Lemon Essential Oil

Botanical Name – (Citrus limonum)
Part of plant used – fruit rind

Lemon oil is versatile and gives many blends a pleasant aroma. It is refreshing and uplifting and has a distinctive lemon smell. Lemon is a top note being fast to vaporize.

Emotional Applications

  • gives a new fresh approach to situations
  • refreshing and uplifting
  • to become enlivened

Physical Applications

  • Corns and warts – apply neat
  • Greasy skin – steam inhalation, compress, massage in base cream
  • Bronchial cough and flu – vaporizer, massage
  • Rheumatic pain – massage, bath
  • Digestive system – vaporizer, massage
  • Tension and stress – vaporizer
  • Poor circulation – bath, massage
  • Varicose veins – use with orange and grapefruit, massage, footbath
  • Immune problems – inhalation, massage, bath, vaporizer


  • Do not take internally.
  • If you have sensitive skin – do a patch test first.
  • Do not use before going out into the sun.