Lemon essential oil, certified organic

NZ $10.30


Certified Organic Essential Oils, Essential Oils: J - O


Lemon essential oil, certified organic


Citrus limomum


Certified organic, BioGro


Pale yellow


Clean, citrus, sugary, with a bit of spice

Plant part used


Extraction method

Steam distillation






Oil and alcohol

Usage rate

Skincare : 0.1 - 1%
Soapmaking: 1 - 3 %



Blends well with

Benzoin, chamomile, elemi, eucalyptus, fennel, geranium, juniper, lavender, neroli, oakmoss, olibanum, rose, sandalwood, ylang ylang, and other citrus oils



Palm oil


Animal tested




Common uses

Aromatherapy: Lemon essential oil is often used in aromatherapy to uplift mood, promote relaxation, and reduce stress and anxiety. Its refreshing citrus scent can help create a calming and positive environment.

Air freshener: Lemon essential oil can be added to homemade cleaning solutions or diffused to naturally freshen the air in your home. Its clean and invigorating aroma can help eliminate odours and create a pleasant atmosphere.

Household cleaning: Lemon essential oil is a popular ingredient in DIY cleaning products. It can help disinfect surfaces and leave a fresh scent behind.

Insect repellent: The scent of lemon essential oil is known to repel insects and pests. You can mix it with water or carrier oil and apply it to your skin or use it in a diffuser to deter insects.

Mood enhancement: The aroma of lemon essential oil is believed to have mood-enhancing properties. It may help improve focus, concentration, and cognitive function, making it useful for tasks that require mental clarity.

Laundry freshener: Adding a few drops of lemon essential oil to your laundry can help eliminate odours and impart a fresh scent to your clothes and linens.

Stress relief: The pleasant aroma of lemon essential oil is often used to alleviate stress and promote relaxation. Diffusing the oil or adding it to a warm bath can help create a soothing atmosphere.

Safety data: Very potent and not to be used on sensitive skin. Avoid use during pregnancy.

Packaging - See our blog on our commitment to sustainable packaging.
Our essential oils come in amber glass bottles with dripulator caps:
5ml and 20ml with an 18 neck dripulator cap, either white or black, depending on stock availability.
30ml, 50ml, 100ml, 250ml, with a 28 neck white dripulator cap (except for oils that are too thick for a dripulator, which have a black open pour cap).
500g and 1kg options come in an aluminium bottle; 5L comes in a plastic jerrycan.
If you need precise drops for your products we suggest you buy our 5ml or 20ml dropper bottles and transfer the oils or buy our disposable or glass pipettes

Important note: The information provided is for educational purposes only. It is not considered complete and is not guaranteed to be accurate.

General safety information: Do not take any oils internally.
Do not apply undiluted essential oils, absolutes, CO2s or other concentrated essences onto the skin.
Essential oils should be avoided in pregnancy due to their possible skin sensitising effects.
If you are pregnant, epileptic, have liver damage, have cancer, or have any other medical problem, use oils only under the proper guidance of a qualified aromatherapy practitioner.
Use extreme caution when using oils with children and give children only the gentlest oils at extremely low doses.
It is safest to consult a qualified aromatherapy practitioner before using oils with children.
A skin patch test should be conducted prior to using an oil that you've never used before.


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