With its bright and joyful aroma, Lemon essential oil benefits skin and hair as much as its aroma enhances your environment. This best-selling oil can be used in a variety of ways: Mix it with your cleaning products, use it during your nighttime skin care routine, or add a drop to your conditioner for a great scent. This oil is a key ingredient in many hair and skin care products, Thieves® cleaning products, and essential oil blends such as Thieves®, Citrus Fresh™, Clarity™, Joy™ and Harmony™. Because citrus oil can cause photosensitivity, avoid applying Lemon to exposed skin before spending time outside.
FEATURES & BENEFITS
From the bottle: Clean, refreshing, citrus
ALSO FOUND IN
Transformation™ essential oil blend
WORKS WELL WITH
Citrus limon† (Lemon) peel oil
† 100% pure, therapeutic-grade essential
WHERE TO DIFFUSE
Lemon essential oil has a cheerful, sweet
aroma that can freshen and fill your home with its clean,
lemon-drop scent when diffused.
Topical: Dilute 1 drop with 1 drop of V-6™ or olive oil and
apply to desired area as needed.
Aromatic: Diffuse up to 1 hour 3 times daily.
CAUTIONS:Keep out of reach of children. For external use
only. Keep away from eyes and mucous membranes. If you are
pregnant, nursing, taking medication, or have a medical condition,
consult a health care professional prior to use. Avoid direct
sunlight or UV rays for up to 12 hours after applying product.
Get to Know
Originally from regions in Asia, the lemon
tree wasn’t common in Europe until the 16th century. It is a part
of the evergreen family and reaches a height of about 20 feet. From
those trees, 75 lemons are required to make one 15-ml bottle of
Lemon essential oil. This is accomplished by cold pressing the
rinds of the lemons, producing an oil with the aroma of freshly
REGIONS FOUND:Argentina, South Africa, Italy, Asia,
PLANT PART USED:Rind
EXTRACTION METHOD:Cold pressed
YL REGION:Most Young Living Lemon essential oil comes from
Argentina and South Africa.
Lemon essential oil joined the Young Living
family in 1994.
Q: Is it okay to use lemon essential oil to polish
A: We do not recommend using this oil as
furniture polish as it can erode the furniture finish. We suggest
testing how your furniture will react to essential oils in an
inconspicuous place before using them over larger areas.
Q: Is lemon essential oil acidic?
A: No, Lemon essential oil is not acidic.
Q: How is lemon essential oil made?
A: It is cold pressed from the rinds of
lemons. It takes approximately 3,000 lemons to produce 1 kilo of
Q: How many lemons does it take to make a 15ml bottle?
A: Each lemon differs in the amount of oil
that can be extracted, but it usually takes between 50–100 lemons
to make one 15-ml bottle of oil.
Q: Does lemon oil oxidize?
A: Young Living’s 100-percent pure essential
oils do not expire and will maintain their integrity, efficacy, and
properties almost indefinitely, provided they are stored properly
in a dark-glass bottle, upright and tightly sealed, away from UV
light, and in cool temperatures.
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