Lemon Essential Oil
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Start your day with the mood-boosting, highly energizing Lemon Essential Oil. Due to its cleansing properties, Lemon Essential Oil is perfect for toning and clarifying your skin. It is ideal for vaporization and also makes a great natural air freshener for your home.
face, body & hair
Lemon Essential Oil (Lemon Oil) – 100% Pure, Natural, Organic Essential Oil
- Botanical Name: Citrus Limon
- Aroma: Zesty, Fresh, Strong, Fruity
- Extraction Method: Cold Pressed
- Source: Italy
- Note: Top Note
- Odor Elimination
- Mood Booster
- Insect Repellant
Lemon (Citrus Limon) belongs to the Rutaceae flowering plant family.
Lemon oil is extracted from oil-containing cells in the skin. A machine breaks up the cells, and uses a water spray to flush off the oil. The oil/water mixture is then filtered and separated by centrifugation.
Chemical families: Rutaceae
Start your day with the mood-boosting, highly energizing Lemon Essential Oil!
Lemon essential oil is a completely natural ingredient that also serves as a home remedy. It’s extracted from the peel of fresh lemons through steam extraction, or less often, through a “cold-pressing” process that pricks and rotates the peel as oil is released.
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 this oil as an ingredient that fights exhaustion, helps with mood enhancing, clears your skin, and cleans in depth.
Due to its cleansing properties, lemon essential oil is perfect for toning and clarifying your skin. It is ideal for diffusing and also makes a great natural disinfectant for your home. Known to help fight stress, Lemon Essential Oil is packed with Vitamin C and antioxidants to help boost your well being.
Goodbye stress & anxiety:
Thanks to its zesty, fresh aroma – lemon essential oil is great for reducing anxiety and depression. You may have noticed that most lemon-scented products, including home cleaning items, have a more relaxing and uplifting effect on your overall mood.
Nausea or Morning Sickness:
Thanks to its zesty and uplifting qualities, Lemon Essential Oil is excellent when it comes to alleviating nausea, vomiting – especially in pregnant women who are struggling with morning sickness. Simply smelling the bottle or diffusing Lemon Essential Oil in a diffuser shows significant improvement in those symptoms.
Lemon essential oil is sometimes used in aromatherapy as a natural analgesic. The anti-stress and antidepressant effects of this oil may have something to do with how it helps our bodies interpret our pain without panicking.
Clear & Healthy Skin:
Did you know? Lemon oil is one of several essential oils that can kill harmful bacteria that can grow on your skin. This makes a good choice for topically cleaning small wounds. It also has protective properties, such as antioxidants, that may brighten and preserve your skin tone. However, like most citrus oils, it can cause skin sensitivity when in the sun. Make sure to apply sunscreen or avoid sun exposure.
Cold & Flu:
If you’re suffering from a sore throat, lemon essential oil can be used as a great home remedy. You can diffuse it in the room to help you breathe a bit more easily and help relax your mind as well as the muscles in your throat.
Acne of the past:
Lemon Essential oil is a great choice when it comes to choosing an oil that regulates sebum production and fighting acne-causing bacteria. It also helps heal the skin barrier faster and keeps it hydrated and protected, all the while reducing redness and any swelling that may be present.
Keep aging at bay:
We all know that anti-oxidants are essential to keeping our skin youthful. Luckily, Lemon Essential oil is packed with them! Incorporate those beautiful anti-oxidants in your skincare routine by adding a few drops of Lemon Essential Oil to your daily moisturizer or face oil.
Cuts & wounds:
Lemon Essential Oil should be a staple in your first-aid kit. Since it has anti-bacterial and healing properties, it can help speed up wounds healing, along with any cuts or even insect bites. It can also reduce the appearance of scarring since it stimulates the regeneration of skin cells.
Ditch the chemicals:
Lemon Essential oil’s anti-septic properties make it an ideal choice for those looking to switch from harmful household chemicals to more natural alternatives. You can use it to clean surfaces around the house or spray it to kill any bacteria in the air.
You can add a few drops of lemon essential oil to your washing machine or when drying your clothes to make them smell beyond wonderful!
For a great morning boost of energy, we recommend the following oil blend for your diffuser.
These essential oils have an energizing effect on the body and encourage an overall sense of vitality.
If you close your eyes and inhale this blend, you will have the most satisfying and deep breath of your life!
- 3 drops of Lemon Essential Oil
- 2 drops of Peppermint Essential Oil
- 2 drops of Tea Tree Essential Oil
- 1 drop of Ginger Essential Oil
Use this recipe to enhance your hair’s condition and promote healthy growth to keep your locks thick and beautiful.
- 5 tablespoons of Hempseed Oil
- 5 drops of Lavender Essential Oil
- 5 drops of Rosemary Essential Oil
- 2 drops of Lemon Essential Oil
Spa at home:
Exfoliating using this Lemon essential oil sugar scrub is a lovely experience! Lemon essential oil has many skin benefits when used topically. The oil’s antibacterial qualities are known to fight against acne-causing bacteria. It also has anti-inflammatory properties and powerful anti-oxidants, making Lemon essential oil an amazing choice for a body scrub.
Here’s how you can make it:
- 1 cup granulated sugar
- 2 tablespoons Rosehip Oil
- 2-3 drops Lemon Essential Oil
- 1-2 drops Lavender Essential Oil
Create an air of comfort and relaxation around the house with this beautiful comforting blend:
- 5 drops Lemon Essential Oil
- 4 drops Neroli Essential Oil
- 2 drops Ginger Essential Oil
Add a few drops of Lemon essential oil to some cotton wool balls and pop them into your clothes drawers or on a shelf in your wardrobe. This will add a lovely scent to your wardrobe and clothes.
Aroma: This fresh and cheerful aroma is widely used in colognes, perfumes and various body-care products, to create an invigorating and sharp citrusy composition. Unlike other essential oils, lemon oil is usually cold-pressed and therefore it has a fragrance that is similar to the fruit and its fresh ripe peel.
– Olfactory Family: Zesty, Fresh, Fruity, Strong
– Note: Top note
– Strength: Strong
– Perfumes used in: Dolce & Gabbana Light Blue, Armaf Club de Nuit Intense Man, Versace Versace Pour Homme, Chanel Allure Homme Edition Blance, Giorgio Armania Acqua di Gioia, Atelier Cologne Lemon Island, Chancel Chance Eau Fraiche, Elizabeth Arden Green Tea, Mancera Cedrat Boise, Lanvin A Girl in Capri, Calvin Klein CK One, Zara Lisboa, Gucci Guity Pour Homme, Dior Eau Sauvage, Guerlain Eau de Fleurs De Cedrat, La Rive Donna, Zara A Sweet Pastry in Paris, Davidoff Cool Water, Yves Saint Laurent Eau Fraiche, Paco Rabanne Black XS.
Initially native to Asia, the lemon tree wasn’t common in Europe until the 16th century. It is part of the evergreen family and reaches a height of about 10 meters. Lemon essential oil is known for its cleansing properties, and it is widely used in skin care and home cleaning solutions for these benefits. Its fresh, zesty aroma also makes it an important top note in perfumes, as well as an effective odor neutralizer when diffused.
Originating in Asia, the lemon was known as the ‘fruit of health’ and was used not only by ancient Indians but also Egyptians and Romans to treat infectious diseases. Fast forward to today and Lemon Essential Oil continues to tick many medicinal boxes.
In the 14th century, English sailors in the Royal Navy discovered that drinking lemon juice every day helped to prevent scurvy, aching joints and other common ailments.
Fun Facts About Lemon Essential Oil:
- Usually referred to as “liquid sunshine” – lemon essential oil has acquired this nickname thanks to its vibrant and bright yellow color, refreshing aroma, purifying abilities and most importantly the much-needed boost of energy it provides.
- In Japan, some banks diffuse Lemon Essential Oil to reduce work errors, since it is known to boost focus and concentration.
- A natural insect repellent: in ancient Rome, people would scent their clothes with lemon to repel insects.
- Lemon oil is considered very safe and may be used in cooking and drink
Lemon essential oil is a completely natural ingredient that also serves as a home health remedy. It’s extracted from the peel of fresh lemons through steam extraction, or less often, through a “cold-pressing” process that pricks and rotates the peel as oil is released.
Anti-bacterial & Anti-fungal Properties:
Lemon essential oil has powerful antifungal properties for treating certain skin overgrowths. In fact, a 2017 review of studies notes it’s effective against fungi that cause athlete’s foot, thrush, and yeast infections when applied topically.
Other research, including a laboratory study conducted in 2017 and in vitro and in vivo research in 2018, has confirmed lemon essential oil’s effect against infection causing bacteria and may prevent skin inflammation.
The below table is a general dilution guide for essential oils. Aim for a one to five percent dilution for topical use, and always start small with the number of essential oil drops and increase the dilution ratio as desired.
|10 ml||30 ml||60 ml||120 ml||240 mL|
|0.5%||1 Drop||3 Drop||6 Drop||12 Drop||24 Drop|
|1 %||2 Drop||6 Drop||24 Drop||24 Drop||48 Drop|
|2%||4 Drop||12 Drop||48 Drop||48 Drop||96 Drop|
|3%||6 Drop||18 Drop||72 Drops||72 Drop||144 Drop|
|5%||10 Drop||30 Drop||120 Drop||120 Drop||240 Drop|
|Facial Use||0.2 – 1.5%|
|Body Massage||1.5 – 3%|
|Bath & Body Use||1 – 4%|
|Spot Treatment||3 – 5%|
Safety and shelf life:
For external use only. Do not use undiluted on the skin. Avoid contact with eyes. Patch test before use. Keep out of reach of children. Do not use essential oils on children under 5 years old. Consult your healthcare professional before using essential oils during pregnancy or if under a doctor’s care. Store in a cool, dark place.
Shelf Life: 2 years
Babies & Children:
To keep your little one safe, for newborn to 24 months, we recommend that you always check with your pediatrician before introducing a new product to your baby’s routine. Our products have no specified age range; however, remember to store products well away from your infant and child.
Ultrasonic diffusers effectively enhance the air of any environment. We recommend that:
• Less is More: use less essential oils in ultrasonic diffusers
• Diffusion Time: diffuse essential oils for 30-60 minutes on, then 30-60 minutes off
• Air Flow: whenever you are using or diffusing essential oils, offer fresh air with an open window or door
You can use essential oils during pregnancy, but please consult your health care practitioner before use.
Using essential oils on pets:
The ability to tolerate essential oils is dependent on many factors, including plant species, product, dose, and route of application. Essential oil use cases show the most significant risk of toxicity is from direct skin application on your pet’s skin – these same cases also share that a large volume was applied directly and neat (pure without a carrier) to the pet’s skin. Knowing that there is a risk in using these oils to your pet’s fur or skin, we strongly recommend consultation with your veterinarian or animal care specialist prior to applying or exposure to any of our products.
If you’ve chosen to use essential oils around your pet, we first recommend taking note of your pets behavior, contacting your vet with any concerns, and the below list of Rūt products that we feel are the most pet-friendly:
Single note essential oils:
• Clary Sage
Should you choose to use your ultrasonic diffuser in the presence of your pet, we recommend:
• Using only small amounts of essential oils. 1-5 drops are our recommendation
• Ensure the space is well ventilated with a window open slightly for fresh air
• Always keep a door open so that the animal can enter and exit the room easily
• Take note of how your pet responds at all times and if you notice your pet resisting an aroma, discontinue use and move them to a well-ventilated space
• Be particularly mindful of pets that are in cages or enclosed spaces (including birds and small rodents) as they cannot leave the room if they become uncomfortable
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