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Lemon
Botanical Name Citrus linomum
Origin Southern Europe and Southern USA
Description Cultivated in Italy, Portugal and Spain, and grown in California and Florida as well. Lemon oil is used extensively in cosmetic and skin care preparations. Medicinally it is a powerful bactericide.
Extraction Cold extraction from the peel
Fragrance Strong, citrus, fresh lemon
Properties Antiseptic, Anti-spasmodic, Anti-viral, Astringent, Anti-bacterial, Diuretic, Febrifuge, Hypotensive, Rubefacient, Tonic, Haemostatic, Anti-parasitic, Calmative, Carminative, Diaphoretic, Vermifuge, Anti-anemic, Anti-rheumatic, Cicatrisant, Anti-microbial, Depurative, Insecticide, Stimulates white blood corpuscles, Hepatic, Digestive
Aromatherapy Use Energizing, uplifting, refreshing, cheering, clears the mind and aids concentration
Medicinal Uses

Athletes Foot, Cellulite, Digestion, Flatulence, Urinary Tract Infections, Water Retention, Edema. Beneficial for oily hair/skin.

Other Uses Bath, massage, diffuser, inhalant, room spray
Emotions, Psyche: Refreshing, Uplifting, Stimulating
Safety Info Phototoxic and can irritate sensitive skin. Dilute well.


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