Lemon Essential Oil

(Citrus limon)

With its bright and joyful aroma, Lemon essential oil benefits skin and hair as much as its aroma enhances your environment. This best-selling oil can be used in a variety of ways: Mix it with your cleaning products, use it during your nighttime skin care routine, or add a drop to your conditioner for a great scent. This oil is a key ingredient in many hair and skin care products, Thieves® cleaning products, and essential oil blends such as Thieves®, Citrus Fresh™, Clarity™, Joy™ and Harmony™. Because citrus oil can cause photosensitivity, avoid applying Lemon to exposed skin before spending time outside.

Item No.
Item
Wholesale
Retail
PV

This item is currently not available for purchase.

These products are only available to purchase by Young Living members. To become a Young Living member click on the Become a Member link at the top of this page.

* All prices shown include VAT. Shipping charges not included.

Product Snapshot

Product Snapshot

Features & Benefits
  • 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.
Aromatic Profile
Clean, refreshing, citrus aroma
Key Constituents
  • Limonene
  • Gamma-terpinene
  • Beta-pinene
  • Alpha-pinene
  • Sabinene
Ingredients

Ingredients

Ingredients
Citrus limon† (Lemon) peel oil
†100% pure, therapeutic-grade essential oil
Suggested Uses

Suggested Uses

Applications
  • 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 favorite 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.
Where to Diffuse
  • Fill the kitchen with a dose of Lemon’s familiar lemon-drop aroma to take clean to a whole new level.
  • Banish everyday odors in your living room or family room by combining Lemon with other purifying scents such as Pine, Grapefruit, or Peppermint.
Experience
Lemon essential oil has a cheerful, sweet aroma that can freshen and fill your home with its clean, lemon-drop
scent when diffused.
Label Directions
Topical: Dilute 1 drop with 1 drop of V-6™ or olive oil and apply to desired area as needed.
Aromatic: Diffuse up to 1 hour 3 times daily.
Diffuser Blends
Rome, Italy
The Mediterranean notes in this blend are warm and lively and will carry you through this historic city with the aroma of bright citrus and fresh herbs.
  • 4 drops Bergamot essential oil
  • 3 drops Lemon essential oil
  • 3 drops Basil essential oil
Lemon Bars
This blend really lets Lemon, one of our all-time member favorites, shine. This aroma is sure to make you think of fresh lemons and vanilla. Use this diffuser blend for an invigorating atmosphere when you’re in a food coma after holiday feasting.
  • 4 drops Lemon essential oil
  • 4 drops Stress Away essential oil blend
  • 2 drops Lemongrass essential oil
Get to Know

Get to Know

Product Background
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
Botanical family: Rutaceae
Region(s) grown: Argentina, California, South Africa, Italy, Asia
Plant part used: Rind
Extraction method: Cold pressed
YL Region: Most Young Living Lemon essential oil comes from Argentina and South Africa.
FAQs

FAQs

Is it okay to use lemon essential oil to polish furniture?
A: We do not recommend using this oil as furniture polish as it can erode the furniture finish. We suggest testing how your furniture will react to essential oils in an incospicuous place before using them over larger areas.
Q: Is Lemon essential oil acidic?
A: No, Lemon essential oil is not acidic.
Q: How is Lemon Essential oil made?
A: It is cold pressed from the rinds of lemons. It takes approximately 3,000 lemons to produce 1 kilo of oil.
Q: How many lemons does it take to make a 15ml bottle?
A: Each lemon differs in the amount of oil that can be extracted, but it usually takes between 50–100 lemons to make one 15-ml bottle of oil.
Q: Does lemon oil oxidize?
A: Young Living’s 100-percent pure essential oils do not expire and will maintain their integrity, efficacy, and properties almost indefinitely, provided they are stored properly in a dark-glass bottle, upright and tightly sealed, away from UV light, and in cool temperatures.