The lemon, Citrus limon, is a species of small evergreen tree in the flowering plant family Rutaceae, native to South Asia, primarily North eastern India. Essential oil is mechanically expressed from the peel and zest.
Lemon Essential Oil CAS 84929-31-7
“Next to sweet orange oil, the oil of lemon peel is the most important citrus oil. It is produced by expression (by hand or machine) of the ripe lemon peel after the juice has been removed from the fruit (machine pressing or sponge pressing of the peel),