Lemon (Sicily) Essential Oil
Active Ingredient: Limonene: 82.6%
Botanical Name: Citrus limonum
Plant Part: Fruit Peel
Extraction Method: Cold Pressed
Origin: Rimini, Italy
Description: The Lemon tree is a small thorny evergreen tree commonly found in Southern Europe, Florida and California.
Color: Pale yellow to yellow liquid.
Common Uses: Lemon (Sicily) Essential Oil is well known as an excellent cleanser. However, it is equally effective as an antiseptic. Lemon (Sicily) Essential Oil is both cooling and refreshing at the same time. It may be used on skin and hair for its cleansing effect, as well as for treating cuts and boils.
Research has also shown Lemon (Sicily) Essential Oil to enhance the ability to concentrate.
Strength of Aroma: Strong
Blends well with: Bergamot, Lime, Orange, and Mandarin.
Aromatic Scent: Lemon (Sicily) Essential Oil has a strong citrus scent.
History: The fruit was well known in Europe by the middle ages, and Greeks and Romans were advocates of its therapeutic properties. Lemon (Sicily) essential oil reached the height of its fame when the British began using the citrus fruit to counteract the effects of scurvy.
General Information: Sunrise Botanics provides this essential oils guide for educational purposes only and not as medical advice. Please consult a qualified healthcare practitioner or resource on uses, safety and precautions for all essential oils Canada, USA and Worldwide.