Lemon Essential Oil is a lovely, refreshing and uplifting oil.
It can help to soothe irritation caused by insect bites and is also a insect repellent.
Also used for athlete's foot, chiliblains, colds, corns, dull skin, flu, oily skin, spots, varicose veins, warts.
When diluted it can be used in hair rinses, skin toners and fresheners.
Excellent as a cleaning aid around the house to remove sticky, gluey deposits (do not use on polished or treated wood). Always test surfaces with a little first.
Obtained by pressing the peels of the fruits.
Similar to fresh lemon rinds except richer and more concentrated, a crisp and fresh aroma.
Antiseptic, antibacterial, astringent, refreshing, uplifting.
Limonene, turpinene, pinenes, sabinene, myrcene, citral, linalol, gerianol, octanol, nonanol, citronellal, bergamotene, among others.
INCI name:Citrus limon Peel Oil
The Lemon tree is thought to have originated in India, and to have been introduced into Italy toward the end of the 5th Century. Lemons once cured scurvy on English ships and were also used to fight malaria and typhoid in medieval Spain.
Dilute in a carrier oil before skin application. Keep away from children and out of eyes. Do not take internally or apply undiluted to the skin. For further advice on using essential oils to treat medical conditions, we recommend you seek advice from a professional.
Please note that Amphora Aromatics Ltd cannot be held responsible for any injury, illness or adverse reaction to any recipes, instructions or advice given. It is the responsibility of the end user to ensure that they have followed the relevant safety protocols and that they are aware of any possible side effects before use. We always advise that a skin patch test is carried out before full usage of any natural product whether purchased from ourselves or elsewhere.
'Lemon has a tonic effect on the ciculatory system, and is especially appropriate in treating varicose veins. It is helpful in cases of high blood pressure too, and can be used in preventative regimes against arteriosclerosis.' - an excerpt from Aromatherapy an A - Z by Patricia Davis.
'The Lemon tree is thought to have originated in Asia and was introduced into Europe by the crusaders when they discovered the lemon tree in Palestine. In historic times it had immense value as an antiseptic to be used on bites from disease carrying insects. The Egyptians used it to cure meat and fish poisoning.' - an excerpt from Pregnancy Book by Jennie Supper.
'This oil comes from Sicily and is produced from the rind of the fruit. About 3,000 lemons are required to produce a kilo of essence. It is helpful for banishing warts, corns and verrucae'. - an excerpt from Aromatherapy A Guide For Home Use by Christine Westwood.
'Veruccas - Add 1 drop Tea Tree Essential Oil and 1 drop Lemon to a footbath. Apply 1 drop Lemon and 1 drop Tea Tree to affected area. Cover with a plaster. Re-apply daily until condition has cleared.' - an excerpt from Aromatherapy Simply For You .