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Lemon Tea Tree Essential Oil

Lemon Tea Tree Essential Oil

Botanical Name

Leptospermum petersonii

Common Method of Extraction

Steam Distilled

Plant Part Typically Used

Leaves

Color

Clear with a Tinge of Yellow

Consistency

Thin

Perfumery Note

Top

Strength of Initial Aroma

Medium - Strong

Aromatic Description

Lemony, citrusy, bitter.

Lemon Tea Tree Essential Oil Uses

Limited information available.

Major Constituents

Geranial
Neral
a-Pinene
Citronellal
Geraniol
Isopulegol
Linalool
Spathulenol

[J.J. Brophy, R.J. Goldsack, A. Punruckvong, et al. Leaf Essential Oils of the Genus Leptospermum (Myrtaceae) in Eastern Australia. Part 7. Leptospermum petersonii, L. liversidgei and Allies. (Flavour & Fragrance Journal 15, 2000), 342-351. Source cited in Robert Tisserand and Rodney Young, Essential Oil Safety (Second Edition. United Kingdom: Churchill Livingstone Elsevier, 2014), 446.]

Safety Information

Tisserand and Young caution that a drug interaction may occur if using drugs metabolized by CYP2B6 and that there is a risk of teratogenicity. They precaution against topical use in children and infants under age 2 and for those with hypersensitive/diseased/damaged skin. They recommend a dermal maximum of 0.8%. Reading Tisserand and Young's full profile is recommended. [Robert Tisserand and Rodney Young, Essential Oil Safety (Second Edition. United Kingdom: Churchill Livingstone Elsevier, 2014), 446-447.]

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