BOTANICAL NAME: citrus limon (organic), citrus limonum (non-organic)
ORIGIN: South Africa (organic), Mexico (non-organic)
PARTS USED: peel of fruit
FOOD GRADE: yes
GMO CONTENT: none
FRAGRANCE: citrus, fresh, light, tart
BLENDS: benzoin, bergamot, carrot, citronella, cypress, eucalyptus, fennel, geranium, ginger, grapefruit, lavender, mandarin, neroli, orange, peppermint, rose, sage, sandalwood, tea tree, vanilla, violet, tangerine, thyme, ylang ylang.
PHYSICAL & AROMATIC BENEFITS: anxiety, balancing, calming, cheering, cooling, exhaustion, memory loss, refreshing, relaxing, stress, uplifting, abscesses, acne, antibacterial, antifungal, anti-infectious, antiseptic, antispasmodic, antiviral, arthritis, asthma, astringent, athlete's foot, bleeding, blisters, boils, cellulite, cerebral palsy, chapped skin, chilblains, circulatory stimulant, cold sores, constipation, coughs, dandruff, detoxifying, diarrhea, digestive, disinfectant, diuretic, fainting, febrifuge, gallstones, gout, hair loss, hangovers, hay fever, headaches, hiccups, hot flashes, insect bites, insomnia, jet lag, kidney stones, laryngitis, lice, menorrhagia, mumps, muscular dystrophy, nervine, normal hair, normal skin, normalizes blood pressure, oily hair, oily skin, osteoarthritis, Parkinson's disease, rheumatoid arthritis, sedative, shock, sore throat, spina bifida, tendinitis, thrush, toning, tonsillitis, varicose veins, warts, water purifier, water retention, whitlows, wrinkles.
MAGICAL USES: balances chakras, health (maintain), love, physical energy, purification.
GCMS Information for Organic (updated 3-31-15):
Definitions of Therapeutic Properties:
Antibacterial: kills or inhibits bacteria.
Antiseptic: a substance that inhibits the growth and reproduction of microorganisms.
Antispasmodic: referring to something that suppresses spasms.
Antiviral: inhibits the growth and production of a virus.
Astringent: a substance that draws tissue together, restricting the flow of blood.
Digestive: relating to the digestive tract; having the ability to promote digestion.
Disinfectant: a substance that kills germs and/or viruses.
Diuretic: increases the amount or frequency of urination.
Febrifuge: reduces fever.
Nervine: acts upon or affects the nerves; quiets nervous excitement.
Sedative: Calming, soothing, inducing sleep, tranquilizing.
Safety Warnings: No threats have been found for using lemon essential oil. Never ingest essential oils without a prescription. Use carrier oil when applying to skin.