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Irish Apothecary's Own Brand
100% Pure Essential Oil

Lemon Oil is a member of the Rutaceae family. This oil is sharp and fresh and is classed as a top note. Lemon blends well with camphoraceous, citrus, herby, floral, minty, spicy and woodsy oils.

Lemon is mainly known for its purification, antibacterial and anti-fungal properties, making it excellent for cleaning purposes. It is also known to help relieve nausea, improve digestion and nourish the skin.

Lemon has been historically recognized as a cleanser. It is recognized as being antiseptic and as having refreshing and cooling properties. Lemon is highly prized for its high anti-bacterial properties. On skin and hair, it can be used for its cleansing effect as well as for treating cuts and boils.

History: The fruit was well known in Europe by the middle ages. Greeks and Romans were advocates of its therapeutic properties. Lemon essential oil reached the height of its fame when the British began using the citrus fruit to counteract the effects of scurvy. Because of its high Vitamin C content, lemon has been touted as a tonic for the digestive system, immune system and skin. There is a belief in Ayurvedic medicine, that a cup of hot water with lemon juice in it tonifies and purifies the liver.

Lemon Pure Essential Oil is also used as an aid in the following: Air Pollution, Anxiety, Artherosclerosis, Bites / Stings, Blood Pressure Regulation),Brain Injury, Colds (Common), Concentration, Constipation, Depression, Digestion (Sluggish), Disinfectant, Dry Throat, Dysentery, Energizing, Exhaustion, fever, Flu, Furniture Polish, Gout, Greasy / Oily Hair, Grief / Sorrow, Gum / Grease Removal, Hangovers, Heartburn, Intestinal Parasites, Kidney Stones, Lymphatic Cleansing, MRSA, Overeating, Pancreatitis, Physical Energy, Postpartum Depression, Purification, Relaxation, Skin (Tones), Stress, Throat Infection, Tonsillitis, Uplifting, Varicose Veins and Water Purification. 

Botanical Name:  Citrus Limonium
Origin:  Italy
Family:  Rutaceae
Plant Part:  Fruit Peel
Extraction Method:  Cold Pressed
Note:  Top
Colour:  Light yellow
Consistency:  Light
Aromatic Scent:  The aroma is similar to fresh lemon
rinds except richer and more concentrated.
Aromatic Strength:  Strong


About this oil
Non-toxic, non-irritant, non-sensitizing. Before using any topical product for the first time, it is advisable to do a patch test. It is not recommended to use pure oils on the skin without diluting. Never use internally. Keep away from children and eyes. Always check if there are any medical issues which could cause a problem. Seek help if you have any doubts.
Directions for use
Dilute with carrier oil for sensitive skin and for children over six years of age. Apply to temples, tip of nose, reflex points, soles of feet, back of neck and / or area of concern. Diffuse or inhale the aroma directly. 
Please note: One of our signatures is using a pipette top on all of our Pure Essential Oils. However, if you would prefer a dropper top, please specify during your checkout process at no extra cost.