Lemon Essential Oil

Cold pressed from the fresh fruit peel of lemons grown in Argentina and the United States, lemon oil has refreshing and cooling properties. Its fresh, citrus scent is an instant pick-me-up.

  • Can be used topically or inhaled to reduce the symptoms of cold & cough
  • Be sure to follow label instructions

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    Product Snapshot

    Product Snapshot

    • Keep Lemon on hand for its clean, energizing, and invigorating aroma.
    • Diffuse it to create a more focused environment. Use its aroma to create an uplifting atmosphere.
    • Add Lemon to skin care products to help reduce the appearance of aging.
    • Use it to help remove adhesives. Inhale or apply topically to reduce the symptoms of cough and cold.
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    Lemon peel essential oil (Citrus limon – Fruit peel)
    † 100% pure, YLTG essential oil
    Suggested Uses

    Suggested Uses

    Lemon essential oil has a cheerful, sweet aroma that can freshen and fill your home with its clean, lemon-drop scent when diffused.
    Topical: Adults: Add 2-4 drops of essential oil to 10 ml of carrier oil and apply once daily. Do not use essential oils undiluted. External use only. Avoid contact with eyes and mucous membranes; if this happens, rinse thoroughly with vegetable oil.
    Aromatic: Diffuse up to 1 hour 3 times daily.
    • Boost your daily cleaning regimen by adding a few drops to your floor, window, or surface cleaning solutions.
    • Make Lemon a part of your nighttime beauty routine by mixing 1–2 drops with your favourite beauty products. It will reduce the appearance of aging for a youthful complexion.
    • Diffuse Lemon when the atmosphere is melancholy for a boost of cheer.
    • Diffuse it at work or school for a bright aroma that creates a sense of focus and motivation.
    • Fill the kitchen with a dose of Lemon’s familiar lemon-drop aroma to take clean to a whole new level.
    • Banish everyday odours in your living room or family room by combining Lemon with other purifying scents such as Pine, Grapefruit, or Peppermint.
    Get to Know

    Get to Know

    Originally from regions in Asia, the lemon tree wasn’t common in Europe until the 16th century. It is a part of the evergreen family and reaches a height of about 20 feet. From those trees, 75 lemons are required to make one 15-ml bottle of Lemon essential oil. This is accomplished by cold pressing the rinds of the lemons, producing an oil with the aroma of freshly picked fruit.
    SCIENTIFIC NAME: Citrus limon
    REGION(S) GROWN: Argentina, California, South Africa, Italy, Asia
    EXTRACTION METHOD: Cold pressed
    YL REGION: Most Young Living Lemon essential oil comes from Argentina and South Africa.
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