Size: 5ml, 15ml, 1oz
Synonyms: Citrus lemonum
Cultivation: USDA and EcoCert organic cultivation in Argentina
Composition: 100% expressed Lemon essential oil, certified organic by USDA and EcoCert
Extraction: Expeller pressed Lemon rinds
Active Constituents: Monoterpenes: limonene, beta-pinene, terpinene
Color: Yellow, becomes cloudy when expired
About: Lemon essential oil has a beautiful bright and sweet citrus scent. To make the oil, the rinds of unripe lemons are expeller pressed (squeezed, not steamed). Lemon is commonly used to clean, elevate one’s mood, support immunity and to increase focus.
Common Uses: Lemon may be added to all-purpose cleaners, diffusers, room sprays, detergents, soaps, hand sanitizers, lotions, aromatherapy inhalers and perfumes.
Blending Recommendations: Lemon has an irresistibly bright and stimulating citrus scent.
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Safety Information: Do not apply to sensitive skin or to the skin of young children as it may cause temporary irritation. Always dilute. Do not consume more than 3 drops within a 24-hour period.
Maximum Adult Dilution: 3%; 18 drops per ounce of carrier
While the phototoxicity of Lemon essential oil is low, skin must not be exposed to direct sunlight or to a sun bed for up to 12 hours to avoid burns after the oil has been applied to the skin at above 1% dilution.
Lemon essential oil contains 63 constituents.
Shelf Life: 1 year after opening. Store in the refrigerator for extended shelf life. Old Lemon oil should not be applied to the skin or ingested, but is perfect for household cleaners.
Storage: Store upright, cap closed, out of direct heat and sunlight.
Notes: Non-GMO, No pesticides, No insecticides, No additives, Gluten free, Vegan, Cruelty free, No carrier oil added.
Organic Cleaning – For a countertop/surface spray, combine 12-15 drops Lemon, 1 tsp unscented dish soap & 1 oz water in a spray bottle. Add 20-30 drops to a cup of baking soda for a surface scrub.
Diffusion – Add 8-12 drops Lemon to your ultrasonic diffuser or simmer gently with 1/2 C water on your stove. Excellent paired with Ginger, Rose Geranium, or other citruses, florals & spices.
Steam Shower – A bright way to start your morning! Add drops of Lemon directly around the base of your shower before turning on the water.