Legend: 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.
Heal your body: Clearing heat and toxicity from a congested overworked liver, the oil in addition can help relieve nausea, headaches, irritability and insomnia. Improves circulation and tones the blood vessels, the oil may be used for broken capillaries, varicose veins and nosebleeds. An effective heart tonic and often used in bringing down high blood pressure. Invigorating to the immune system and aiding the body to fight infectious disease. Beneficial to oily and greasy skin and hair conditions.
Botanical Name: Citrus limonum
Place of Origin: India
Plant Part: Fruit Peel
Colour: Pale Yellow to Deep Yellow
Strength of Aroma: Strong
Aromatic Scent: The aroma is similar to fresh lemon rinds except richer and more concentrated
Common Method of Extraction: Cold Pressed
Blends well with: In Blending it can add life to a mixture which is flat. Bergamot, Eucalyptus, Fennel, Frankincense, Ginger, Juniper Berry, Lavender, Neroli, Rose, Rosemary, Sandalwood and Ylang Ylang.
Directions: There are many ways to use essential oils, such as burning them in an oil burner, but remember never apply neat to the skin unless it has been mixed with a carrier oil such as jojoba first. For more ways to use essential oils please visit our Methods of use section.
Warnings: Not for internal use. Avoid contact with eyes. Not to be used neat on the body. Always dilute. Adults Only. Keep out of reach of children. If symptoms persist consult your healthcare practitioner. May be phototoxic when applied to the skin, therefore not recommended for those who use sunbeds and sunbake etc. Not recommended for sensitive skin.
Magnifiscense Essential Oils should not be used as a substitute for medical or psychological care. Appropriate use of the product is expressly your responsibility.