The lemon tree is a very popular tree in India and China and is an evergreen tree. The plant bears fruits which are citrus and it belongs to the citrus family. The aroma and fragrance of the oil is slightly tangy and sour. The lemon is extracted for obtaining hydrosol, which is used in medicine making and adding fragrance. Food and preservative industries use it for flavoring food and confectioneries.
Cypress, geranium, roman chamomile, ylang ylang
The lemon hydrosol is used in aromatherapy for uplifting mood and uplifting from depression. The pleasant and citrus aroma of the oil gives different energy and happy environment for the human mood. It is also used in disinfectant which keeps flies, bacteria and insects away from the place. Some of the Ayurvedic medicines has its components as a composition.
|Country of Origin||Italy|
|Color & Odor||Pale yellow to yellow liquid with Characteristic lemon rind odor|
|Solubility||Soluble in alcohol and oils. Insoluble in water|
|Optical Rotation||+60 â€“ +70 @ 20Â°C|
|Extraction Method||Steam distillation|