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Scent description: Crisp and fresh.
Extraction: Lemon essential oil is obtained by cold pressing the peel of the fruit. It produces a pale greeny-yellow oil.
Constituents/Active Ingredients: Limonene, turpinene, pinene, sabinene, myrcene, citral, linalol, gerianol, octanol, nonanol, citronellal, bergamotene, amongst others.
General: Lemon pure essential oil is good for brittle nails and greasy oily skin, insect bites, insect repellent. Good for stimulating cellulite. When diluted can be used in hair rinses, skin toners and fresheners. Excellent as a cleaning aid around the house to remove sticky, gluey deposits (do not use on polished or treated wood) - always test surfaces with a little first. Has a tonic effect on the circulatory system and good for treating varicose veins. Helpful in cases of high blood pressure.
Historical: The lemon tree is thought to have originated in India, and to have been introduced into Italy towards the end of the 5th century. Lemons once cured scurvy on English ships and were also used to fight malaria and typhoid in medieval Spain.
Properties: Antisepic, antibacterial, astringent, refreshing, uplifting.
Pure Essential Oil of Lemon - a purely natural product.