According to Dr. Jean Valnet, when tested against other Essential Oils for airborne germs, Lemon came out as the number one disinfectant for the air. It is also very effective added to household cleaners; it imparts a fresh smell to the kitchen and bathroom while eliminating germs.
Antiseptic, astringent, antitoxic, anti-anemic, antimicrobial, antirheumatic, antisclerotic, antispasmodic, bactericidal, carminative, promotes the formation of scar tissue, purifying, diaphoretic, febrifuge, haemostatic, hypotensive, insecticide, rubescent, stimulates white blood cells, tonifier, vermifuge [Julia Lawless, The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Essential Oils (Rockport, MA: Element Books, 1995), 120.]
- Country Of Origin: Italy
- Extraction Method: Cold Expression
- Producing Organ: Peel