Lemon Essential Oil

Lemon Essential Oil
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Lemon Essential Oil

Lemon Essential oil is one of the most commonly used essential oils in aromatherapy and natural cleaning products. Lemon essential oil is cold pressed using the nutrient dense peel from the fruit of citrus limon plant. This is a process that essentially presses the peel while rotating it until the oil is released from the peel. Lemon essential oil’s light refreshing scent and natural degreasing properties make it a must have addition to your collection.

As one of the nation's largest suppliers of lemon essential oil, we have the expertise to ensure all oils are 100% pure using up to date GC testing.  This ensures all material meets the highest standards. 




Lemon Oil 

Lemon Oils have been popular throughout history dating back to millennial old Ayurvedic medicine. Hundreds of years ago the petite lemon tree was brought on ships by sailors to prevent scurvy and relieve conditions caused by bacterial infections. Today Lemon Essential Oil is found in many cleaning products and is also used for a variety of reasons ranging from anxiety to skincare and more!  Please note that research on the health benefits of aromatherapy is limited and lemon oil is no different. There is some evidence of its benefits which make it a popular choice for many people seeking healthy, natural alternatives. Keep in mind that lemon essential oil can be irritating to the skin, and it is recommended that you do not apply it directly to skin unless mixed with a carrier such as fractionated coconut oil. Lemon essential oil and other citrus oils can cause photosensitivity if used before sun exposure. To prevent any negative reaction, limit the use of photosensitive oils to your bedtime routine, or if you must apply during the day apply only to areas that will be covered by a densely woven material. 


Lemon Essential Oil Benefits

Though we do not recommend that you ingest essential oils you can try a number of additional ways to harness the benefits of Lemon Essential oil. Diffusing lemon oil will release a clean fresh scent that may aid with relieving stress and anxiety.  Many of our customers find lemon essential oil to be one of our most calming oils and have compared diffusing it to the soothing effects of drinking tea with fresh lemon. 

Studies have shown that plants with a high citrus content like lemon have high levels of inflammation-fighting antioxidants. Many cosmetic companies put lemon essential oil into their products because they believe that it clears skin and helps reduce inflammation. There have not been many long-term studies on lemon essential oil and the FDA has not issued any final rulings on the claims that can be made when adding this oil to your finished product. Any claims surrounding products containing Lemon Essential Oil have not been evaluated by the FDA and consequently claims that Lemon Essential Oil can treat or cure various ailments can not be made.  

Lemon essential oil benefits and uses

Lemon Essential Oil Uses

Lemon essential oil has powerful cleaning properties because of its natural antimicrobial agents limonene and b-pinene. The next time you need a safe strong cleaning agent, try this natural recipe using the power of lemon essential oil.

40 drops Lemon Essential Oil

20 drops Tea Tree Oil

16oz distilled water

“Splash” of vinegar

*Shake well before using


For a burst of freshness in your laundry, you can add a few drops of Lemon Essential Oil to your wash water. Wash clothes as normal and rinse well. DO NOT PUT IN DRYER!  Line dry any clothes washed in this manner to avoid any fire hazard. (Caution - oil may stain some fabrics) You can also use Lemon Essential Oil in the garage to create a powerful hand degreaser by simply adding a drop of Lemon Essential Oil to your soap while washing your hands. You can feel comfortable making Bulk Apothecary your number one Lemon Essential Oil Supplier because it is one of the top selling oils that we cary!  One of the reasons for this is that all of our oils are 100% pure and GC tested to ensure quality. We source all of our products from ethical producers around the world and only procure material that meets stringent standards.


Today millions of people will diffuse lemon essential oil in their homes. A study on how lemon essential oil provides calming effects on mice may provide reasons why millions of people choose to diffuse it regularly.




Lemon Essential Oil Specs:

Botanical Name: Citrus limonum

Plant Part: Fruit Peel

Extraction Method: Cold Pressed

Origin: USA

Consistency: Thin

Note: Top

Strength of Aroma: Strong

Aromatic Scent: Lemon Essential Oil has a strong citrus scent.

Cautions: Lemon Essential Oil is non-toxic, but may cause skin irritation in some. Lemon is also photo-toxic and should be avoided prior to exposure to direct sunlight. Avoid during pregnancy.

Disclaimer: The information provided is general and should not be taken as medical advice. Neither Bulk Apothecary or associated business entities guarantee the accuracy of the information. Please consult your doctor, especially if being used during pregnancy, before using this product. You are also encouraged to test the product to ensure that it meets your needs, before using for mass production.


93 Reviews

  • 5
    True Lemon

    Posted by taylormade goodness on 5th Oct 2017

    I had originally purchased .5 oz, then bought the 2 oz, now will buy the 16 oz. It is a number one seller for the items I sell that are natural and organic. The smell makes you think you could eat the soap, lotion, scrub or whatever you use it in. The color is yellow. I had bought a lemon essential oil from a local craft store and it was clear and had to use a lot more to get a good lemon scent. Bulkapothecary has great products.

  • 5

    Posted by Tammy Sparrow on 26th Jul 2017

    This oil is perfect for my bath bombs! Will definitely be purchasing more, thanks for such an awesome product.

  • 5
    Just as good

    Posted by Kearra Bradshaw on 13th Jun 2017

    I love this oil for cleaning! I've bought the do Terra brand and I honestly see no difference other than the affordable price! Its so nice to be able to buy lots of oils and not spend my whole bank account!

  • 5
    Best Lemon EO

    Posted by diane on 17th May 2017

    I have tried several Lemon EO's and this is by far my favorite and the most affordable.

  • 5
    Amazing Scent!

    Posted by Unknown on 28th Apr 2017

    Very impressed with this lemon oil. Not only is it offered at a great price but the scent is dead on! Exactly what I was hoping for. Very fresh.

  • 5
    Very Pleased

    Posted by Sharon on 24th Apr 2017

    As always the pricing, shipping, packaging, etc. from Bulk Apothecary is second to none! I received my order in just a few days after ordering.

    The lemon oil is excellent. The fragrance is really nice and I am find many uses for it other than just diffusing it. For example, a drop in the bottom of the garbage works wonders. I bought the 2 oz. bottle but now wish I had ordered the 16 oz. size because I will be using a lot of the lemon oil. I am very pleased with the quality and certainly will be buying it again.

  • 5
    Lemon oil

    Posted by Unknown on 17th Apr 2017

    I really enjoy using this oil, it has a great natural lemon scent, not too strong.

  • 5
    I love this Lemon Oil

    Posted by Diane Minear on 11th Apr 2017

    Really good product. Love the scent.

  • 5

    Posted by Victoria A Banaszak on 17th Feb 2017

    The scent is heavenly! I can't wait to make more lotion.