Tart and Uplifting – Lemon Essential Oil

Fresh lemons
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I recently featured the recipe for my Lemon Poppy Seed Soap. You’ll notice one thing missing – lemon essential oil! I had all of my base oils out and went to where I keep my essential oils and was mortified to see that my lemon essential oil had faded away. (sigh)

I ended up using some alternative “lemony” essential oils for the batch – but it’s really good with real lemon. Lemon essential oil is bright, uplifting, tart and purifying. We use lemons in our food and cleaning products, tonics and medicines, beverages and desserts – and it’s just as good in soap and candles.

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Tart and Uplifting – Lemon Essential Oil originally appeared on About.com Candle & Soap Making on Saturday, March 30th, 2013 at 21:34:32.

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