Citrus x paradisi
Main aromatic molecules: Monoterpenes (limonene).
Productive organs: Zest (fruit pericarp).
Yield: 2.5 kg of essence per 100 kg of peel.
Equivalence: 1 ml → 36 drops (dosage calculated for a
European Pharmacopoeia calibrated dropper).
Extracts from the book ’Aromatherapia – All about essential oils’, by Isabelle Pacchioni, watercolors by Patrick MORIN, Aroma Thera Editions . Extracts from the book ’41 essential oils essential for treating yourself differently’ and ’48 essential oils which every home needs to be healthy’ by Isabelle Delaleu and Isabelle Pacchioni, Publications of the Mandadori France group. Botanical illustrations by Agathe Haevermans.
The properties, benefits and method of use are given for information; they cannot in any case constitute or replace medical information that only health professionals can provide. For any use of essential oils for therapeutic purposes, please consult your GP or pharmacist.