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Lemon Essential Oil

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Lemon essential oil, (Citrus limonum) by dis natuurlik. is imported from India, the oil is made by cold pressing the rind (peel) which produces a bright yellow, thin pure essential oil, that smells bright, sour, sweet, fresh & strong, bottled locally in South Africa.

Lemon essential oil works well in aromatherapy blends with other essential oils like Benzoin, Elemi, Eucalyptus, Sweet Fennel, Frankincense, German Chamomile, Neroli & Wintergreen.

This oil also has 8 Surprising health benefits, read the rest of this essential oil profile below for a comprehensive look at this amazing oil and its uses.

Use caution when using this oil, all essential oils should be diluted before using topically.

Available in the following sizes: 20ml, 50ml, 100ml, 500ml, 1L, 5L, 20L, 25L

Packaged in either Glass or HDPE containers, you can expect a shelf life of 3 years.*

This Lemon essential oil is part of the dis natuurlik. Essential Oil Collection

Lemon being peeled to make lemon essential oil from its peel or rind

8 Benefits of Lemon Essential Oil:

  • Boosts circulation, metabolism, and digestive function.
  • Fights the symptoms of colds and the flu by stimulating the immune system and clearing the nasal passages and lungs while boosting energy levels and lifting the mood with its bright aroma.
  • Benefits the complexion helping it to look vibrant and make it feel healthy and smooth.
  • Relieves cold and flu symptoms, depression, and reduces feelings of stress.
  • Removes dandruff flakes and leaves hair shiny without looking or feeling greasy while helping to balance oil produced by the scalp.
  • Powerful detoxifying properties, nourish, cleanse and exfoliate the skin while reducing oiliness and acne while restoring lustre to dull tired-looking skin.
  • Reduces the appearance of cellulite, and in face washes it can act as a tightening and toning astringent, while regulating sebum oil production, leaving skin less oily and tight.
  • Reputed to have the most powerful anti-microbial activity of all the essential oils.

Lemon Essential Oil Diffuser

7 interesting Lemon Essential Oil Uses:

  • Used on the skin, it helps to benefit your complexion, leaving skin looking vibrant, healthy and smooth.
  • It helps to relieve cold & flu symptoms when used in a relaxing bath or as an aroma
  • Add a few drops of this antibacterial cleansing oil to a spray bottle filled with water to effectively clean tables, countertops and other surfaces.
  • Works as a hair tonic, removing dandruff and leaves hair shiny and smooth, add a few drops to your hair and work it into your scalp, rinse off when complete.
  • Use a few drops of this oil to remove sticky things like gum or glue.
  • Household cleaner, add lemon oil to your cleaning water and disinfect showers, windows and leave a streak-free shine.
  • Diffuse to purify the air and create an uplifting, refreshing, focused aromatic experience.

Lemon Essential Oil Usage Instructions:

  • Diffusion: Use five to six drops in a diffuser/ oil burner of your choice.
  • Topical use: Apply this oil to your skin by mixing no more than 4-5 drops of this oil for every 5ml of body lotion or carrier oil. (Always dilute essential oils with a carrier oil to minimise any skin sensitivity.) Have a look at the safety and warnings section on this specific oil for more information on its topical use.
  • Essential oil perfume: Add 80 drops of carrier oil to an amber bottle (50ml+), With a dropper, add in 10 drops of essential oils that contain base notes, followed by 5 drops of headnotes, and 5 drops of heart notes, seal the bottle and shake well, label and store in a cool dark place.

Sliced lemons - Lemon essential oil

Lemon Essential Oil Properties:


Pure Lemon Essential Oil

Botanical name:

Citrus Limonum

Botanical family:


Quality grade:

Therapeutic Grade

Main Usage:

Aromatherapy & Natural perfumery

Main chemical constituents:

Limonene, α-Pinene, Camphene, β-Pinene, Sabinene, Myrcene, α-Terpinene, Linalool, β -bisabolene, trans-α-Bergamotene, Nerol, and Neral

Country of origin & Cultivation method:

Organically grown in India

Extraction method & Plant part:

Cold-pressed from the fresh rind/peel

Perfumery notes & fragrance profile / aromas:

Top notes, Tart, crisp, clean, bright fresh lemon zest

Blends well with:

Benzoin, Elemi, Eucalyptus, Sweet Fennel, Frankincense, German Chamomile, Indian Sandalwood, French Lavender, Mandarin, Neroli, Peppermint, Roman Chamomile, Rose, Tea Tree, Wintergreen, Ylang Ylang

Safety & Warnings:

  • This essential oil is Phototoxic (when used in a blend at more than 10 drops per 1 ounce/30 ml). Otherwise non-toxic, though it may cause skin irritation. Use in low dilution (1-2%) when applying to the skin, such as in bath or massage oils, which means in essence that it can make your skin susceptible to damage like severe sunburn or blistering if exposed to sunlight, especially ultraviolet light, so please avoid exposure to the sun for at least 12 hours after using this oil on your skin.
  • A skin test is recommended prior to use.
  • Dilute with a suitable carrier oil before using topically to lower the risk of skin sensitisation and or irritation.
  • Skin sensitivity in rare cases
  • Do not use near broken skin or internally
  • Do not ingest
  • Keep out of reach of children.
  • Pregnant, nursing or under a doctors care? Consult your Healthcare Physician for the correct application of this product.
  • Avoid contact with your eyes, inner ears and sensitive areas.

Lemon rind - Lemon essential oil is made from the peel

Lemon Essential Oil Product Specifications & Options:

Quality Grade:

Therapeutic Grade Essential Oil (A-Grade)

Available in the following sizes:

20ml, 50ml, 100ml, 500ml, 1L, 5L, 20L, 25L

Wholesale Lemon Essential Oil:

Available in various 20ml wholesale pack sizes, suitable for Resellers:

5 Units, 25 Units and 50 units+

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Bulk Lemon Essential Oil:

Available in various bulk sizes, suitable for Manufacturers:

50ml, 100ml, 500ml, 1L, 5L, 20L & 25L

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Packaging types:

Glass dropper bottle for (20ml, 50ml, 100ml)

Glass Bottle for (500ml)

Plastic HDPE jerry can for (1L, 5L, 20L, 25L)

Shelf Life:

Up to 3 years shelf life, if proper storage instructions are followed.

Please refer to the packaging labels for expiry dates.

Storage Instructions:

* Pure Essential oils like this Lemon essential oil should be kept in a cool (below 22°C) dark place (no sunlight) to maintain freshness & to obtain maximum shelf life.