Lemon Organic Essential Oil

Lemon Organic Essential Oil

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Botanical Name: Citrus limonum

Botanical Family: Rutaceae

Main Constituents:
Limonene: 55 – 70%

Plant Part: Fruit Peel

Origin: Italy

Cultivation Method: USDA Certified Organic

Processing Method: Cold Pressed

Approximate Shelf Life: 1 - 2 years

Aromatic Scent: A strong top note.  Bittersweet, Bright, Cool, Fresh, Fruity, and Lemony.

Blends Well With: Angelica Root, Bergamot, Frankincense frereana, Lime, Orange, Mandarin and Rosalina


Anti-anxiety, Anti-bacterial, Anti-depressant, Anti-fungal, Anit-infectious, Anti-inflammatory, Antioxidant, Anti-rheumatic, Anti-septic, Anti-spasmodic, Anti-viral, Astringent, Carminative, Diuretic, Immuno-stimulant, Liver supporter, Lymph decongest, Rubefacient, Tonifying


See our General Safety Guidelines for recommended usage.

This oil is safe for children.

Add a maximum of 2 drops (0.1 mL) to 5 mL of carrier oil (or 2%) for topical applications. 

Can be used topically to:

  • Aid against muscle spasms
  • Reduce inflammation
  • Sooth achy muscles
  • Fight fatigue
  • Prevent or fight infection
  • Relieve stress and anxiety
  • Fight free radicals
  • Cleanse liver
  • Relieve nausea
  • Aid digestion
  • Fight respiratory infection
  • Lower blood pressure
  • Reduce fluid retention
  • Stimulate immune system
  • Nourish skin

Can be diffused or inhaled to:

  • Fight fatigue
  • Relieve stress and anxiety
  • Stimulate immune system
  • Fight respiratory infection
  • Purify the air

Can be used around the house to:

  • Disinfect surfaces/filters – try adding drops or spray to furnace/air/vacuum filters! *avoid open flame
  • Freshen Laundry
  • Remove sticky residue (stickers, glue)
  • General household cleaning
  • Shine tarnished silver


Lemon supports the 2nd, 3rd, and 6th chakras.


Tisserand & Young have shown that Lemon essential oil is phototoxic and should not be used topically above concentrations of 2% on areas of skin that will be exposed to sunlight in the next 12 hours.  This oil is harmful when oxidized (including risk of sensitization), non-irritating and may be safe during pregnancy. [1]

Avoid old or oxidized Lemon oil.  Store in refrigerator to extend shelf life.

We do not recommend topical use in concentrations above 2%

This oil is safe for children.

This oil has GRAS status.  (Generally regarded as safe)


  1. Tisserand & Young Essential Oil Safety, 2ndEdition Churchill Livingstone Elsevier. Edinburg 2014 

Extreme overuse of essential oils can be very dangerous, and even fatal in rare cases(ingestion by children).  Always follow our General Safety Guidelines and dilute your oils.  Some people may have adverse or allergic reactions.  Do not ingest essential oil.  Avoid contact with eyes and sensitive areas.  Keep out of reach of children.  

All of our oils are of USDA certified organic origin, 100% natural, non-GMO, and Cruelty-Free, unless otherwise stated.  Any inquiries can be sent to mountainwellnessproducts@gmail.ca