Scientific Name: Citrus limonum
Country of Origin: Italy
Synonyms: C.limonum, cedro oil
Plant Family: Rutaceae
Plant Parts Used: Fruit/Peel
Extraction Method: Expression/Distillation
Physical Characteristics: Pale green-yellow liquid that will brown with age
Dominant Note(s): Top
Aroma: Fresh, tangy and sharp.
Main Constituents: Limonene(approx. 70%), terpines, pinenes, sabinene, myrcene, citral, linalol, geraniol, octanol, nonanol, citronellal, bergamotene, among others.
Blends With: Benzoin, Cardamom, Chamomile, Eucalyptus, Fennel, Frankincense, Ginger, Juniper, Lavender, Linden Blossom, Neroli, Rose, Sandalwood and Ylang.
Safety Precautions: Non-toxic, may cause dermal irritation or sensitization reactions – apply in moderation. PHOTOTOXIC: do not use on skin exposed to direct sunlight.