LEMON ESSENTIAL OIL

Lemon essential oil is good for all skin types.

Scientific Name:  Citrus limon

Family Name:  Rutaceae

Origin: Italy

 


GOOD FOR ALL SKIN TYPES

FEATURES

  • antioxidant
  • astringent
  • detoxifying
  • lymphatic stimulant

BENEFITS

  • protecting
  • toning
  • cleansing
  • deep cleansing

AROMATHERAPY

  • calming
  • energizing
  • uplifting

FUNCTION

  • preservative

Lemon essential oil is obtained by cold press of the peel. Its properties for skin include: antiseptic, astringent, bactericide, detoxifying, cooling, healing, lymphatic stimulant and rejuvenating. The active constituents in lemon oil include: terpenes, flavonoids (such as hesperitin and naringenin, coumarins, carotenoids and citric acid. Lemon oil is good for the following skin conditions: acne, seborrhea, wrinkles and warts. It also brightens dull skin and reduces cellulite and varicose veins. Best for blemished, normal- combination and oil-rich skin types. What makes the properties in lemon oil noteworthy is that they are combined with a delightful aroma and work synergistically on a therapeutic, aesthetic and emotional level. Lemon’s aroma is described as a fresh, light citrus top-note. Its properties for mind include: calming, energizing, relaxing, stimulating and uplifting. Emotional benefits include ease of: aggression, depression, fatigue and tension.