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Lemon

  • Italy
  • Organic
  • Essential oil

Citrus limon

Commercial name: Organic Essential Oil of Lemon
Botanical name: Citrus limon
Origin: Italy
Processing method: Cold pressed from the peel.
Organic status: EU

INCI name: Citrus Limon Peel Oil
EINECS-CAS: 84929-31-7
Alternative CAS: 8008-56-8
EC: 284-515-8

Odour: Characteristic smell of lemon.
Appearance: Yellow to greenish liquid.

Relative density (20°C): 0.846 to 0.857
Refractive index (20°C): 1.473 to 1.476
Optical rotation (20°C): +57° to +75°
Flash point: 48°C (closed cup)

d-Limonene: 60% to 68%
Beta-Pinene: 10% to 16%
Gamma-Terpinene: 8% to 12%
Citral: 1.5% to 3.5%
Alpha-Pinene: 1.5% to 3%

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