Description: Dr. Kurt Schnaubelt
says, “Essential oil of lemon has a calming and, like other Citrus oils, an
anti-depressant effect. It dispels intestinal gas, has a stimulant and tonic
effect on the digestive system, is antispasmodic, and aids expectoration” (
p. 168 The Healing Intelligence of Essential Oils By Kurt Schnaubelt, Ph.D. published by Inner Traditions International and Bear & Company, ©2011. All rights reserved. http://www.Innertraditions.com Reprinted with permission of publisher.).
Certified USDA organic
Botanical Name: Citrus limon
fresh, sweet, pungent
Part of Plant: Peel
Use in a diffuser or dilute in a vegetable or massage oil. Essential Oil Safety, 2nd ed. says, "Tested at 10% or 100% on two panels of 25 volunteers expressed lemon oil was not irritating" (p. 331. Reprinted by permission of author).
Application: Julie Lawless says
that in “…European countries, lemon is something of a ‘cure-all’, especially
with regard to infectious illness” (
Illustrated Encyclopedia of Essential Oils
. p. 120. Reprinted by permission of HarperCollins Publishers Ltd © (1995) (Lawless, Julia).
Caution: Possible skin
sensitivity. After skin application, do not expose to sunlight within 12 hours.
If pregnant or under a doctor's care, consult your physician. Keep
out of reach of children and away from eye area. Refrigerate after opening.
Blends well with: lavender,
neroli, ylang ylang, rose, sandalwood, olibanum, chamomile, benzoin, fennel,
geranium, eucalyptus, juniper, oakmoss, lavandin, elemi, labdanum, and other
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GCMS Sheet 1148