Lemon Citrus limon

The cleansing, purifying, and invigorating properties of Lemon make it one of the most versatile oils, not to mention the top-selling essential oil that doTERRA offers.

Primary Benefits
• Cleanses and purifies the air and surfaces
• Naturally cleanses the body and aids in digestion*
• Supports healthy respiratory function*
• Promotes a positive mood

Aromatic Description
Clean, fresh, citrus, bright

Collection Method
Cold Pressed/Expression

Plant Part
Lemon rinds (peel)

Main Constituents
Limonene, ß pinenes, γ-terpimene

Lemon has multiple benefits and uses. Lemon is a powerful cleansing agent that purifies the air and surfaces, and can be used as a non-toxic cleaner throughout the home. When added to water, Lemon provides a refreshing and healthy boost throughout the day. Lemon is frequently added to food to enhance the flavor of desserts and main dishes. Taken internally, Lemon provides cleansing and digestive benefits and supports healthy respiratory function.* When diffused, Lemon is very uplifting and energizing and has been shown to help improve mood.
Aromatic Usage Suggestions

  • Cleanses and purifies the air and surfaces.
  • Supports healthy respiratory function.*
  • Diffuse for uplifting feeling and positive mood.
  • Diffuse to assist with seasonal respiratory discomfort
Topical Usage Suggestions

  • Add Lemon oil to a spray bottle of water to clean tables, countertops, and other surfaces.
  • Lemon oil makes a great furniture polish; simply add a few drops to olive oil to clean, protect, and shine wood finishes.
  • Use a cloth soaked in Lemon oil to preserve and protect your leather furniture and other leather surfaces or garments.
  • Lemon oil is a great remedy for the early stages of tarnish on silver and other metals.
  • Put on rag to help remove stubborn, sticky residue off surfaces.
  • Wash hands with Lemon oil to remove grease after changing your oil.
Internal Use Suggestions:

  • Take internally to assist with seasonal respiratory discomfort.*
  • Take internally for a gentle daily cleanse.
Can be applied topically without dilution (neat)

Directions for Use

Diffusion: Use three to four drops in the diffuser of your choice.
Internal use: Dilute one drop in 4 fl. oz. of liquid.
Topical use: Apply one to two drops to desired area. Dilute with Fractionated Coconut Oil to minimize any skin sensitivity.

Cautions

Possible skin sensitivity. Keep out of reach of children. If you are pregnant, nursing, or under a doctor’s care, consult your physician. Avoid contact with eyes, inner ears, and sensitive areas. Avoid sunlight or UV rays for up to 12 hours after applying product.

Statements with asterisks refer to internal use. All others refer to aromatic or topical use.