Lemon oil is the volatile oil expressed from fresh peel of Citrus limonum. The constituents are 90% of limonene, terpinene, phellandrene, and pinene. Other constituents include citral, citronellal, geranyl acetate, and sesquiterpenes.
Oil of Lemon
Flavor agent for medicaments, liqueurs, pastry, foods, beverages
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