Offering a fresh, clean aroma that can send a bad mood packing, lemon essential oil is a favorite for aromatherapy and household use. Its ability to soothe tough headaches makes it a must-have, and its ability to ease cold and flu symptoms adds to its usefulness. Acne and oily skin are no match for its astringent property, and its ability to impart shine makes it a favored addition to hair products.
Common Method of Extraction
Cold Pressed/Expressed. Steam distilled Lemon Oil is also commercially available.
Plant Part Typically Used
Citrus Rind (Peel)
Pale Yellow to Deep Yellow
Strength of Initial Aroma
Aroma is similar to fresh lemon rinds except richer and more concentrated.