June 25, 2020 Lemon Essential Oil and fruit

Lemon Essential Oil

Learn about Essential Oils, discover their properties and benefits while creating a strong foundation and knowledge base. So whether you are looking for natural remedies or wish to incorporate plant based products into your life, understanding the basics is a great place to start. Find what works for you! neōb Lavender is here to help!

Lemon Essential Oil

Botanical Name: Citrus sinensis

There are many different species and varieties of plants, which can affect the properties or quality of an essential oil. Check the Botanical name or INCI name, this will help clearly distinguish an essential oil derived from one plant from other plants that share the same common name.

Plant Part: Fruit peel 

Distillation Method: Steam distillation or cold press are most common extraction methods.

Properties

  • Immune system booster
  • Fights fever, flu, viral infection, colds and fatigue
  • Disinfectant
  • Increases energy
  • Uplifting and stimulating
  • Detoxifying 
  • Astringent 

Uses & Benefits

Aromatically 

Lemon essential oil is a natural immune system booster, its aroma is uplifting, stimulating and increases energy. With a clean citrus scent, add a few drops to a diffuser or tissue to freshen up any space.    

Skin 

Lemon essential oil can be used to reduce excessive oil on skin. Avoid sunlight after use. 

Hair

Lemon essential oil is commonly added to hair products to reduce dandruff and create healthy, shiny hair. 

Cleaning

Due to its disinfectant properties, lemon essential oil is commonly found in many types of cleaners and soaps.

Where can I find Lemon Essential Oil?

Visit our Lemon Essential Oil page to add this fantastic oil to your collection! neōb Lavender is committed to the quality and purity of each bottle of oil. 

Cautions

  • Lemon essential oil is non-toxic and non-sensitizing
  • Mild irritant, avoid use on sensitive skin
  • Avoid using on skin if going in sunlight due to phototoxicity.

Further Information

Looking to build your knowledge of Essential Oils, check out our article on Essential Oil Foundations. Learn and grow with neōb Lavender. 

Essential oils are highly concentrated and potent. Prior to use consult a Healthcare Professional especially if pregnant, nursing, taking medication or have a medical condition. Keep out of reach of children and animals. Keep away from sensitive skin areas such as eyes, ears and mucus membranes. 

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