Organic Lemon Essential Oil
Brighten and purify your space with Organic Lemon Essential Oil. This essential oil offers an invigorating, clean, citrusy scent that calls to mind a sun-kissed lemon grove. It smells clean, fresh, and uplifting.
Cold-pressed from the zesty peel of that popular fruit we squeeze for lemonade, organic Lemon oil is a rich source of vitamin C, limonene, and citric acid. When combined, these antioxidant compounds offer natural medicinal benefits for boosting the immune system, supporting respiratory health, and relieving anxiety. It’s anti-inflammatory, antifungal, and antimicrobial.
When diluted in a carrier oil, this essential oil helps tone and brighten skin, soothe sore muscles, promote new hair growth, and more. It’s also an excellent oil to use in DIY cleaning products and hand sanitizer. Try diffusing organic Lemon essential oil to sanitize your space against odor-causing bacteria, germs, allergens, mold spores, and other airborne impurities.
Thanks to its tangy, refreshing aroma, Lemon is also one of the most popular essential oils for aromatherapy. Use this versatile scent in DIY diffuser blends and roll-ons, or enjoy its crisp fragrance directly from the bottle to improve concentration, lift depression, and inspire a burst of natural energy.
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Benefits & Features
- Diffuse, inhale, or dilute with a carrier oil and massage into the soles of the feet to boost your immune system, reduce inflammation, and support metabolism.
- Dilute with a carrier oil and apply to the face to reduce the appearance of dark spots and promote a brighter, clearer complexion, while stimulating collagen production and boosting elasticity.
- Mix with white vinegar to create a natural, all-purpose home cleaner to use on floors, countertops, bathtubs, bathroom tiles, and other surfaces.
- Diffuse or inhale to reduce fatigue, stress, and anxiety while promoting mental clarity and inspiring natural energy, creativity, and confidence.
- Use 1-3 drops to remove sticky residue from labels or tape.
- Add to DIY candles, soaps, hand sanitizers, body washes, bath bombs, or other homemade products.
- Diffuse or dilute with a carrier oil and apply to pulse points to promote concentration and mindfulness while practicing yoga or meditation.
Citrus Air Freshener
Purify the air in your home, bathroom, office, car, or any space with the uplifting and cheerful vibes of citrus essential oils using this chemical-free air freshener.
- 55 drops Orange
- 35 drops Organic Lemon
- 25 drops Grapefruit
- 15 drops Cedarwood
- 4 ounces Distilled Water
Instructions: Add all ingredients to a 4-ounce mist spray bottle and shake well to combine. Shake again before each use. Spray generously into the air to freshen and deodorize. You can refill the water 3-4 times before adding more oils.
- Botanical Name: Citrus x limon
- Country of Origin: USA/Italy/South Africa*
- Extraction Method: Cold Pressed
- Plant Part: Citrus Peel
- Aroma: Fresh, Bright, Citrusy
- Consistency: Thin
Popular Organic Lemon Collections: Organic Essential Oil Kit
*Some of our oils have multiple countries of origin. To confirm which country your specific bottle of oil originates from, please click here to consult its GC/MS test.
Safety / Purity
For external use only. Do not ingest. Always dilute with a carrier oil and patch test prior to extensive topical use. Do not use if pregnant or breastfeeding. Keep out of reach of children and pets.
Safe to use topically with children ages 2 and up when diluted to a 1-2% dilution rate. Click here to learn more about using essential oils for kids.
CAUTION: Lemon oil is phototoxic and may temporarily increase sun sensitivity and risk of sunburn. Avoid exposure to direct sunlight and tanning beds for 12 hours after topical use.
Practice Safe Diffusing:
- Diffuse in an open, well-ventilated area with plenty of airflow.
- Keep children and pets out of the direct line of mist.
- Diffuse for 30-60 minutes, then take a break.
Your trust and confidence matter to us. As part of our S.A.A.F.E. Promise™, Rocky Mountain Oils offers GC/MS (Gas Chromatography/Mass Spectrometry) test results verified by a third-party, independent lab for every essential oil and essential oil blend in our catalog.
GC/MS tests verify the purity and quality of all Rocky Mountain Oils products, so you can be sure you're using the safest, highest-quality essential oils available on the market.
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Organic Lemon Essential Oil FAQ
Is lemon oil just lemon juice?
No! Organic lemon essential oil is very different from lemon juice. Lemon oil is extracted by cold-pressing lemon peels at a very high rate of concentration, while lemon juice is simply squeezed or pressed from the flesh of the fruit itself. As an oil, Organic Lemon essential oil is shelf-stable and can be used in a variety of home remedies and products. However, organic Lemon oil is for external use only and should not be ingested.
What is the difference between organic Lemon oil and Lemongrass oil?
Organic Lemon oil is made from the peels of lemons, while Lemongrass oil is made from a species of grass. Each oil has a different scent and chemical composition. As the name suggests, Lemongrass oil has a citrusy aroma that’s similar to Lemon, but it’s earthier and more herbal. Lemongrass oil also has insect-repelling properties, similar to Citronella. Organic Lemon oil, meanwhile, has a sweet, tangy citrus scent and is rich in healing antioxidants like Vitamin C.
What are the benefits of organic Lemon essential oil for skin?
When diluted with a carrier oil, organic Lemon essential oil for skin benefits include shrinking pores, exfoliating dead skin cells, reducing the appearance of scars, fine lines, and wrinkles, and creating a brighter, more consistent skin tone. It can help treat hyperpigmentation as well as sun spots and age spots. This essential oil also leaves behind a clean, fresh scent that promotes a positive mood.
Is organic Lemon oil safe for pets?
Organic Lemon oil is considered safe for topical use on dogs when properly diluted in a carrier oil (such as Fractionated Coconut Oil). However, always use caution when applying essential oils to your dog and make sure your dog does not ingest the oils. We recommend consulting your veterinarian or a trained animal aromatherapist prior to using Lemon oil on your furry friend.
It is not safe for cats. If diffusing in your home, keep the diffuser away from your pet’s bed, food and water bowls, litter box, crate, or other commonly used areas.
To learn more about essential oils and pets, read our blog article here.