Citrus limonum, ext.
Citrus limonium peel extract
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EC No. 284-515-8
CAS No. 84929-31-7
Lemon oil is perhaps one of the easier to recognise scents within aromatherapy with its distinct citrusy smell, which is characteristic of its high limonene content (between 60 and 80%).
Today, the vast majority of lemon oil is produced in Italy. However, there are also some large scale manufacturers of citrus oils, which includes lemon oil, in other countries such as Mexico.
Most citrus essential oils are already quite important in the perfume, food and beverage industries, but they are also seeing more use in aromatherapy and as medicinal agents.
The product is supplied in 1kg aluminium containers, 5kg and 25kg HDPE containers and 180kg metal containers.
This ingredient is produced for Khush Ingredients in Italy. Main harvest periods are highlighted in green:
36 months when stored within advised conditions, re-test every 12 months thereafter for a possible 24 months.
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