Lemon Organic Essential Oil

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Lemon Organic Essential Oil

Botanical Name: Citrus limonium
Origin: Italy.
Extraction: Cold pressed oil obtained from the peel of the fruit.
Scent: The aroma is similar to fresh lemon rinds except richer and more concentrated.

Note: Top

Strength of Aroma: Strong

Colour: Light yellow

Consistency: Light

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.
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.
Important Note: The information provided is for educational purposes only.

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