Lemon Essential Oil Social Enterprise

Price: $3.13
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Citrus limonum fruit peel, cold pressed, from Argentina.

Aroma: Light, tangy and bright. Like fresh lemon rinds except richer and more concentrated.

Possible Uses: Athlete's foot, chillblains, colds, corns, dull skin, flu, oily skin, spots, varicose veins, warts. [Julia Lawless, The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Essential Oils (Rockport, MA: Element Books, 1995), 56-66.] Milia (whiteheads), congestion and asthma in young children and infants - TTF

For gentle treatment of the 'flu and to prevent its spread, diffuse 4 parts lemon to 1 part lavender wherever the sick person is. I use a pot on the stove when my children are sick. It gently clears congestion, alleviates symptoms and lifts the spirits, while keeping me well!

Colour: Pale Yellow to Deep Yellow

Consistency: Thin

Perfumery Note: Top

Strength of Initial Aroma: Strong

Constituents: Limonene, Citral, Geranial, Citronellyl Acetate, Pinene [Shirley Price, The Aromatherapy Workbook (Hammersmith, London: Thorsons, 1993), 54-5.]

Safety Information: Phototoxic. [Robert Tisserand, Essential Oil Safety (United Kingdom: Churchill Livingstone, 1995), 207.] Do not use if the area of application will be exposed to sunlight for 24 hours due to its phototoxicity.

May cause skin irritation or sensitivity in some. [Julia Lawless, The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Essential Oils (Rockport, MA: Element Books, 1995), 120.]

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