Country of Origin: Sicily.
Plant Family: Rutaceae
Method of Extraction: The oil is expressed from the peel of lemon.
Main Therapeutic Properties: Antiseptic, Antibacterial, Antifungal, Antirheumatic, Antispasmodic, Calmative, Digestive stimulant, Immune tonic.
Contraindications: Avoid exposure to direct sunlight and sunbed rays for 12 hours after application (Phototoxic).
Oil Appearance: Pale green to yellow.
It has a light, fresh, sweet aroma.
Absolute Aromas has consistent high quality in its range of citrus oils and Lemon is no exception. This is an excellent quality lemon selected from Sicily, generally regarded as the top source for many citrus oils.
Try adding 2 drops of Lemon, 2 drops of Lavender and 1 drop of Geranium to the water in an oil burner when feeling under the weather.
For a warming bath on a cold, winter night, use 2 drops of Lemon, 2 drops of Ylang Ylang and 1 drop of Sandalwood diluted in a teaspoon of Sweet Almond oil.