Lemon Essential oil
Lemon Essential oil
Botanical name:
Citrus limon
Country of Origin:
Part Used:
Peels of unripe fruits
Method of Extraction:
Cold expression
Medicinal Use:

The citroflavonoids are used in vascular disorder where venous insufficiency results hemorrhoids and varicose veins etc., since they control vascular permeability to liquids and proteins by decreasing porosity . they are also reportedly anti-inflammatory , antihistamine and diuretic.

Aromatherapy properties:

Like many essential oils, the constituents of lemon oil have antiseptic properties. What makes these properties noteworthy in lemon oil is that here they’re combined with a delightful aroma. Lemon is a great modifier for medicinal-smelling oils like tea tree and eucalyptus. Lemon works synergistically on a therapeutic, aesthetic and emotional level. This is very important when working with blends containing strongly medicinal oils, which may have a tendency to produce a negative aesthetic or emotional effect in aroma-sensitive people.
Lemon oil is uplifting and cleansing. It replaces negative emotions by creating a cheerful atmosphere of freshness and purity. It can help dispel mental fatigue and psychological heaviness. The aroma of lemon can inspire increased concentration and awareness. A Japanese study suggested that after diffusing lemon oil throughout a busy office building, typing errors decreased by 54%.

Cosmetic Uses:

Lemon oil is astringent and detoxifying and is therefore great for blemishes associated with oily skin. Lemon oil also has rejuvenating properties and will brighten dull skin. Slices of fresh lemon placed upon the cheeks can lighten freckles.

Specific Safety information:

Keep out of reach of children.  Dilute properly; skin irritant. Avoid use in the sun.