Synonyms: Aloysia triphylla, Lippia citriodora, Verbena triphylla.
Cultivation: USDA and EcoCert organic cultivation in Morocco
Composition: 100% Lemon Verbena essential oil, certified organic by USDA and EcoCert
Extraction: Water-steam distillation of Lemon Verbena leaves
Active Constituents: Monotepenes, aldehydes, and esters: limonene, geranial, neral
Viscosity: Medium viscosity, thickens with age
About: Lemon Verbena essential oil has a delightful sweet, lemony aroma that is used in many high-end perfumes and colognes. A drop of Lemon Verbena can brighten any personalized blend or homemade body care product. This essential oil is moderately sensitizing to the skin and so should always be used diluted.
Common Uses: Lemon Verbena may be added to soaps, perfumes, lotions, colognes, body sprays, room mists, diffusers, baths, soaking salts, body oils and smelling salts. The use of this bright and energizing oil may promote mental clarity and a balanced mood.
Blending Recommendations: Lemon Verbena blends beautifully with many essential oils. The oil is powerful; only a few drops are needed to influence the aroma of a formulation.
Bergamot, Clary Sage, Cypress, Frankincense, Geranium Rose, Grapefruit, Jasmine, Lavender, Lemon, Lemon Balm, Lemongrass, Lime, Myrrh, Neroli, Sweet Orange, Patchouli, Peppermint, Rose Otto, Rosemary (all varieties), Sandalwood, Vanilla, Vetiver, Ylang Ylang.
Safety Information: Lemon Verbena is moderately sensitizing to the skin and so should not be applied to hypersensitive skin. Do not use with young children.
Maximum adult dilution: 1%; 6 drops per ounce.
This essential oil has mild photosensitizing effect and should not be applied to exposed skin up to 4 hours before direct sun exposure.
Lemon Verbena has a diverse chemistry composed of monoterpenes, aldehydes, and esters.
Shelf Life: 2 years in proper conditions before quality declines.
Storage: Store with the cap firmly closed, standing upright, out of direct heat and sunlight.
Notes: Non-GMO, No pesticides, No insecticides, No additives, Gluten free, Vegan, Cruelty free, No carrier oil added