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Lemon Essential Oil

(Citrus limon)

“She breathed in the scent of lemon blossoms, inspired by how their citrus sweetness mingled with fresh ocean air. Closing her eyes, she ran the tip of her tongue over her lips, tasting a faint saltiness in the moisture laden breeze. She imagined how dark, rich chocolate filled with the brightness of a lemon filling and dusted with chunky sea salt might taste. Delicious, she decided.”

- Jan Moran, The Chocolatier

A top note with a strong aroma, lemon essential oil smell just like the fruit from which it came.

Found in these Essential Tonic Blends:

Therapeutic Properties:

Anti-infectious, antimicrobial, antiseptic, antispasmodic, antiviral, astringent, calmative, carminative, cicatrizing, circulatory, depurative, digestive, diuretic, hemostatic, stimulant, tonic,vermifuge

Therapeutic Uses:

digestive problems, loss of appetite, detoxifying, cellulite, bronchial conditions, influenza, sore throats, laryngitis, acne, skin infections, herpes, abscesses, physical exhaustion, fatigue, debilitation, insect bites, anxious depression, nervous tension, inability to concentrate or focus

Blends well with...

most other essential oils: bay (West Indian), bay laurel, black pepper, cananga, cedarwood, chamomile maroc, chamomile roman, cinnamon leaf, cistus, clary sage, coriander seed, cypress, eucalyptus lemon, eucalyptus peppermint, eucalyptus radiata, fennel (sweet), fragonia, frankincense, galbanum, geranium, ginger, grapefruit, immortelle, jasmine, juniper berry,
lavandin, lavender, linden blossom, manuka, myrtle, orange (sweet), oregano, peppermint, pimento berry, ravintsara, rose absolute, rosemary, rose otto, sage, spearmint, tarragon, tea tree, thyme linalol, vetiver, ylang ylang

Precautionary advice:

Expressed lemon oil is a photosensitizer; do not apply to the skin prior to sun exposure. May cause irritation on highly sensitive skin; skin patch test is advisable. GRAS status.

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