Lemon

Lemon

Citrus limon is a small, fruit-bearing evergreen tree. The oil pressed from the peel has a crisp, lemony aroma. 

  • Latin Binomial; Citrus limon
  • Country of Origin; Italy
  • Traditional Uses; Acne, anaemia, brittle nails, boils, chilblains, corns, cuts, greasy skin, herpes, insect bites, mouth ulcers, spots, varicose veins, warts, arthritis, cellulite, hypertension, nosebleeds, obesity (congestion), poor circulation, rheumatism, asthma, throat infections, bronchitis, catarrh, dyspepsia, colds, flu, fever, infections
  • Method of Production; cold expression of the peel
  • Perfume Note; top
  • Safety; phototoxic, avoid excessive UV exposure following topical use; moderate need for dilution prior to topical application  
  • 10ml / 1/3fl oz