Description of Lemon Oil, Organic Essential Oil 1 oz, NOW Foods
Lemons were mentioned in ancient Sanskrit texts as early as 800 BC,
and famed explorers like Columbus and Vasco DeGama carried lemons and other citrus
fruits with them during their arduous sea voyages. NOW Lemon Oil is naturally
cold-pressed from certified organic lemon peels. This Italian essential oil is
Organically grown and processed in accordance with the California Organic Foods
Act of 1990. Certified Organic by Quality Assurance International.
Warnings: Natural essential oils are highly concentrated and should
be used with care. Keep out of reach of children. Reacts strongly to ultraviolet
light. Not for internal use if undiluted.
Disclaimers: Natural color and aroma variations may occur in this product.
About Lemon (Citrus limon)
Fun fact: In Japan, lemon essential oil is diffused throughout offices and banks
to reduce worker error.
Lemons have long been valued for more than lemonade. We know that ancient Egyptians
prized this oil for its purported ability to act as an antidote to fish and
meat poisoning. And, like lime, it was a staple on 17th century Royal Navy ships
to help prevent scurvy. Today, we know lemon can help contain and treat infectious
diseases, especially colds and fevers. Its scent also helps to increase concentration,
and neutralizes unpleasant odors. Some hospitals use lemon oil to help calm
frightened or depressed patients. It also boosts the immune system by stimulating
production of white and red blood cells. Lemon oil is a must for every aromatherapy
Does Not Mix well with: allspice, anise seed, atlas cedar, camphor, chamomile,
clove, lime, nutmeg, patchouli, pennyroyal, spearmint, wintergreen.
Parts used: Outer part of fresh peel.
Extraction method: Cold expression.
Safety Information: May cause skin irritation in sensitive people. Avoid direct
sunlight after use, as it may have a mild phototoxic effect.
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