Common names: Lemon


Essential components: Limonene

Properties: Antibacterial, Antiviral


Summary: Lemon is a multifaceted herb that is commonly used in powerful cleaning products because of an antibacterial molecule called limonene. This fruit is abundant in Vitamin C, which is known to prevent and kill various strains of virus’ and provide effective astringent effects on the body. 

Uses: Essential oil, Water Purification, Herbal Tea

Precautions: Dilute lemon oil with a carrier oil because it can cause skin irritation, especially if the area is susceptible to prolonged sun exposure.