Effects: Cleansing and stimulating.
Aroma: Top note.
This evergreen tree is thought to have originated in India, and now grows extensively in southern Europe, particularly in Portugal and Spain.
May irritate sensitive skin. Photo toxic.
Expression of the outer part of the rind of the fruit.
- Sore throat.
- Inflammation of the gums.
Lemon is also a good first aid treatment for snake and insect bites. Also has a great use in skin and beauty care as a skin tonic and helps clear warts, corns and verrucae.
It has a general cleansing effect on the body. Lemon may be effective in relieving headaches and rheumatic pains.
It can be used in a vaporizer but should NOT be inhaled and sun and sun beds should be avoided for several hours after use on the skin.
Scent: Refreshing, clean, lively.
- Other citrus oils.