Lemon is an evergreen plant that can grow to a height of 6m. The leaves are dark green, ovoid, with serrated edges, pink or white flowers, with a strong fragrance. The tree is prickly and the fruit matures from green to yellow. It thrive in mild, warm climates like Mexico, California, and India.
The English word "Lemon" for lemon comes from Arabic "laimun" or Persian "limun". Lemons have been used in Ayurveda since ancient times owing to their great medicinal benefits. Lemon fruit is rich in vitamins A, B, and C.
Benefits: Freshening, uplifting, cheerful
Cheerful Day Diffuser Recipe:
Add following essentials oil to a diffuser:
1 drop of Bergamot Oil
2 drops of Lemon Oil
2 drops of sweet Orange Oil
For topical application, refer dilution ratios here.
|Country of Origin
||Asia / India|
||Limonene (about70%), linalool, geraniol, α-terpineol, linalyl acetate|
|Strength of Initial Aroma
||Medium to high|
||Most all essential, blends well with fennel, Eucalyptus, sandalwood, peppermint, lavender, ginger and ylang ylang|
Non-toxic, may cause irritation and allergy on skin. Lemon has phototoxic properties and avoid exposure to the sun or UV rays after application to the skin.