Lemon Essential Oil
Scientific Name: Citrus limonum
Country of Origin/Extraction method: USA/Expressed from the rind of the lemon, this oil is widely used in the food and perfume industry.
Properties for use in Aromatherapy: Lemon oil is said to smooth the skin and contract and tone tissue. It has been successful in removing warts and soothing and preventing infection when used on insect bites and stings.
Blends well with: lavender, orange blossum, ylang ylang, rose, sandalwood, chamomile, benzoin, and other citrus oils.
Safety: Non-toxic; Avoid using on skin that will be exposed to sunlight. May cause irritation on sensitive skin.