Lemon essential oil is extracted from the Citrus limonum (also known as Citrus Limon), of the Rutaceae family. The shelf life of lemon oil is only 8-10 months, if it is to be used in aromatherapy, but can still be used in fragrance therapies after this time, such as vapor therapy.
Lemon oil has a sharp, sour, fresh smelling citron...It is pale greenish-yellow in color and is watery in viscosity.
Blend well with:
Most Essential OilsPrecautions:
Non-toxic, but can cause skin irritation and sensitizing in some individuals. Since it is a photo-toxic oil, it should not be used (even in low dilution) before being exposed to the sun.