Natural Elements Aromatherapy
LEMON ESSENTIAL OIL
100% pure & natural essential oil
Botanical Name: Citrus limon
Part(s) Used: Cold pressed from fruit peel
Aroma: Sharp, fresh lemon citrusy scent
Note: Top Note
Uses: Diffusion, inhalation, compress, balm, body oils, body & hair care, bath
Blends Well With: Cedarwood, Chamomile, Eucalyptus, Frankincense, Geranium, Lavender, Peppermint, Rose, Rosemary, Sandalwood, Tea Tree, Ylang Ylang and other citrus
History: The lemon fruit is high in Vit A, B and C and antioxidants and was used since the early 1600’s as a blood cleanser and to freshen the breath. The Romans are said to have used the lemon rind to ward off insects and freshen clothes. In early times it was used to boost the immune system to prevent scurvy on ships at sea and for many common diseases of the time
For Skin & Haircare: Cleansing, astringent, purifying and balancing properties for acneic, oily and skin and hair. Exfoliates, tones and brightens the skin.
For Personal Care: Research indicates the refreshing and cleansing citrus scent helps clarity, focus and concentration. The fresh citrus scent is also useful to cleanse the environment with an uplifting crisp fragrance.
Uses: To create a personalised skincare or body care oil, blend a few drops with your chosen Natural Elements carrier oil. For diffusion and other personal care uses refer to our How To Use section.
Not recommended to apply essential oils directly to the skin or take internally.
Photosensitive – Like other citrus oils lemon oil may increase the skins sensitivity to sunlight. Allow at least 4 hours before exposing the skin to the sunlight. Refer to our general Safety guidelines.