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Lemon Oil

Also Known As : Lemon essential oil, Liquid sunshine, Cedro oil
Technical Name : Citrus limon


Taste Profile

It has a citrusy flavour.

Usage Tips

  1. Lemon oil can be drizzled over grilled fish, shrimp, asparagus or zucchini.
  2. It can be used for marinades.
  3. It can be used on fresh gait cheese salad as well.
  4. It can also be used in artificial lemon drinks.

Common names and forms

  1. Essential Lemon oil
  2. Lemon Peel Oil


Lemon oil is an essential oil which is obtained from the rind of lemons. It is a fragrant yellow oil which is used in perfumes and foods as a flavouring agent. It has a sharp, fresh smell and is pale greenish-yellow in colour. Lemon oil is native to India.

Health benefits

  • Lemon oil helps to detoxify and rejuvenate sagging or tired-looking skin.(1)
  • It is very effective in removing exhaustion, nervousness, anxiety and mental fatigue.(1)
  • It also helps to boost immune system.(1)
  • Lemon oil is effective to control asthma by promoting good air flow and steady breathing.(1)
  • It can be used to treat digestive issues such as cramps, acidity, upset stomach and indigestion.(1)

Selection Guide

Look for organic lemon oil. Cold pressed lemon oils become toxic when exposed to light, hence should be avoided.


Lemon oil may cause allergic reactions to those who have sensitive skin. Lemon oil may cause skin burns if used before or during sun bath.(2)

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