Lemon Tea Tree Essential Oil
Lemon Tea Tree is a large shrub from Australia.
- Botanical Family: Myrtaceae
- Part of Plant Used: Leaves
- Method of Extraction: Steam Distillation
- Variations: Lemon Tea Tree is a relative of Tea Tree, but is very different in its aroma and application.
- Chemistry: Lemon Tea Tree is comprised of aldehydes (geranial, neral, citronellal).
- Musculoskeletal: soothes pains, tension, and spasms
- Skin: regenerative and helpful with Oily Skin, used for wound treatments
- Nervous System: improves focus and concentration, soothes feelings of anxiety and stress
- Emotional: centering and uplifting relieving excessive worry and fear.
- Scent Profile: Top note with an herbaceous lemon aroma
- Longevity: The aroma of Lemon Tea Tree can last up to 100 hours.
- Fragrance Classification: Herbaceous, Citrus
- Blends well with: Black Pepper, Cedarwood, Cypress, Eucalyptus, Fragonia, Ginger, Geranium Bourbon, Juniper Berry, Kunzea, Lemon, Lemongrass, Niaouli, Palmarosa, Patchouli, Rosalina, Rosemary ct cineole, Sandalwood, Tea Tree
- Potential drug interaction may occur if using drugs metabolized by CYP2B6.
- Avoid use in children and infants under age 2.
- Avoid using on hypersensitive/diseased/damaged skin.
Products Using Lemon Tea Tree Essential Oil
- Arctander, Steffen. Perfume and Flavor Materials of Natural Origin. A Pathfinder Book Reprint Edition, 2017.
- “Flavor, Fragrance, Food and Cosmetics Ingredients Information.” The Good Scents Company, The Good Scents Company (TGSC), 2019, www.thegoodscentscompany.com/.
- Shutes, Jade and New York Institute of Aromatic Studies. "Foundations of Aromatherapy" and "Aromatic Scholars" Aromatherapy Certification Programs and Course Materials. 2017-2019.
- Tisserand, Robert, et al. Essential Oil Safety: a Guide for Health Care Professionals. 2nd ed., Churchill Livingstone/Elsevier, 2014.