Lemon Essential Oil has a powerfull fresh traditional lemon fragrance that is quite energizing and upliftintg. Lemon essential oil is a good choice to diffuse when trying to clear a room of the smell of cigaretter smoke or other unpleasant aromas.
Lemonence is the naturally accurring chemical constituent within Lemon essential oil that gives it its distinctive lemony aroma. there are a few other non-citrus essential oils available that include limonene naturally and feature a lemony aroma. Lemongrass and lemon myrtle essential oils both include niteworthy concentrations of limonene.
Cold Press Lemon Essential oil is phototoxic. Steam distilled lemon oil is not photoxic. Tisserand and young recommend a dermal maximum of 2.0% for thecold pressed oil to avoid the risk of a phototoxic reaction. They precoution to avoid topical use of lemon oil, regardless of method of distillion, if it has oxidized.