Lemon 5 Fold (Sicily) - Essential Oil - Citrus limonum - Italy - New Directions Aromatics
Botanical Name: Citrus limonum
Limonene: 55 - 75%
Citral: 0.5 - 4%
Plant Part: Peel
Processing Method: Cold Pressed
Description / Color / Consistency: A thin, pale yellow to yellow liquid.
Aromatic Summary / Note / Strength of Aroma: A top note with a strong aroma, it has a strong bright lemony scent.
Product Abstract: The Lemon tree was originally a small thorny evergreen tree native to India. It is now common in Southern Europe, Florida and California. The fruit was well known in Europe by the middle ages, and the Greeks and Romans were advocates of its properties. Lemon Oil has been historically recognized as a cleanser, and Lemons themselves reached the height of fame when the British Navy began using citrus fruits to counteract the effects of scurvy.
Cautions: Dilute well before use; for external use only. May cause skin irritation in some individuals; a skin test is recommended prior to use. Contact with eyes should be avoided.
Storage: It is recommended that oils packaged in metal containers (for safe shipping) be transferred into dark glass containers to maintain freshness and attain maximum shelf life.