Botanical Name: Citrus limonum
Country of Origin: Italy
Application: Aromatically, Topically | Neat
Plant Part: Lemon rinds (peel)
Extraction Method: Cold pressed/expressed
Aromatic Description: Fresh, bright, citrusy, with a sweet and slightly tart scent.
Main Chemical Components: Limonene, β-Pinene, Linalool, α-Pinene, Geranial and neral.
Blends well with: Bergamot, Clary Sage, Eucalyptus, Geranium, Lavender, Peppermint, Rosemary, and Tea Tree essential oil.
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Lemon essential oil is derived from the peel of the Citrus limon plant, a small tree or evergreen that is native to Asia but now cultivated worldwide. Lemon has been used for its health benefits for centuries, and its essential oil is now widely used in aromatherapy, cosmetics, and household cleaners.
The essential oil is extracted from the lemon peel through cold pressing, a process that preserves the oil's natural aroma and therapeutic properties. Lemon essential oil has a fresh, clean, and uplifting aroma that is both energizing and calming.
The primary compounds found in Lemon essential oil include:
- Limonene: This compound is responsible for the fresh, citrusy scent of lemon essential oil and has been found to have anti-inflammatory, antimicrobial, and antioxidant properties. It has been shown to be effective in promoting respiratory health, supporting healthy immune function, and reducing stress and anxiety.
- Linalool: This compound has a calming effect on the nervous system and has been found to have analgesic, anti-inflammatory, and anxiolytic properties. It may be useful in reducing pain and inflammation, promoting relaxation, and improving sleep quality.
- Geranial and neral: These compounds are responsible for the characteristic lemon aroma and have been found to have antimicrobial, anti-inflammatory, and antioxidant properties. They may be useful in promoting digestive health, reducing inflammation, and protecting against oxidative stress.
These compounds contribute to the numerous health benefits of lemon essential oil, including its ability to improve mood, support healthy immune function, and promote healthy digestion.
Here are some of the potential health benefits of lemon essential oil:
- Mood support: Lemon essential oil has a refreshing and uplifting scent that can help to reduce stress, anxiety, and depression. It can be used in aromatherapy or applied topically to promote a positive mood and improve cognitive function.
- Immune system support: Lemon essential oil has been found to have antibacterial and antiviral properties, which can help to boost the immune system and protect against infections. It can be used in a diffuser or applied topically to support healthy immune function.
- Respiratory health: Lemon essential oil has expectorant properties and can help to relieve congestion and coughs. It can be used in a diffuser or applied topically to promote respiratory health.
- Skin health: Lemon essential oil has astringent and antiseptic properties that can help to promote healthy skin. It can be added to skincare products or applied topically to help reduce acne, prevent wrinkles, and improve the overall appearance of the skin.
- Digestive health: Lemon essential oil has been found to be effective in improving digestion and reducing symptoms of indigestion and bloating. It can be added to water or tea, or applied topically to promote healthy digestion.
At Earth's Oils, we are committed to providing our customers with the highest quality essential oils available. Our Lemon Essential Oil is 100% pure and natural, free from any synthetic additives or harmful chemicals. We also ensure that every batch of our oil is rigorously tested for purity and potency, so you can feel confident in the quality of our products.
In conclusion, Lemon Essential Oil is a versatile and refreshing oil that offers a range of therapeutic properties. With its fresh, citrusy aroma, it can be used to promote a positive mood, support healthy immune function, and improve respiratory and digestive health. Whether you're looking to improve your overall well-being or simply enjoy the invigorating scent, Earth's Oils Lemon Essential Oil is the perfect choice for all your essential oil needs. However, it's important to note that this oil is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.
Please take note of the following precautions:
- Possible skin sensitivity may occur.
- Keep out of reach of children.
- If you are pregnant, nursing, or under a doctor’s care, it is advisable to consult with your physician before using the product.
- Avoid contact with eyes, inner ears, and sensitive areas.
Please be informed that our bottles are filled by volume, and while some bottle sizes may not be filled to the top, they do contain the specified volume of oil.
We are committed to providing our customers with only the purest essential oils of the highest quality at the lowest possible prices. Our essential oils are 100% pure therapeutic grade, and we offer a 100% Risk-Free, 60-Day Money Back Guarantee because we are confident that you will love our products. Our complete refund policy can be found on our website.
***Please note that the International Federation of Aromatherapists advises against the internal consumption of essential oils unless under the supervision of a Medical Doctor who is also qualified in clinical Aromatherapy.
We are committed to fulfilling and shipping all orders as quickly as possible. All orders are shipped within 72 hours, Monday through Friday, from 8am to 5pm.
We offer free shipping for all US Essential Oil orders over $35.00.
For Canadian orders, the minimum shipping and handling fee is $9.95, and for all other international orders, the minimum fee is $10.95.
To deliver our orders, we use reputable carriers such as USPS, UPS, and FedEx.
We will provide you with a tracking number once the shipping carrier provides it to us. Please note that tracking numbers may not be available for orders shipped via 1st Class USPS mail.
The shipping cost for your order is based on the weight of your products and your location. The cost will be displayed on the final checkout page, and you will have the option to cancel your order if you decide not to proceed.
If any item in your order goes on back order, we will ship the available items first and the rest of the order once the item becomes available. There will be no additional shipping and handling fees for the second shipment.
Earth’s Oils certifies that our Lemon Oil is suitable for cosmetic application and is not included in the list of substances prohibited in cosmetic products. Neither does it contain parabens, restricted preservatives, colorants or UV filters (Annex II - VI of EU Regulation (EC) No 1223/2009).
Earth’s Oils certifies that our Lemon Oil is cruelty-free and free of animal testing. Earth’s Oils does not conduct or commission animal testing of any cosmetic ingredient, raw material, or formulation of any finished product in the context of Cosmetics Regulation (EC) 1223/2009. Additionally, we do not buy any ingredient, formulation, or product from any supplier or manufacturer that conducted, commissioned, or had been a party to Animal Testing. We also encourage customers who manufacture cosmetics and skin care products to avoid animal-tested ingredients and offer cruelty-free products to their customers.
Earth’s Oils certifies that our Lemon Essential Oil contain no animal ingredients or animal by-products, use no animal ingredients or by-products in the manufacturing process, nor does the above product come in contact with any animal products during storage and transportation.
Earth’s Oils certifies that our Lemon Essential Oil is free of Transmissible Spongiform Encephalopathy (TSE) and Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy (BSE). We further declare that this product is Dioxin Free.
Earth’s Oils certifies that our Lemon Oil is manufactured without the use of genetically modified organisms and without the use of raw materials or processing aids containing or derived from genetically modified material. As such, our Lemon Essential Oil should be considered non-Genetically Modified in the context with the directives outlined in Regulation (EC) No. 1830/2003 and 1829/2003.
Earth’s Oils also declares that our Lemon Essential Oil has not been:
1) Exposed to Irradiation
2) Derived from Sewage Sludge
3) Treated with Ethyl Oxide
Gluten Free Statement
Earth’s Oils confirmse that our Lemon Essential Oil does not contain as an ingredient and is not manufactured on processing equipment that comes in contact with gluten or products containing gluten.
Melamine Free Statement
Earth’s Oils confirms that our Lemon Essential Oil is free of any Melamine and hence should be considered to be Melamine-free.
Earth’s Oils confirms as with reference to our Lemon Essential Oil that no Nanomaterials were added at any stage of the manufacturing/production process, in accordance with EU Cosmetics Regulation.
California Proposition 65 Declaration
Earth’s Oils certifies that our Lemon Oil does not contain chemicals that are listed on California's Safe Drinking Water & Toxic Enforcement Act of 1986, also commonly known as Proposition 65 (Prop 65).
Proposition 65, officially known as the Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act of 1986, was enacted as a ballot initiative in November 1986. The proposition protects the state's drinking water sources from being contaminated with chemicals known to cause cancer, birth defects or other reproductive harm, and requires businesses to inform Californians about exposures to such chemicals.
Proposition 65 requires the state to maintain and update a list of chemicals known to the state to cause cancer or reproductive toxicity.
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Earth’s Oils declare that our Lemon Essential Oil is compliant with the European Union Regulation (EC) 1907/2006 governing the Registration, Evaluation, Authorization and Restriction of Chemicals (REACH) and does not contain substances above 0.1% weight of a Substance of Very High Concern (SVHC) listed in Annex XIV as of July 16, 2019.
Furthermore, our Lemon Oil is also compliant with the European Union Regulation (EC) 1272/2008 Classification, Labeling and Packaging of Substances and Mixtures (CLP Regulation) under entries 28 to 30 of Annex XVII of REACH, which prohibits the use of carcinogenic, mutagenic or reprotoxic category 1A or 1B substances (CMR category 1A or 1B substances) in products supplied to the general public.
Natural Criteria Statement
Based on the ISO 16128-1:2016 (Definitions for ingredients) and ISO 16128-2:2017 (Criteria for ingredients and products), Earth’s Oils can advise that our Lemon Essential Oil would have a Natural Origin Index of 1 and therefore, could be considered to come under the definition of a 'Natural Ingredient'.
Based on our knowledge of the production process, raw materials and equipment used, there is no potential for any residual solvents to be present in our Lemon Essential Oil.
Earth’s Oils certifies that our Lemon Oil is manufactured completely from raw materials none of which is listed on the Appendices of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES).