Product Abstract: The Lemon tree was originally a small thorny evergreen tree native to India. It is now common in Southern Europe, Florida and California. The fruit was well known in Europe by the middle ages, and the Greeks and Romans were advocates of its properties. Lemon Oil has been historically recognized as a cleanser, and Lemons themselves reached the height of fame when the British Navy began using citrus fruits to counteract the effects of scurvy.
Cautions: This Essential Oil has phototoxic properties and exposure to the sun must be avoided after application to the skin. Due to their presence, please consult a physician prior to using this oil. Dilute well before use; May cause skin irritation in some individuals; a skin test is recommended prior to use. Contact with eyes should be avoided.
Storage: It is recommended that oils packaged in metal containers (for safe shipping) be transferred into dark glass containers to maintain freshness and attain maximum shelf life.
NOTICE: This product contains a component which is listed under California Proposition 65. California residents will receive this product labeled accordingly.
IMPORTANT: All New Directions Aromatics (NDA) products are for external use only unless otherwise indicated. This information is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease, and it should not be used by anyone who is pregnant or under the care of a medical practitioner. Please refer to our policies for further details, and our disclaimer below.
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Rating: I love this oil. It has a very warm lemon scent, like the best lemon tea. I feel like it will cure a common cold just from smelling it.
By:Khali, Renton, Washington
Date: Loyal Customer Since: 27-Jul-2015
Rating: This lemon is as lemony as you can get it.....fantastic for diffusing ....freshens the air for hours and makes one actually think of homemade lemon tarts...crisp and tart and delicious....Great price for a wonderful luxurious oil.....don't forget to check out all the amazing properties of this superb oil!
Rating: This lemon oil is a delightful, intense but sweet. I'm using it for inhalation therapy in combination with clove, cinnamon, eucalyptus, and rosemary--the famous "Thieves" blend--along with the addition of small amounts of oregano, thyme and tea tree. This combination is highly germicidal. It's great to inhale, uplifting and healing. I was wheezing for months and finally realized that a couple of bookcases (from an old house) were moldy. I got rid of the books and wiped down the bookcases with the lemon oil ALONE. Between thoroughly cleaning the wood with the lemon oil and inhaling my special blend, I had a good night's sleep and for the first time in months didn't wheeze and cough when I lay down.
This wonderful lemon oil is very economical in a 16.6 oz bottle. I also felt comfortable not getting the organic. I figured that if it's from Sicily, there's a very small likelihood that it's sprayed; so why pay extra for certification? My lungs are thanking me. Oh, and the lemon oil is great for all wooden furniture as well.
One tip: Make sure you refrigerate lemon and other citrus oils; otherwise, they'll degrade.
Rating: WOW WOW WOW, THIS is the Strongest Lemon I've ever tried. It's AWESOME. A little goes a LONG way. I will try to order this forever now. :) I always buy the 5 fold and have enjoyed it but this is perfectly Fabulous.
Rating: I was so pleased with EO definitely I will buy more. I'm just glad I check the review about this oil , and I did make a right choice. Thanks NDA for wonderful products and wonderful price.
By:Rose, American Canyon, California Top ReviewerDate: Loyal Customer Since: 26-Sep-2016
Rating: I love the Sicily Lemon! It smells very citrusy and lemony, and works great as an additive to my spray bottle with vinegar to clean anything and everything around the house (kitchen, bath, laminate floors, glass, even carpets!). It is such a pleasant scent and really cuts the sharp vinegar odor.
Rating: I concur, this is the BEST lemon oil I've ever put my nose to. Outstanding. It's like bottled sunlight.
By:Mikaila, Port Ludlow, Washington Top ReviewerDate: Loyal Customer Since: 14-Aug-2013
Rating: I love NDAs Citrus Oils! This lemon is slightly less sweet then the Lemon 5 fold. It is a stronger citrus note. I don't know which one I prefer! I've made an all purpose house cleaner with this essential oil and it works great and smells amazing!
By:Sarah, Temecula, California Top ReviewerDate: Loyal Customer Since: 27-Sep-2013
Rating: This lemon is absolutely exceptional!
I also have the 5 fold and organic versions which are both very good, however this one has a depth that exceeds the others in my opinion.
A must have!
By:Harry, Oreland, Pennsylvania Top ReviewerDate: Loyal Customer Since: 20-Sep-2012
Rating: THIS IS THE BEST LEMON ESSENTIAL OIL I EVER BOUGHT!! I own ALOT of essential oils and that includes a few lemon essential oils from different companies BUT this lemon (sicily) oil from NDA is the absolute BEST! It has an extremely fresh and bright lemon scent that I didn't smell in my other lemon essential oil from a different company. I will be getting my oils from NEW DIRECTION AROMATICS from now on!
By:Dina, Turnersville, New Jersey
Date: Loyal Customer Since: 16-Apr-2013
Rating: It is a great lemon smell. I love this in hand cream and in body scrubs.
By:Rebecca, Thaxton, Virginia
Date: Loyal Customer Since: 15-Aug-2013
Rating: This lemon is absolutely intoxicating!!
It is a bit richer than the 5 fold (which is also excellent) this also lasts a little longer even without carrier oil.
Getting the bigger bottle next time
By:Harry, Oreland, Pennsylvania Top ReviewerDate: Loyal Customer Since: 20-Sep-2012
Rating: Very good scent. This one is my favorite of all lemon EO's.
By:Tom, Smithfield, Utah Top ReviewerDate: Loyal Customer Since: 27-Jul-2012
Rating: What is there to say about lemon? If you like the scent of lemons, this high quality oil will satisfy.
By:Tiffany, Morrisville, Pennsylvania Top ReviewerDate: Loyal Customer Since: 24-Dec-2012
Rating: Im in love this EO!! im getting a bigger bottle the next time i order. it smells just like fresh lemons!
By:Mariam, Hampton, Ontario Top ReviewerDate: Loyal Customer Since: 09-Nov-2005
Rating: I mix this oil with the base soap for in the kitchen. It helps with getting the smell of food off my hands and make my kitchen smell clean.
Rating: A simply fantastic oil--smells both clean and sweet. People always comment on the delicious, candy smell lingering in the air even hours after I've applied. It's very good for cleaning, too, and I use it on my yoga mat. A great essential oil and I will definitely buy again when it's all gone!
By:Kelly, North Babylon, New York Top ReviewerDate: Loyal Customer Since: 21-Jan-2012
Rating: Very nice, clean, pure lemon EO. Quite a bargain in the larger sizes!
By:Brandy, Davenport, Iowa Top ReviewerDate: Loyal Customer Since: 15-Feb-2010
Rating: For the price this is wonderful essential oil. I do prefer the nicer scent of my usual brand of organic essential oil, but this scent is almost as nice, and for the price cannot be beaten. I love it, and will stick to this one.
Rating: What is not to love about lemon essential oil? This is a true lemon smell and works great in any homemade kitchen cleaning supply closet. Brighten up your day anytime by adding it to your diffuser. It literally smells like you are peeling a fresh lemon in front of you... I kind of sound like an ad do I not? Regardless, a great product ND! Thanks!
By:Michael, Chicago, Illinois Top ReviewerDate: Loyal Customer Since: 05-Dec-2010
Rating: True pure lemon scent, great citrus smell, not too pungent.
By:Garrett, Cedar City, Utah Top ReviewerDate: Loyal Customer Since: 14-Apr-2010
Rating: Great Price and perfect for skin applications...reminds me of a glass of water with fresh lemons. NDA has a great product here. Thankyou my customers love it.
By:Robert, Crown Point, Indiana
Date: Loyal Customer Since: 06-Nov-2010
Rating: It's great. Not a strong scent at all.
By:Candice, Ocala, Florida Top ReviewerDate: Loyal Customer Since: 27-Feb-2009
Rating: Another wonderful scent! Very strong, but as mentioned, not overpowering! Smells like lemons fresh from the tree!
By:Leeann, Grand Valley, Ontario Top ReviewerDate: Loyal Customer Since: 09-Nov-2005
Rating: Lemon essential oil is a MUST have oil for everyone. My most frequent use of it is in homemade natural cleaners; the scent and cleaning power both pack a punch!
By:Melinda, Payson, Utah Top ReviewerDate: Loyal Customer Since: 25-Sep-2009
Rating: best lemon ever .........glad i bought 2
By:Damian, Bronx, New York
Date: Loyal Customer Since: 21-Jun-2010
Rating: A lovely lemon scent and not too overpowering.
By:Marilyn, Newmarket, Ontario Top ReviewerDate: Loyal Customer Since: 09-Nov-2005
Rating: great smell of course :] when my friends come over they cant help but taking a whiff at the lemon essential oil! smells so fresh and clean!
By:Chris, Yonkers, New York Top ReviewerDate: Loyal Customer Since: 13-Mar-2010
Rating: Very invigorating! I mixed very little with tea tree and white willow bark extract to make a facail acne bar and all I can say is my face is very clean:) I also grated a bar down and mixed with natural sugar to make a foaming face scrub and the scent held strong. LOVE IT ,LOVE IT ,LOVE IT!
By:Kristie, Portsmouth, New Hampshire Top ReviewerDate: Loyal Customer Since: 18-Nov-2009
Rating: I am a Realtor and a home staging specialist. I use 20 drops of lemon oil in 1 cup of water to make an inexpensive, light, room freshener spray. I mix up a spray bottle to give to our sellers to use right before buyers come to visit their homes.
By:Nancy, Hampton, Virginia
Date: Loyal Customer Since: 05-Jun-2008
Rating: One of my favorite oils! Cheery, uplifiting... smells like the real thing.
By:Clare, Waterloo, Ontario Top ReviewerDate: Loyal Customer Since: 09-Nov-2005
Rating: Fresh & invigorating. I use it in the AM when I am having trouble waking up. Great addition to any cleaning product too.
By:Kevina, San Jose, California Top ReviewerDate: Loyal Customer Since: 25-Nov-2009
Rating: This Oil is so great for everything! I use it in the whirlpool to help keep the crud out of the jets. I use it in the laundry, kitchen, it's a great SAFE solvent. My favorite use is to sprinkle it all over my clients' backs at the end of their massage- great dose of vitamin C to clear toxins, activate kidneys and adrenals.
Rating: Great smell, I put some of it in a plastic bottle and it ate through the bottle and got on everything - a nearby cup, toothbrush holder and ate them too... it definitely has the right active compounds! I think it will be great to use it in less soluble mixtures.
Rating: I am never without this oil -- it's in all my home cleaning supplies. Great lemon smell -- fresh and bright!
By:Laura, Lakeville, Massachusetts Top ReviewerDate: Loyal Customer Since: 22-Mar-2009
Rating: I recently ordered my first set of oils from New Directions Aromatics and was quite impressed. I am looking for a supplier for some blends we're selling and was impressed with the scent and consistency. My first attempt at making a blend turned out successful.
By:Cameron, St Paul, Minnesota
Date: Loyal Customer Since: 31-Jan-2009
Rating: Great smelling oil - It\'s a refreshing and invigorating scent.
Lemon oil is also a good media for adding a small amount of refined camphor to lotions. You can dissolve refined (solid) camphor in the lemon oil and then mix that with unscented lotions. It gives the soothing effect of the camphor with the great smell of lemon. It\'s also very inexpensive.
Rating: I got this oil to use for home made sugar scrubs. I brought the finished products to my family's Christmas party for the women along with orange and vanilla scented scrubs. Everyone was fighting over the lemon! It was so refreshing and sweet smelling. I got demands to make more!
Rating: This inexpensive oil is a marvel! It is affordable enough to use in cleaning products, yet high enough quality to use therapeutically.
By:Tracey, Toronto, Ontario Top ReviewerDate: Loyal Customer Since: 09-Nov-2005
Rating: This is a wonderful oil. When we were selling our newly remodeled house, we used it to clean paint off the wood (be careful it doesn't remove the varnish) and off of the kitchen counters. It cleaned so well, that I would just carry a bottle with me around the house. It took the annoying stickers off of the new windows as well. Of course, it also smells amazing so a few drops in the bathroom trash is wonderful. I used the 3.3 oz bottle so fast, that I just bought the 16 oz.
By:Channelle, Odenton, Maryland Top ReviewerDate: Loyal Customer Since: 22-Aug-2008
Rating: This EO gets even better over time. I use it in a product I carry and it is an incredible. Just like fresh cut lemons.
Rating: another really yummy scent! besides the scent, very useful around the house as well! i basically left the bottle in the laundry room because i love the cleanness of my clothes after putting a few drops of this in the washing machine.
By:Julie, Rochester, New York Top ReviewerDate: Loyal Customer Since: 03-Jun-2008
Rating: Great lemon scent, I use this mostly for home cleaning. Makes the kitchen smell super fresh.
Also great for deodorizing and cleansing the fridge, somewhere you wouldn't want harsh chemicals.
Rating: I love anything lemon scented. It's so uplifting. I've found this oil to be useful in many blends. If I want something just a little sweet, without completely changing the blend I add lemon. But it also smells so good by itself! Just like candy!
By:Gretchen, Phoenix, Arizona Top ReviewerDate: Loyal Customer Since: 05-Jul-2008
Rating: smells just like lemon. i\'m very satisfied.
By:Soo, Etobicoke, Ontario Top ReviewerDate: Loyal Customer Since: 09-Nov-2005
Rating: Pure lemon! Lovely citrus scent--I like to use it blended with French cypress and grapefruit in my kitchen soap blend.
By:Judith, Reisterstown, Maryland Top ReviewerDate: Loyal Customer Since: 26-Mar-2006
Rating: I use this lemon oil in my herbal deodorant spray mixture. It is a very clean, strong lemon scent. A few drops goes a long way. It smells nice with a bit of lavender and sage.
Rating: This is the best lemon I have ever used, fabulous quality and at a price that amazes me. I used to pay this much for the 1/2 oz size.
I put a few drops in my laundry......I have the cleanest clothes in my family .
I soak my fish or chicken in water with 2 drops of lemon before I prepare it...
I add a few drops of lemon to a cup of water in my spray bottle and the whole house smells so clean....
Lemon is a must have.
By:Sandy, Selma, North Carolina Top ReviewerDate: Loyal Customer Since: 13-Dec-2006
Rating: fantastic fresh lemon scent, great to mix with lavender barreme
Rating: I have used this in a bath salt and while when it is first applied it smells heavenly it doesn\'t appear to have a very long shelf life at least not in the bath salts. I have tried it in a couple of other products where it worked very well and the scent stayed true for a much longer time.I would recommend this product just not for that particular medium.
By:Mary, Central City, Kentucky
Date: Loyal Customer Since: 14-Jun-2007
Rating: This lemon works perfectly to diffuse any unwanted odors, like that musty room smell that occurs in cold climates when the house is all shut up for winter. Plus the uplifting nature of lemon makes it perfect as a pick-me-up in the winter months!
By:Jennifer, Portland, Maine
Date: Loyal Customer Since: 24-Dec-2006
Rating: Beautiful and sweet...very clean.
By:Robert, Manassas, Virginia Top ReviewerDate: Loyal Customer Since: 10-Jun-2007
Rating: I love this oil and would not be without an ample supply! I use it everywhere from dishwater (makes my sink, countertops, fixtures SHINE) to removing tree sap from my children's hands (takes it right off). It has a clear, refreshing, uplifting scent - what a wonderfully versatile oil!
Rating: There's definitely no mistaking the scent of this potent essential oil. The scent is clean, it's fresh, and it reminds me of a sring day in the sunshine! A basket of fresh lemons also comes to mind when I smell this particular oil. I use it in my toner with witch hazel for my oily skin and it does wonders in removing that extra oil on my face. I'm definitely a return customer for this essential oil!
By:Kim, Yonkers, New York
Date: Loyal Customer Since: 27-Feb-2007
Rating: *Salter, not a soaper*
My eyes crossed smelling this... at 3% FO for salts it's plenty!
By:Lisanne, St. Catharines, Ontario Top ReviewerDate: Loyal Customer Since: 09-Nov-2005
Rating: This Lemon essential oil has a very cheerful scent, it is specially good for energy blend massage oil!
By:Min, Brossard, Quebec Top ReviewerDate: Loyal Customer Since: 09-Nov-2005
Rating: A wonderful, fresh lemon scent. You can't help but to be happy when you smell it!! I can't get enough of it!!
By:Elizabeth, Columbia City, Indiana
Date: Loyal Customer Since: 29-Dec-2006
Rating: There is no mistaking this one as it smells exactly the same as a lemon from a tree. There are tons of uses but one of my favorites is in all kinds of cleaning because it leaves such a cheerful crisp scent behind.
By:Rachel, Roach, Missouri Top ReviewerDate: Loyal Customer Since: 07-Nov-2006
Rating: Great Lemon Essential Oil. High quality, good prices and consistent service from New Directions.
By:Trudy, Warkworth, Ontario Top ReviewerDate: Loyal Customer Since: 09-Nov-2005
Rating: This scent is very refreshing and uplifting. It smells like a real lemon.
By:Angela, Regina, Saskatchewan Top ReviewerDate: Loyal Customer Since: 09-Nov-2005
Rating: This scent is (obviously) in the class of citruses such as bergamot and mandarin. It is closer to mandarin, more lemon like, and even sweet if you ask me. This is the stereotypical lemon EO if there ever was one. The price is reasonable, especially for Canadian dollars.
By:Sherif, Scarborough, Ontario Top ReviewerDate: Loyal Customer Since: 09-Nov-2005
Rating: What a beautiful aroma and blends well without being overpowering at all. It is just so light and I can't keep enough of it around because I use it in household sprays, lotions, the list goes on and on...... Thanks again NDA - you deliver so well!!!
Rating: This is a great scent, and works great. Very fresh lemony scent, without being too sharp or bitter at all. A great buy.
By:Jennifer, Ottawa, Ontario Top ReviewerDate: Loyal Customer Since: 09-Nov-2005
Rating: Lovely lemon! So cheering and uplifting, also very useful in cleansing products. One of the brightest top notes in the colorful wheel of aromatherapy. A sure thing and must have for any aromatherapist.
By:Candice, Sarasota, Florida Top ReviewerDate: Loyal Customer Since: 29-Jan-2006
Rating: Very nice lemon oil, exactly what I expected.
By:Olga, Santa Clara, California Top ReviewerDate: Loyal Customer Since: 04-Mar-2006
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