History:

The true home of the lemon is unknown; some believes it belongs to northwestern India. It was southern Italy in 200 A.D. and to have been cultivated in Iraq and Egypt Arabs distributed it widely in the Mediterranean region between 1000 and 1150 A.D. It was well known for its medicinal virtues in the palace of the Sultan of Egypt Christopher Columbus carried lemon seeds to Hispaniola in 1493.

 

Details:

Botanical Name :Citrus lemon

Family : Rutaceae

Country of Origin : Argentina

Extraction Method : Cold Pressed

Plant Part Used : Peel of  Fruit

Note : Top note  

Aroma : Citrusy , fresh , green  

Color : Pale yellow

Blends well With : Most essential oils  

Shelf Life : 4 – 5 Years

Safety

  • Potential photosensitizer , recommend usage 2 %
  • Can cause skin irritation
  • For topical application don’t use directly on skin, dilute with a carrier oil
  • Discontinue use if skin sensitivity occurs
  • Add 4-5 drops for Diffusing
  • Don’t ingest
  • Keep out of reach of children , Avoid using if pregnant or nursing

 

References:

  • Essential oil safety ( Tisserand and young ) second Edition
  • Charles Fetrow & Julian Avila (2000) The Complete Guide to Herbal Medicine
  • https://www.foodchemicalscodex.org/
  • Lawrence BM, Essential oils from Agriculture to Chemistry
  • The Complete Guide to Aromatherapy, Salvatore Battaglia
  • Arcatender Perfume and flavor materials of natural origin

Lemon Oil (Citrus lemon)15 ML

SKU: EBE9
$15.00 Regular Price
$7.50Sale Price
  • Gas Chromatography Analysis %

    Comparison to ISO 3515:2002 and Tech. Corrigendum 1

    Methodology:

    GC: Agilent 6890N

    Column:  HP-5

    Injection split

    Carrier gas:  Helium

    Detector: Agilent MSD 5973N Temperature program: 50 °C/(1 min)2 °C/min  290 ° C (15min) 

    Volume of EO injected 0.2 ul\

     

    0.01 Tricyclene  Monoterpene
    0.37 α-Thujene  Monoterpene
    1.74 α-Pinene   Monoterpene
    0.06 α-Fenchene  Monoterpene
    0.06 Camphene Monoterpene
    14.35 β-Pinene Monoterpene
    1.79 Sabinene  Monoterpene
    0.01 6-Methyl-5-hepten-2-one   ketone
    1.33 Myrcene   Monoterpene
    0.1 Octanal Aldehyde
    0.1 α-Phellandrene Monoterpene
    0.1 Pseudolimonene  Monoterpene
    0.01 Δ3-Carene  Monoterpene
    0.17 α-Terpinene  Monoterpene
    0.54 para-Cymene  Monoterpene
    63.79 Limonene  Monoterpene
    0.05 (Z)-β-Ocimene  Monoterpene
    0.1 (E)-β-Ocimene  Monoterpene
    10.11 γ-Terpinene Monoterpene
    0.02 cis-Sabinene hydrate Monoterpenic alcohol
    0.01 Octanol  Alcohol
    0.35 Terpinolene  Monoterpene
    0.02 trans-Sabinene Monoterpenic alcohol
    0.06 Linalool Monoterpenic alcohol
    0.05 Nonanal  Aldehyde
    0.01 trans-para-Mentha-2,8-dien-1-ol  Monoterpenic alcohol
    0.01 cis-Limonene oxide  Ether
    0.03 trans-Limonene oxide  Ether
    0.03 cis-para-Mentha-2,8-dien-1-ol  Monoterpenic alcohol
    0.01 Camphor  Aldehyde
    0.06 Citronellal  Monoterpenic alcohol
    0.01 Borneol Monoterpenic alcohol
    0.05 Terpinen-4-ol  Aldehyde
    0.02 Isogeranial  Monoterpenic alcohol
    0.2 α-Terpineol  Aldehyde
    0.01 Decanal  Aldehyde
    0.01 2,3-Epoxyneral Monoterpenic aldehyde
    0.05 Nerol Monoterpenic alcohol
    0.03 2,3-Epoxygeranial Monoterpenic alcohol
    0.91 Neral  Aldehyde
    0.91 Carvone  Ketone
    1.46 Geranial Aldehyde
    0.02 Undecanal Aldehyde
    0.02 Citronellyl acetate Ester
    0.4 Neryl acetate  Ester
    0.35 Geranyl acetate  Ester
    0.01 Dodecanal Aldehyde