Lemon Essential Oil, Citrus limonium, is cold pressed from the peels of the fruit. It possesses a fresh, uplifting, lemony aroma. It is a pleasant and functional addition to cleaning formulations and air fresheners. Lemon Essential Oil helps to clean and cut grease while imparting a pleasant citrus aroma.
Within hair and skin care applications, the astringency of Lemon Essential Oil makes it useful for combating oily skin and hair. Within holistic aromatherapy, the bright, citrus scent is stimulating, but it also is said to aid in focus and concentration. Lemon Essential Oil is often used by spas and incorporated into body massage oils, body wraps and salt soaks.
The main constituents of Lemon Essential Oil are: Limonene, α-Pinene, Camphene, β-Pinene, Sabinene, Myrcene, α-Terpinene, Linalool, β -bisabolene, trans-α-Bergamotene, Nerol, and Neral which are highly praised for their beneficial properties and that contributes to the fresh, bright uplifting aroma of the oil.
Aromatically, Lemon Essential Oil is very versatile and blends well with other citrus essential oils and oils in the mint, floral, wood, herbaceous and spice families. Blends well with other citrus essential oils.
Lemon Oil has exactly the same detox effect on your skin, hence it finding its way into cosmetic formulations. It is now one of the more popular essential oils to formulate due to its aroma profile and functionality.
Uses of Lemon Essential Oil:
- Lemon oil has many uses that range from medicines to cosmetics. This oil is found & used in many forms i.e., oils, gels, lotions, soaps, shampoos & sprays.
- Lemon oil is diluted & used in cosmetic products; it provides many health benefits i.e. complexion looks vibrant. It is added to the massage blends &used in relaxing baths, moisturizes chapped skin, boosts energy & enhances the mood.
- It is used in creams or lotions as it reduces the appearance of cellulite. It acts as a tightening & toning astringent as it reduces the amount of oil production.
- It is used in hair products; it makes hair strong & healthy. It makes hair shiny & removes dandruff. It can be diluted with apple cider vinegar to balance the oil production on the scalp.
- In aromatherapy, it is used to relieve flu & cold symptoms and stress. It clears the nasal passages & lungs. It also releases the feeling of irritation as it uplifts the mood. It is also used for improving concentration.
- It is used in relieving allergies. It can be added to natural homemade scented candles.
Benefits Of Lemon Essential Oil:
Used topically after dilution in a carrier oil or in a skin care product, Lemon Essential Oil boosts circulation, metabolism, and digestive function. It relieves constipation and reduces blood pressure as well as cellulite. It can inhibit or soothe inflammation such as headaches and can ease the discomfort associated with arthritis.
Its anti-bacterial properties can sanitize not only wounds but also objects. Its astringent properties rejuvenate dull complexions, making Lemon Oil effective for restoring the luster to tired or sagging skin. Lemon Oil’s high vitamin content boosts immunity by stimulating the body’s ability to combat harmful bacteria.
Used in aromatherapy, it can reduce fever and flu and relieve throat infections and cough. By clearing the nasal passages, it promotes easier breathing for those with respiratory issues or infections. This rejuvenating, clean-smelling essential oil is commonly used to enhance concentration and energy. When diffused indoors, Lemon Essential Oil eliminates toxins in both the air and on surfaces. It can be used as a non-toxic cleaner and air freshener throughout the home for a mood-elevating, cooling, and revitalizing effect. It has a calming effect that can subdue negative moods such as anxiety.
CAS NUM: 8008-56-8 / 84929-31-7
INCI Name : Citrus limonium (Lemon) Oil
Part of Plant Used:
Purity: 100% Pure
Scent: clean and refreshing lemon smell
Colour & Appearance: thin, clear, colorless to pale yellow liquid.
Grade: Cosmetic grade
Recommended Usage: 0.1- 1%, up to 3%
Solubility: Oil and Alcohol
Applications: cosmetics, aromatherapy and massage.
Key Benefits: Anti-microbial, Anti-rheumatic, Anti-septic, Bactericidal, Carminative, Depurative, Diuretic, Febrifuge, Anti-infection, Astringent, Disinfectant, Calming, Anti-anemic, Anti-sclerotic, Cicatrisant, Diaphoretic, Haemostatic, Hypotensive, Tonic, Vermifuge, Detoxifying, Anti-fungal.
Traditional Emotional Use: An oil that reflects freshness, cleanliness & vibrancy
Traditional Skin Use: Antiseptic, Tonic, Detoxifying, Anti-fungal.
Contraindications we: Pregnant and breastfeeding women should avoid or consult a doctor before use. Keep away from the children. If it is used without dilution then it can cause irritation. After applying this oil never go in the sun as it can sensitize the skin to UV rays. Don’t use this oil near eyes, inner nose and ears or near sensitive area of skin.
Country of Origin: Italy
Precaution: Don’t Apply directly to the skin.
Packaging: Our essential oils are packaged in airtight Bottles and Canister to avoid spillage.
Recommended Storage: Our essential oils should be stored in cool temperatures away from direct sunlight and moisture in an airtight container. This Oil has a shelf life of 2 Years when stored properly. (Current Lot will expire: 06-2025)
DISCLAIMER: All SOPHIX NATURAL PRODUCTS are for external use only unless otherwise STATED. This information is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.