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Our Apteka Naturel Therapeutic Grade Lemon Certified Organic Essential Oil has many benefits and is used extensively by individuals, Natropaths, Aromatherapists and Massage Therapists and more. Learn more about Lemon Essential Oil and its many uses, from independent Blog writers. Click here for an instant informational search.
*Botanical Name: Citrus limon
*Method of Extraction: cold pressed
*Parts Used: peel
*Cultivation Method: Certified Organic
Blends well with: balsam, chamomile, elemi, eucalyptus, fennel, geranium, juniper, labdanum, lavender, neroli, oakmoss, myrrh, frankincense, rose, sandalwood, ylang ylang, and other citrus oils.
Scent: Clean, citrus, sugary with a bit of spice
100% Certified Lemon Organic Essential Oil
The origin of the lemon is a mystery, though it is thought that lemons first grew in Southern India, northern Burma, and China. A study of the genetic origin of the lemon reported that it is a hybrid between sour orange and citron.
Lemons entered Europe near southern Italy no later than the 1st century AD, during the time of Ancient Rome. However, they were not widely cultivated. They were later introduced to Persia and then to Iraq and Egypt around 700 AD. The lemon was first recorded in literature in a 10th century Arabic treatise on farming, and was also used as an ornamental plant in early Islamic gardens. It was distributed widely throughout the Arab world and the Mediterranean region between 1000 and 1150. [Source: Wikipedia]
The lemon was well known in Europe by the middle ages, and Greeks and Romans were advocates of its therapeutic properties. Lemon essential oil reached the height of its fame when the British began using the citrus fruit to counteract the effects of scurvy.
Our supplier of these 100% Certified Organic essential oils is a company absolutely committed to purity. During inhalation of a pure essential oil, you are inhaling the very consciousness of the plant. The intelligence or rather the energetic vibration of the plant unites with the intelligence within each of us. It is through this energetic unification that healing takes place. Apteka Naturel understands that when essential oils are altered by artificial means, the precious heart of those oils are forever changed. For this reason Apteka Naturel will not carry altered essential oils.
IMPORTANT: ALWAYS DILUTE ESSENTIAL OILS BEFORE APPLYING TO SKIN
Suggested Uses for Most Essential Oils:
MASSAGE/BODY OIL: For adults - 2-3% dilution (10-12 drops of essential oil per ounce of Carrier / Body Oil. IMPORTANT: For pregnant women, elderly, and children - Not recommended
BATH: 3-15 drops essential oil per tub, depending on the oil
COMPRESS: 5 drops essential oil per cup of water
INHALANT: 3-5 drops essential in a bowl of hot water or into a diffuser according to the manufacturer's directions. Caution: Never do an inhalation during an asthma attack
DOUCHE: 3-5 drops essential oil per quart of warm water. Caution: Choose non-irritant oils only, (Ex: lavender and/or tea tree oil are safe)
FOOT/HAND BATH: 5-10 drops essential oil per quart of water
SITZ BATH: 5-10 drops essential oil per sitz bath
FRAGRANT BODY WATER: 5-10 drops essential oil per 4 ounces of water. (shake well before use)
ROOM SPRAY: 20 drops essential oil per 4 ounces of water. (shake well before use)
*Consult with your Physician and Certified Aromatherapist before using essential oils.
IMPORTANT: Should not be used on the skin prior to sun exposure as it is phototoxic. Otherwise non-toxic, may cause dermal irritation or sensitization reactions in some individuals. Avoid during pregnancy.
*Keep out of reach of children
*Not for internal use unless prescribed by your doctor
*Dilute essential oils before use
*Lemon is also phototoxic and should be avoided prior to exposure to direct sunlight.
*Do not use essential oils during pregnancy unless approved by your physician and Certified Aromatherapist
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