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Lemon Essential Oil (10 ml)

100% Pure and Natural 

Lemon Essential Oil (Citrus limonum ) from Italy is Therapeutic Quality Essential Oil produced by cold expression of the peel of the lemon. It's one of the lightest fragrances used in aromatherapy, an example of a “top note”.

Lemons grow on a small evergreen tree growing nine to 19 feet high with pale green leaves and highly perfumed white and pink flowers. A Lemon tree can produced up to 1,500 lemons each year.

As with all citrus trees, the lemon tree originated in Asia making it’s way to Greece in the second century AD. It now grows throughout the Mediterranean with Florida and California being the major producers. The peel was used in the Roman empire to fragrance clothing and repel insects. In the late 17 th century a pharmacist named Nicholas Lemery recognized the medicinal value of the fruit. The British Navy began using large quantities of lemons to counteract scurvy on sea voyages.

Lemon Essential Oil can be a potential phototoxin and one should avoid outdoors activities if this oil has been applied to the skin.

In traditional Oriental medicine Lemon Essential Oil is cool and dry and will clear heat, dampness, and phlegm.

Lemon Essential Oil is indicated as a lymphatic decongestant and is useful for obesity, cellulite, high blood pressure, and cholesterol. It is potentially useful for removing urinary stones and gall stones. It can be helpful in relieving headaches, nausea, and insomnia. Essential Oil of Lemon improves circulation and tones the blood vessels leading to its us for varicose veins, hemorrhoids, and nosebleeds.

Lemon Essential Oil has strong antiviral properties making it useful against colds and flu when characterized by yellow phlegm. It is an excellent antiseptic and when diluted can be sprayed in hospitals and around the home.

This essential oil sharpens the focus uplifting the Intellect (Yi). It can calm and refresh easing worries. Lemon is considered a mild aphrodisiac.

BOTANICAL NAME | Citrus limonum
ORIGIN | Italy
CULTIVATION | Conventional
METHOD OF EXTRACTION | Cold Expression
SOURCE | Peel
NOTE | Top
BLENDS WELL WITH | Lavender, Neroli, Ylang Ylang, Rose, Sandalwood, Olibanum, Chamomile, Benzoin, Fennel, Geranium, Eucalyptus, Juniper, Oakmoss, Lavandin, Elemi, and Labdanum

  • Do not take essential oils internally.
  • Do not apply to eyes, sensitive areas or mucous membranes.
  • Do not apply undiluted to skin (for directions on proper dilution, refer to an aromatherapy text).
  • The information on this website is not intended to be used in the diagnosis, treatment or mitigation of any physical or mental illness. Essential oils are not drugs and are not appropriate for treatment of illnesses.
  • Pregnant women, nursing mothers and children should not use essential oils without first consulting an appropriately trained healthcare practitioner.
  • The statements on this website have not been evaluated by the FDA.

    Disclaimer: Information provided is for educational purposes only. Its is not intended to be used in/for the treatment, cure, mitigation or diagnosis of any mental or physical disease or illness or as a substitute for consulting with a physician or other appropriately trained and licensed health care professional. The Essential Wellness is not responsible for any adverse effects resulting from the improper use of any suggestions, products,  preparations, or procedures mentioned or from attempts to follow historical reports of a plant’s uses.  Please note that essential oils do not necessarily have the same properties as other types of herbal preparations of the same plant and since essential oils are the most highly concentrated type of preparation made from plants,  they can have toxicity issues not arising from use of other types of herbal  preparations of a given plant. All issues that pertain to your physical or mental health should be discussed with and supervised by a licensed health care professional. Keep all essential oils away from and out of reach of children.

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