Form : Oil
Botanical Name : Citrus limon
Lemon essential oil has a pale yellow or sometimes pale greenish color. This oil extracted from the lemon peel.
Lemon oil is produced in a cold extraction process. The lemon peel is pressed by machines to squeeze out the oil.
Lemon oil is used in many cleaning products. The lemon oil not only really smells fresh; it also has huge antiseptic qualities. This makes lemon oil a popular ingredient in detergents.
The delightful aroma of the lemon oil makes it a popular ingredient in soaps, shampoos and perfumes. If you have non-scented lotions, you can always add a couple drops of lemon oil for a great fragrance.
In the food industry lemon oil is widely used to add fragrance to soft drinks and that extra flavor in solid foods.