil rises to the surface of the juice that is extracted from the fruit.

The essential oil is extracted from the juice via centrifugation process. Please note that the essential oil produced from this method have a short life span after which, the quality of the oil begins to deteriorate.

Cemistry Testing

Using industry best practices, the Lemon essential oil is tested with a Gas Chromotographic Spectrometer to ensure that correct beneficial compounds are at the essential levels required for a true therapeutic effect.

The essential oils must go through a meticulous quality assurance test to ensure that the essential oil has the right aroma, color and viscosity.

We only sell essential oils when they have met the required purity levels for therapeutic use.

Certifications

100% Pure and Natural: The plants are grown and processed to ensure they achieve industry leading purity levels and are 100% natural.

100% Pesticide-Free: Grown and harvested without use of harmful pesticides.

100% Pure: The therapeutic grade Lemon essential oil contains no chemicals or dilutions.

View Certificate of Analysis for Lemon

Aromatherapy Home Use:

Lemon essential oil is employed as a flavoring agent in pharmaceuticals. The oil is used extensively as fragrance component in detergents, cosmetics, soaps, toilet waters and perfumes. Lemon is largely used in the food industry for most type of products including soft drink and alcoholic beverages.

Lemon is used as an antimicrobial, anti-anemic, antisclerotic, antirheumatic, antiseptic, antiscorbutic, antitoxic, antispasmodic, astringent, carminative, bactericidal, cicatrizant, diaphoretic, depurative, febrifuge, diuretic, hemostatic, hypotensive, rubefacient, insecticidal, stimulates white corpuscles, vermifuge, and tonic.

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Disclaimer

All information contained within this site is for reference purposes only and are not intended to substitute the advice given by a pharmacist, physician, or any other licensed health-care professional. Apollen products have not been evaluated by the FDA and are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any health condition or disease.

Never use an essential oil undiluted unless advised by your health care provider and certified aromatherapist. Keep essential oils away from infants, children, and all pets.

While some of Apollen’s essential oils are medical food grade, we do not advise the use of essential oils for internal use unless they are prescribed by your health care provider and certified aromatherapist. Only your health care provider and certified aromatherapist can prescribe the proper dosage and usage. Please check with your health care professional and certified aromatherapist before ingesting any essential oils.

Additional Information

Weight 0.359 kg
Dimensions 16 x 12 x 6 cm

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