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Lemon AB - Zest - 10 ml - Essential oil Aroflora

Lemon AB - Zest - 10 ml - Essential oil

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Delivery expected from 07/17/2024

Organic Lemon essential oil is ideal for treating oily skin or to help you with your slimming diet. Its fresh and lemony smell makes it pleasant in diffusion to purify the air around you. 10ml bottle.

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Identity card


Botanical name : Citrus limonum
French name / other names : Citron
Family : Rutaceae
Certification :  Essential oil from controlled, certified organic cultivation, 100% pure and natural, uncut and undeterpenated. It is certified AB by Bureau Veritas Certification France (FRBIO10).
Part of the plant used : Fresh zest
Method of production : Mechanical expression (cold pressing)
Origin : Italy
Sold in : Amber glass bottle with codigoutte 

Some information about lemon

The lemon tree is a shrub 2 to 4 m high that is grown all around the Mediterranean. The white flowers tinged with pinkish red bloom all year round. The ripe fruit with a tangy taste gives a bright yellow essential oil which tends to brown over time. It has a characteristic acidic and fresh fruity fragrance. The pastry, confectionery, perfumery and cosmetics industries make extensive use of it. It is one of the most used essential oils in aromatherapy. It is particularly ideal for restoring energy and traditionally known as excellent for the proper functioning of the immune defences.

Originally from India, the lemon is one of the most used fruits in natural medicine. Fresh and pungent, its delicious warm scent blends perfectly with eucalyptus, grapefruit, lavender, orange, rosemary and ylang-ylang. The properties of its essential oil are so numerous that it is used systematically with real success in many ailments. It is also a good pick-me-up in case of fatigue.

Its oil is also appreciated for the care of oily skin and to strengthen brittle nails. Ideal for air disinfection, lemon is frequently used in diffusion in nurseries, hospitals and medical offices. Remarkable aerial antiseptic, its diffusion protects against viral, bacterial or fungal infections and makes you enjoy at the same time its deliciously fruity smell.

Huile essentielle de citron bio Aroflora


*The chemotype is the identity card of the essential oil, its composition chemically defined by chromatographic analysis. The same plant can have several compositions depending on the place and the variety. A chemotype depends on a property, an odor, a taste. 

Main indications

Colds, pimples, insect bites, digestive disorders, nervousness.

Allergens naturally contained in this essential oil : D-Limonene, Citral, Linalool, Geraniol, Citronellol.

Therapeutic properties of lemon essential oil

Main Antibacterial, Hypolipidemic, Antinausea, Vitamin-P-like and blood thinner, Choleretic and cholagogue.

SecondaryAnxiolytic, Carminative, Anti-infectious.

Attention !

Lemon essential oil can irritate sensitive skin and should be avoided, even diluted, before exposure to the sun (photosensitizing). Not recommended during the first 3 months of pregnancy. Do not use pure on the skin (dermocaustic).


Usage tips

Essential oils are powerful natural substances and should therefore be used with care. Even if essential oils have been used since Antiquity, their mode of use and the precautions for use are often poorly known. Many books deal with essential oils. It is therefore advisable to refer to it to find out about the traditional modes of use.

As an indication, some examples of use

Use by diffusion

Lemon essential oil is ideal for disinfecting ambient air while pleasantly perfuming it. Diffuse 30 minutes to 1 hour, rather in the morning.

Against fatigue, 3 drops of lemon essential oil + 1 drop of peppermint essential oil + 2 drops of exotic basil HE + 2 drops of Scots pine HE in your essential oil diffuser. Diffuse the mixture in the morning for 30 minutes continuously or for 1 hour discontinuously, twice a day at most (morning and noon).

Inhalation use


In case of respiratory infections, flu, cold or sinusitis, pour 2 drops of lemon essential oil in a bowl of hot water, inhale for 10 minutes, the head covered with a towel. You can also place 2 drops on a handkerchief and inhale occasionally after heatstroke.


Oral useIn case of cold, to stimulate the natural defenses and promote the proper functioning of the respiratory tract. The recommended daily dose will be 1 drop, to be diluted in a teaspoon of honey or vegetable oil, 3 times a day. (maximum daily dose: 3 drops, i.e. 0.12 ml). You can also use it in baking to flavor biscuits, cakes and pies (1 drop will suffice). Finally, lemon essential oil will promote and stimulate digestion, especially in case of digestive laziness. 1 drop diluted in a teaspoon of honey or on a neutral tablet, before the meal.


Application par massage ou compresseIt is advisable to mix a few drops of essential oil with a vegetable oil (sweet almond, jojoba, macadamia, rosehip, argan, olive, etc.) to use it as a massage oil.

Beauty and comfort for the legs : 25 drops of lemon + 25 drops of cypress in 100 ml of jojoba, macadamia or sweet almond oil. Massage the legs from bottom to top.

Care for oily skin : 3 to 5 drops in a little jojoba vegetable oil. Incorporate the preparation on a moistened warm compress.

To fight cellulite, mix 3 drops of lemon essential oil, 2 drops of cedar essential oil and 3 drops of grapefruit essential oil in 5 ml of apricot kernel vegetable oil. Apply 5 drops of the mixture on the thighs and buttocks, twice a day then massage firmly.

Note : For diffusion, you can use our packaging in 30 and 100 ml bottles (organic essential oil packaged by Penntybio, AB certified for Aroma Plantes).

100% pure and natural oil

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An essential oil is made up of chemically defined molecules (about 10,000 listed) that have been secreted by special plant cells. It can consist of from one to several hundred molecules, which helps explain why some essential oils have many properties but different therapeutic effectiveness. To guarantee the properties necessary for effective aromatherapy, it is important that an essential oil is 100% pure and natural (not cut, not deterpenated, not mixed with alcohol or vegetable oils) and preferably organic. This is the case for the essential oils we sell. They are sold in tinted bottles with a dropper cap.

Go to the "Properties and characteristics of essential oils" file. Whether pure or mixed, you can use them in our different diffuser models. The information given on each essential oil is for guidance only. Beware of self-diagnosis, do not hesitate to consult an aromatherapist or any other recognised professional and read our special file "properties of essential oils"in our thematic files. 

Essential oils can help you

Essential oils are primarily used to help you treat many ailments. But beware, even if essential oils are often extracted from edible plants, their concentrations make it necessary to remain cautious and respect their curative power. The use of essential oils is relatively simple and if you follow a few basic rules, they will put their therapeutic genius at your disposal. Covering with essential oils has more advantages than disadvantages.


Who is allowed to use lemon essential oil ?

Adults and teenagers

Children under 6 years old

Pregnant and breastfeeding women

Pregnant women under 3 months

Babies under 3 years old

The risks of using lemon essential oil


Pure dermocaustic


Irritating to the skin


WARNING These properties, indications and methods of use are taken from reference works or websites in aromatherapy, hydrotherapy and phytotherapy. They are found there on a regular basis and many of them have been confirmed by observations in the scientific community. However, this information is given for information purposes, it can not in any way constitute medical information, nor engage our responsibility. For any use of essential oils for therapeutic purposes, consult a doctor.


Regulatory information on the use of Lemon essential oil

Hazard statements : Flammable liquid and vapour. May be fatal if swallowed and enters airways. Causes skin irritation. Can cause cutaneous allergy. Very toxic to aquatic organisms, causes long lasting adverse effects.

Precautionary statements : Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. NO SMOKING. Avoid release into the environment. Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection. If swallowed: Immediately call a poison control center or doctor. In case of contact with skin, wash thoroughly with soap and water. Dispose of contents/container in accordance with applicable legislation.

Labels / certifications
Organic farming
10 ml
Can be used
By mouth
Can be used
By inhalation
Can be used
Can be used
Can be used
In the kitchen
Recommended for
Autumn / Winter
Recommended for
Spring / Summer

Specific references


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Lemon AB - Zest - 10 ml - Essential oil

Organic Lemon essential oil is ideal for treating oily skin or to help you with your slimming diet. Its fresh and lemony smell makes it pleasant in diffusion to purify the air around you. 10ml bottle.

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