Organic Lemon Essential Oil (Citrus Limon)


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Botanical Name - Citruslimon

Caution - Phototoxic.Avoid sunlight and sunbeds for at least 12 hours after use on the skin

Storage - Storein a cool area to maintain optimum freshness

Aroma - Sharpand fruity

Extraction - Coldexpression

Part of Plant - Peel

Country of Origin - Italy
Chemical Constituents - Limonene,b-pinene, y-terpinene

Uses - Supportsdigestion, particularly the elimination phase i.e. lower belly. Good forabsorption and digesting fat. Useful in dealing with bacteria and candida inlower abdomen. Very detoxifying and good for areas we store poison e.g. thethighs. Also useful for colds or the flu. Perfect for sick rooms as it is veryuplifting and anti-microbial.

Organic Certificate - Thisessential oil is certified organic by the Soil Association, it has beenproduced to the highest ethical and environmental standards.

Storage - Store oil in cool dark place and keep out ofreach of children 

**Safety Alert**

Avoid use of essential oils (unless undermedical supervision) if:

  • You are pregnant
  • You have a skin condition
  • You have asthma
  • You have severe allergies
  • You have epilepsy or are prone to seizures
  • You have heart disease
  • You have high blood pressure
  • You are on a course of treatment withprescribed medication

Rules for safe usage:

  • Many essential oils are too powerful to beapplied directly to the skin undiluted (also known as “neat”), they must bediluted with a neutral carrier oil, such as jojoba oil, to avoid irritation.
  • Never use essential oils on or around the eyesor mucous membranes.
  • Several oils, like bergamot and other citrus,can cause allergic sensitivity to the sun and should be used with caution.
  • Children and the elderly can be extrasensitive to the effects of essential oils.
  • Essential oils are flammable, so keep themaway from open flames.
  • Never ingest essential oils unless it is underthe close supervision and prescription of a clinically-trained medical oraromatherapeutic professional. Some oils can be toxic, and if taken internallymay be fatal. If you don’t know the specific chemistry of the oil, do not takeit internally.