Lemon essential oil – Citrus limon – uses

Lemon essential oil is obtained through mechanical pressing or steam distillation from the rind of ripe lemon fruit – Citrus limon (L.) Burm. fil. (family rutaceous – Rutaceae). Origin of the plant South-East China, where it has been cultivated since...

Oregano essential oil – Origanum vulgare uses

Oregano essential oil (Origanum Vulgare) is obtained through steam distillation from fresh or dried flowering plants of common oregano – Origanum vulgare L. (family clearing – Lamiaceae). Origin of the plant Southern Europe, the Mediterranean. Distribution...

Ylang ylang essential oil uses

Ylang ylang essential oil is obtained through steam distillation from large yellow flowers of an evergreen tropical tree of a kananga of fragrant (ylang-ylang) – Cananga odorata (Lam.) Hook. (Annonaceae family – Annonaceae). Origin of the plant: Philippine...