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Lemon EO

$8.00

Lemon

Citrus limonum
Origin: Argentina
Size: 5ml, 15ml, 1oz

Synonyms: Citrus lemonum

Cultivation: USDA and EcoCert organic cultivation in Argentina

Composition: 100% expressed Lemon essential oil, certified organic by USDA and EcoCert

Extraction: Expeller pressed Lemon rinds

Active Constituents: Monoterpenes: limonene, beta-pinene, terpinene

Viscosity: Thin

Color: Yellow, becomes cloudy when expired

About: Lemon essential oil has a beautiful bright and sweet citrus scent. To make the oil, the rinds of unripe lemons are expeller pressed (squeezed, not steamed). Lemon is commonly used to disinfect, elevate one’s mood, support immunity and to increase focus.

Common Uses: Lemon may be added to all-purpose cleaners, diffusers, room sprays, detergents, soaps, hand sanitizers, lotions, aromatherapy inhalers and perfumes.

Blending Recommendations: Lemon has an irresistibly bright and stimulating citrus scent.

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Safety Information: Do not apply to sensitive skin or to the skin of young children as it may cause temporary irritation. Always dilute. Do not consume more than 3 drops within a 24-hour period.

Maximum Adult Dilution: 3%; 18 drops per ounce of carrier

While the phototoxicity of Lemon essential oil is low, skin must not be exposed to direct sunlight or to a sun bed for up to 12 hours to avoid burns after the oil has been applied to the skin at above 1% dilution.

Chemistry:

Limonene                      68.13%

Beta-pinene                   12.04%

Gamma-terpinene            8.57%

Lemon essential oil contains 63 constituents.

Shelf Life: 1 year after opening. Store in the refrigerator for extended shelf life. Old Lemon oil should not be applied to the skin or ingested, but is perfect for household cleaners.

Storage: Store upright, cap closed, out of direct heat and sunlight.

Notes: Non-GMO, No pesticides, No insecticides, No additives, Gluten free, Vegan, Cruelty free, No carrier oil added.

 


Why Organic Lemon Oil?

Like other citrus peel oils, Lemon is cold pressed and not steam distilled. Therefore, when the pesticide-sprayed peel is pressed, the end result is the oil that contains these pesticides. So, it is crucial that citrus oils come from only organic cultivation. Around 3,000 Lemon are cold pressed to make 2 pounds of Lemon oil (1 liter). Therefore, it is quite expensive to produce. If you are looking to buy true Lemon organic essential oil, the price should be around $20 – $25 per ounce (30ml).

 

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