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Lemon Essential Oil

Rated 5.00 out of 5 based on 2 customer ratings
(2 customer reviews)

$1.97$7.97

Name Lemon Essential Oil
Species Citrus limon
Part Peel
Extraction Expressed
Aroma Clean and zesty citrus with a sour splash

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Product Description

Lemon Essential Oil 100% Pure

Name Lemon Essential Oil
Batch CL627L8
Species Citrus limon
Part Peel
Extraction Expressed
Class Monoterpene
Source Italy
Color Pale Yellow
Consistency Thin
Note Top
Aroma Light, clean and zesty citrus with a sour splash
Blend Ideas Bergamot, Cedarwood, Chamomile, CilantroEucalyptus, Fennel, FrankincenseGeranium, Juniper Berry, Lavender, Peppermint, Rose, Rosemary, Sandalwood, Spearmint, Tea Tree, Thyme, Vetiver, and Ylang Ylang

We source only pure essential oils.

Italian lemons produce a preferred aroma, almost like a freshly grated peel.  We love this scent; it’s  fresh, clean, and uplifting!  It’s especially good for a mental boost when diffused with spearmint or peppermint. Diffusing lemon has the added bonus of cleansing the air.  Bad odors are tackled well by most citrus oils and lemon is no exception.   Like many of the citrus oils, lemon is known to support the lymphatic system.  This is one of the systems that work to remove toxins from the body.  Drink plenty of water while diffusing it for the best results.

Its germicidal qualities give the added bonus of purifying the air.  It’s nice to diffuse when someone else may be carrying germs and you don’t want to share them.  It’s great in household cleaners because of its disinfecting properties you have the added advantage of its immune system support as you are cleaning or diffusing it.

A word to those who have been told to take lemon in water:  Don’t!  It takes over 3,000 lemons to produce 2.2 lbs of expressed oil — that oil is extremely strong.  Lemon oil is great for cleaning greasy tools.  If it can break down that kind of grime (and it does it well), what are drops of it, floating on top of water in your stomach, doing to your stomach lining?

With our pre-diluted oils . . . if diluted for kids is the highest dilution you see, it’s also the max dilution possible. Pre-diluted oils are in jojoba.

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2 reviews for Lemon Essential Oil

  1. Rated 5 out of 5

    Deborah Eisa

    This was my first time buying/trying this oil as well as a few others and I absolutely love it. I’ve tried a few Lemon oils from other companies, but this one is just yummy.

  2. Rated 5 out of 5

    Christina Winton

    Extremely bright and fresh, it will ruin other lemon essential oils for you, be warned!

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Lemon Essential Oil Safety Info

According to Tisserand and Young, there is a low risk of phototoxicity with expressed lemon essential oil. Max dilution: 2%.  If it is used above the maximum dermal use guidelines, the area of application should not be exposed to UV rays for at least 12 hours after application.  Sensitivity is more likely with old or oxidized lemon essential oil, so it should be stored in a dark, airtight container in your refrigerator.  Lemon essential oil should still follow the safety guidelines below. ~ Source:  Tisserand, Robert and Young, Rodney. Essential Oil Safety: A Guide for Health Care Professionals: Churchill Livingstone; 2 edition (2013). Reading the full profile for Lemon essential oil is highly suggested by your DeRu Staff.


While we’ve made this clear that we are selling this essential oil to use in your diffuser, your inhaler, or topically (diluted), it is a pure essential oil and can be used as such.  With all essential oils:

  • Never use them undiluted, in eyes or mucus membranes (this includes mouth, ear canals, noses, genital regions as well as internal areas).  The strength of essential oils can easily damage these soft tissue areas.
  • Do not take internally unless working with a qualified and expert practitioner.
    Keep away from children.
  • If applying an essential oil to your skin always perform a small patch test to an insensitive part of the body (after you have properly diluted the oil in an appropriate carrier).

  • Oral Safety is only given because many people have been told to take oils internally.  Because several people look to us for safety advice, we feel obligated to offer those safety statements, although we do not believe anyone should be ingesting essential oils without being guided by an expert.  Experts will take your medical history into account before they suggest oils for you to ingest, diffuse, or use topically.

    Lemon • Citrus limon
    Batch: CL627L8


    Component %
    Limonene 64.61
    β-Pinene 13.54
    γ-Terpinene 9.21
    Geranial 1.91
    α-Pinene 1.88
    Sabinene 1.88
    Myrcene 1.49
    Neral 1.18
    Terpinolene 0.42
    Neryl acetate 0.41
    α-Thujene 0.38
    Geranyl acetate 0.37
    p-Cymene 0.31
    β-Bisabolene 0.3
    α-Terpinene 0.21
    β-Caryophyllene 0.21
    trans-α-Bergamotene 0.2
    α-Terpineol 0.19
    Nonanal 0.13
    Linalool 0.12
    1,8-Cineole 0.1
    Citronellal 0.09
    trans-β-Ocimene 0.07
    Decanal 0.06
    Camphene 0.05
    Octanal 0.05
    β-Phellandrene 0.05
    Terpinen-4-ol 0.05
    α-Phellandrene 0.04
    Nerol 0.04
    Citronellyl acetate 0.04
    Pseudolimonene 0.03
    trans-Sabinene hydrate 0.03
    Nerol 0.03
    α-Bisabolene 0.03
    Citropten 0.03
    Unidentified 0.02
    cis-β-Ocimene 0.02
    Bicyclogermacrene 0.02
    (E,E)-α-Farnesene 0.02
    Tricyclene 0.01
    δ-3-Carene 0.01
    1,4-Cineole 0.01
    cis-Sabinene hydrate 0.01
    cis-Limonene oxide 0.01
    trans-Limonene oxide 0.001
    Unidentified 0.01
    Citronellol 0.01
    Thymol 0.01
    Unidentified 0.01
    β-Elemene 0.01
    Dodecanal 0.01
    cis-α-Bergamotene 0.01
    trans-β-Farnesene 0.01
    α-Humulene 0.01
    Farnesene isomer 0.01
    Unidentified 0.01
    Unidentified 0.01

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    http://www.notulaebotanicae.ro/index.php/nbha/article/viewFile/8931/7597

    2. Anti-Inflammatory Properties and Chemical Characterization of the Essential Oils of Four Citrus Species

    http://europepmc.org/articles/PMC4835072/

    3. Antimicrobial activity of lavender, tea tree and lemon oils in cosmetic preservative systems

    https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/full/10.1111/j.1365-2672.2009.04372.x

    4. Automated HPLC-HRGC: a powerful method for essential oils analysis. Part V. Identification of terpene hydrocarbons of bergamot, lemon, mandarin, sweet orange, bitter orange, grapefruit, clementine and Mexican lime oils by coupled HPLC-HRGC-MS(ITD)

    https://eurekamag.com/research/002/568/002568146.php

    5. Biocidal activity of citrus peel essential oils against some food spoilage bacteria

    http://www.academicjournals.org/app/webroot/article/article1380704161_Javed%20et%20al.pdf

    6. Comparative Investigation of Cold Pressed Essential Oils From Peels of Different Mandarin Varieties

    https://www.iioab.org/Vol3%284%292012/3%284%297-14.pdf

    7. Comparison of anti-Candida activity of thyme, pennyroyal, and lemon essential oils versus antifungal drugs against Candida species

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    8. The Effect of Lemon Inhalation Aromatherapy on Nausea and Vomiting of Pregnancy: A Double-Blinded, Randomized, Controlled Clinical Trial

    https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4005434/

    9. The effect of lemon, orange and bergamot essential oils and their components on the survival of Campylobacter jejuni, Escherichia coli O157, Listeria monocytogenes, Bacillus cereus and Staphylococcus aureus in vitro and in food systems

    https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/full/10.1111/j.1365-2672.2006.03035.x

    10. Genetic variability to essential oil composition in four citrus fruit species

    http://naturalingredient.org/wp/wp-content/uploads/PJB382319.pdf

    11. In vitro antibacterial activity of some plant essential oils

    https://bmccomplementalternmed.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/1472-6882-6-39

    12. Phenolic content, antioxidant activities and stimulatory roles of citrus fruits on some lactic acid bacteria

    http://www.doiserbia.nb.rs/img/doi/0354-4664/2015/0354-46641500108I.pdf

    13. Plant essential oils for environment-friendly protection of wood objects against fungi

    https://scielo.conicyt.cl/pdf/maderas/v20n3/0718-221X-maderas-03301.pdf