Scientific name : Citrus limonum (L). Burm. f
Oil origin : Fruit peel
Extraction : Solvent extraction using ethanol and water
Aroma : Fresh, citrus, bright
Odor strength: Very high
Evaporation : Top Note
Country of origin : Spain
Washed lemon is the expressed lemon oil extracted with food grade solvents (ethanol and water) to extract the flavoring and aroma from the terpene hydrocarbons. During this process over half of the oxygenated flavor compounds remain in the "washed" oil --- resulting in an excellent aroma and flavor base. A wonderful and economical way to savor pure lemon oil at an economical price.
Lemon is indigenous to Southeast Asia, but in the second century was introduced to Greece, then Italy, where it quickly adapted to the Mediterranean climate. is now widely cultivated in Italy, Australia, and California. Christopher Columbus introduced the citrus to the New World in the late 1400s. the oil is popular in cleaning agents and colognes and is widely used in aromatherapy.
Lemon essential oil works well on oily skin and general impurities. It’s astringent properties reduce cellulite, obesity and tightens sagging, lackluster skin. It helps with acne, mouth ulcers, varicose veins, arthritis, muscular aches and pains, rheumatism, joint swelling, poor circulation, throat and respiratory ailments, and gout. Lemon essential oil also boosts the immune system by clearing lymphatic congestion, preventing contagious illnesses. The scent of lemon essential oil was shown to be anxiolytic, meaning it works to reduce anxiety and uplift mood. Studies have also shown lemon essential oil to be conducive to memory retention and focus.
Lemon essential oil antirheumatic, antioxidant, antiseptic, antispasmodic, antitoxic, astringent, bactericidal, diaphoretic, diuretic, febrifuge, hypotensive, antifungal, insecticide, tonic, immune stimulant, antiviral, and anxiolytic.
Lemon essential oil is a rare and treasured addition to cosmetic applications, personal care formulations, soaps, perfumery, incense, candles, and aromatherapy.
HBNO is pleased to offer Spanish lemon essential oil in retail packing to bulk and wholesale quantities. We can supply any amount of oil needed to anywhere in the world.
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