Lemon (Citrus limonum) essential oil has a fresh, sweet yet a sharp fruity-citrus bouquet with a delicately pungent undertone. A refreshing and uplifting oil to improve mental clarity and sharpen the senses. Due to its antimicrobial and antibacterial properties lemon has been traditionally used as a cleaning ingredient and for sore throats, colds and flus.
Best ways to use Lemon essential oil:
Other oils it blends well with:
Bergamot, chamomile, eucalyptus, frankincense, juniper, lavender, mandarin, neroli, rose, sandalwood, sweet orange and ylang ylang.
Fun facts: The ancient Greeks used lemon to perfume clothing. The peel contains bioflavonoids and vitamin C to help with immunity.
Cautions: Lemon essential oil is potentially phototoxic so do not apply before going out into sunlight. Lemon could be irritating for some skin types. Do not apply directly to the eyes or mucous membranes.