||Lemon oil, Lemon peel oil, Lemon essential oil
||8008-56-8, F.E.M.A. : 2625
||Plant Parts Used
||Color & Odor
||Pale yellow with greenish tint with Strong, Clear,
This evergreen tree grows up to about 6 meters (20 feet) and has dark green
serrated oval leaves with pink/white flowers that are highly perfumed.
Constituents & Specifications :
Lemon oil has various chemical compounds that include Limonene, Citral,
Geranial, Citronellyl Acetate, Pinene, carotene and pectin.
Specific Gravity :
0.84900 to 0.85500 @ 25°C
Refractive Index :
1.47200 to 1.47400 @ 20°C
It is anti-viral, antitoxic, adaptogen, antifungal, antiseptic,
antisclerotic, bactericidal, cicatrizant, insecticidal, diuretic,
diaphoretic, febrifuge, vermifuge, hemostatic, hypotensive, vasoconstrictor
Benefits & Uses :
- It is highly detoxifying and energizing and also fresh and zesty.
- It works like general tonic, infections, detoxification, general
fatigue, obesity, balances sebum, acne, oils, warts. It further enhances
the shine and growth of hair and nails.
- It reduces physical exhaustion, digestion, rheumatism, arthritis,
colds, flu and all respiratory disorders. It is also used for clearing
skin problems related to acne, greasy skin, removing dead skin cells and
easing painful cold sores.
- It has high value in flavorings & fragrances industries.