Botanical Name: Citrus limonum Plant Part: Fruit Peel Extraction Method: Cold Pressed Origin: Italy Common Uses: Lemon Essential Oil has been historically recognized as a cleanser. It is reputed as being antiseptic, and as having refreshing and cooling properties. On skin and hair it can be used for its cleansing effect, as well as for treating cuts and boils. Research has also shown Lemon Essential Oil to enhance the ability to concentrate. Consistency: Thin Note: Top Strength of Aroma: Strong Aromatic Scent: Lemon Essential Oil has a strong citrus scent. Cautions: Lemon Essential Oil is non-toxic, but may cause skin irritation in some. Lemon is also phototoxic and should be avoided prior to exposure to direct sunlight. Avoid during pregnancy.