Lemon oil fights infection, relieves congestion and fluid retention, fights summer colds and flu, reduces scarring, supports weight loss, and balances oily skin.
known as one of the seven polyvalents (effective against many toxins), which are applicable to many ailments. Its reputation grew when the British Navy issued large quantities of the fruit to counteract the onslaught of scurvy and other vitamin-deficiency problems on lengthy sea voyages. Used diffused in the atmosphere in banks and other commercial buildings in Japan to reduce worker error.
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Botanical Name - Citrus limonum
Common Method Of Extraction - Cold pressed
Parts Used - Fruit peel
Note Classification – Top
Aroma - Clean, citrus, sugary, with a bit of spice
Color – Yellow to yellow-green
Effects – Cooling and drying
Largest Producing Countries - Italy, Cyprus, Guinea, Israel, and USA
Other Areas of Origin – Argentina, Brazil, Mediterranean, Portugal, and Spain
Traditional Use - It's used as a flavoring agent in pharmaceuticals. It's also extensively used as a fragrance component in soaps, detergents, cosmetics, toilet waters and perfumes. The oil is employed by the food industry in most types of product, including alcoholic and soft drinks.
Properties - Anti-anemic, antibiotic, antidepressant, antimicrobial, antirheumatic, antisclerotic, antiscorbutic, antiseptic, antispasmodic, antitoxic, astringent, bactericidal, calmative, carminative, cicatrisant, depurative, diaphoretic, digestive, diuretic, febrifuge, haemostatic, hypotensive, immunostimulant, insecticidal, rubefacient, sedative, stimulant, tonic, and vermifuge.
Benefits - Acne, anemia, arthritis, boils, brittle fingernails, bronchitis, catarrh, chilblains, colds, corns, counteracts stomach acidity, cuts, depression, detoxification, digestion, dyspepsia, fever, flu, general fatigue, herpes, infectious diseases, insect bites, mouth ulcers, obesity, oily skin, rheumatism, sore throat, varicose veins, warts, and wrinkles.
Blends Well With - Benzoin, chamomile, elemi, eucalyptus, fennel, geranium, juniper, labdanum, lavender, neroli, oakmoss, olibanum, rose, sandalwood, ylang ylang, and other citrus oils.
Safety Data - Shouldn't be used on the skin prior to exposure to the sun (increases photosensitivity). Use only organic oil. Generally non-toxic, but it may cause dermal irritation or sensitization reactions in some individuals. Its use while pregnant is not recommended.
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