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    Organic lemon essential oil

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    The lemon tree is a small, round tree that produces abundantly and its lemons are harvested several times a year. By squeezing the peel, we obtain the original essence contained in the cells of this fruit. Its fresh, light, penetrating and slightly sweet aroma immediately connects us to the joy of childhood.

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    A classic in your aromatherapy library, versatile, with a fine, delicious and fresh scent. It is worth remembering that all citrus essences can only be considered organic: the pesticides, like the essence itself, are concentrated in the zest.

    • Botanical family: Rutaceae
    • Latin name: Citrus limonum
    • Other names: Yellow lemon
    • Origin: Italy or Argentina
    • Cultivation: Controlled organic agriculture - Certisys-BE1 control
    • Part used: peel of the fruit
    • Production process: Cold pressing
    • Quality: 100% pure, natural, integral and chemotyped - Food grade
    • Olfactory notes: lemony, acidulous, fruity, fresh
    • Terpenes: limonene (66%), beta-pinene (13%), gamma-terpinene
    • Sesquiterpenes: bisabolene
    • Terpene aldehydes: citrals
    • Furocoumarins: bergapten, psoralen

    Commonly called "organic lemon essential oil", it is in fact an essence, obtained by cold expression of the zest. This extraction technique also allows the collection of non-volatile molecules, such as flavonoids.

    • Food supplement. Not a substitute for a varied and balanced diet and a healthy lifestyle. Do not exceed the recommended dose (2 drops 3 times a day, maximum 205 mg).
    • Not suitable for pregnant women during the first 3 months of pregnancy, nor for children under 3 years of age.
    • Risk of irritation when used undiluted, always use diluted, respecting the recommended doses.
    • Photosensitizing essence, do not use before sun exposure.
    • Prefer the respiratory and oral routes to the dermal route.
    • Potential blood thinner, do not use orally in case of coagulation disorders or anticoagulant treatment.
    • Risk of allergy (limonene): take care not to overdose in mixtures. An elbow test is recommended prior to any skin application (min 48 hours before use).
    • Avoid contact with the eyes.
    • Keep out of reach of children.
    • Store away from heat and light.

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