INCI Name: Citrus Limon
What is it: 100% Pure Unadulterated - Conventional. Lemon essential oil (not to be confused with lemon verbena essential oil) is extracted from the peel of fresh lemons using a cold-pressing process that pricks and rotates the peel as oil is released. It is a very versatile oil that can be used in skincare, aromatherapy as well as cleaning products.
Usage rate: 3% or less of the oils
Uses: Can be used as a natural disinfectant. Great ingredient that can be used in skincare formulations, such as a face wash. Can be added into haircare and body care formulations. Aromatherapy. Household cleaning products. Lemon essential oil can be diluted and applied topically to your skin, as well as diffused into the air and inhaled. Some people swear by lemon essential oil as an ingredient that fights exhaustion, helps with depression, clears your skin, kills harmful viruses and bacteria, and reduces inflammation.
Benefits: Anti-fungal and anti-bacterial properties. May accelerate wound healing. Could reduce acne and other skin conditions due to its anti-bacterial properties. May stimulate lymphatic drainage. Works as an anti-microbial agent - great for cleansing your home of harmful pathogens. Reduces inflammation
Storage: Keep in a cool dry place, with no direct sunlight.
Caution: Possible skin sensitivity. Keep out of reach of children. If you are pregnant, nursing, or under a doctor's care, consult your physician. Avoid contact with eyes, inner ears, and sensitive areas.