Lemon essential oil (Citrus limon peel oil) is astringent, antibacterial, refreshing and a skin tonic. It is revitalising and uplifting helping to keep a clear mind. Lemon essential oil has proven to be highly beneficial in body skincare for oily and teenage complexions, encouraging the skin to remain healthy and vibrant. Lemon essential oil is also useful in maintaining healthy digestion. It has a very light, fresh and sweet aroma.
Our lemon essential oil originates from Sicily and is extracted by cold expression from the outer part of the fresh peel. Lemon essential oil is a member of the Rutaceae family and is also known as citrus lemonum, cedro oil or expressed lemon oil.
Lemon essential oil blends well with lavender, chamomile, ylang ylang, sweet fennel, geranium, lime, grapefruit and eucalyptus. Lemon essential oil is non-toxic. It may cause dermal irritation or sensitisation reactions in some individuals.