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Lemon essential oil organic - 10 ml

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Lemon essential oil (Citrus limonum) is a 100% pure essential oil, extracted through the cold-pressing of lemon peels.

Renowned for its refreshing and uplifting aroma, lemon essential oil has been traditionally used in aromatherapy to enhance mood and alleviate stress.

Its astringent and antiseptic properties make it an excellent addition to natural cosmetic formulations, including facial cleansers and toners, to help maintain a clear and healthy complexion.

In perfumery, Citrus limonum contributes a bright, citrusy note, often used as a top note to invigorate the senses.

Historically, lemon essential oil has been utilized for its ability to purify the air, and was commonly employed in ancient Rome to cleanse and refresh living spaces.


NCI name ; Citrus Medica Limonum (Limon) Peel Oil

CAS number ; 84929-31-7

SKU code ; EO-LEM-0010

EXTRACTION METHOD ; Cold Pressed Essential Oil


ORIGIN  ; South Africa | India

COMMON NAMES : Limon, Limoun, Limone

APPEARANCE : Pale yellow to slightly greenish yellow colored liquid

ODOUR NOTE : Intense, lemon-fresh, zesty, tangy odour

QUALITY : 100 % pure and natural organic whole essential oil.

Active ingredients: Esters (isobutyl angelate, methylallyl methacrylate, methylallyl angelate, isoamyl isobutyrate)

Approx. Shelf Life: 3 years

STORAGE CONDITION ; Store in a cool dark place


Citrus Lemon (Citrus Limon - Limonum)

One of the most polyvalent oils 

With its Antiseptic and detoxifying qualities, lemon essential oil helps purify the skin, or the ambient air. It acts as a fat-burning accelerator and fights water retention. Bright, crisp, tonic and refreshing, This Lemon essential oil is known to neutralise the Eberth bacillus, responsible for typhoid fever (Salmonella enterica typhi) and the staphylococcus bacteria in 5 min, the Klebs-Löffler bacillus (that causes diphtheria) in 20 min. 

Attention: may be Photosensitizing (May irritate the skin when exposed to the sun. Always dilute and avoid direct sunlight after use)




Massages & body care


  • Body massage  use 1 to 6 drops essential oil for 10 ml carrier oil (0.5 to 2 % concentration) ++
  • Face care use 1 to 3 drops essential oil for 10 ml carrier or base (0.5 to 1 % concentration) ++
  • Body & Hair care use 2 to 6 drops essential oil for 10 ml carrier or base (1 to 2 % concentration) ++




  • Ultrasonic Diffusers for air purification, use 10 mn 3 times a day. +++
  • Spray Add 5 drops of essential oil for 10 ml of vegetable glycerine and add water +++




  • Cooking add to make your own aromatized syrup, to prepare pancakes, cakes and cookies, jams and compotes. Add in sauces for fish, coconut milk… +++
  • Homecare add to homemade cleansing products +++


For more detailed information, please go check this LINK TO Instructions of use essential oils page




DO NOT USE UNDILUTED and seek medical and specialist advise when in doubt



Reported benefits & properties:


  • Antibacterial
  • Antiseptic
  • Antiviral
  • Tonifying: Contains Vitamin P-similar (help absorb vit. C, decreases the permeability of capillaries and increases resistance), supports skin cells youth
  • Natural immunity stimulating
  • Combat fatigue and Exhaustion




Traditionally used:


  • In DIY cleaning and purifying products
  • To fight nausea or motion sickness
  • To help prevent epidemic spreads (colds, flu, gastro…)
  • In homemade creams to help fight skin aging
  • To help with circulatory legs problems, varicose, heavy legs, …
  • To improve brittle nails
  • Included in oily hair serums
  • Added to oily and acne prone facial creams, masks and scrubs
  • In fighting adipose skins and cellulite



  1. Lemon Energizing Diffuser: Mix 4 drops lemon, 3 drops peppermint, 2 drops rosemary in your diffuser.
  2. Lemon Citrus Perfume: Blend 6 drops lemon, 4 drops sweet orange, 2 drops grapefruit in 10 ml jojoba oil.
  3. Lemon All-Purpose Cleaner: Combine 20 drops lemon, 3 drops tea tree, 250 ml distilled water, 250 ml white vinegar in a spray bottle.
  4. Lemon Nail Strengthener: Mix 4 drops lemon, 3 drops lavender, 30 ml sweet almond oil, massage into nails and cuticles.
  5. Lemon Fresh Room Spray: Add 10 drops lemon, 6 drops eucalyptus, 100 ml distilled water in a spray bottle.



Bad breath Synergy


a few drops to gargle and rinse. you can either swallow or spit after 30 seconds of gargling



Do not use during the first 3 months of pregnancy / breastfeeding 

Keep out of reach of children and pets.

As a general rule, always perform a skin patch test before using your essential oils for the first time.


DO NOT USE UNDILUTED and seek medical and specialist advise when in doubt

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