CITRUS

Type
Natural raw material
Parts used
Fruit rind
Extraction method
Cold expression

A tangy scent referring to lemon juice; rough note.

Zesty and sour yet ever-refreshing: lemon is a note that packs a punch. Typically used as a tangy top note, lemon brings a vibrant, cheerful quality to accords (most notably in eau de cologne). A bright scent—trapping sweet, sparkling sunshine in a bottle.

Production

Lemon essence is predominantly crafted in California, Argentina, Sicily, Brazil and Spain. Its essence is procured through cold expression of the peel, while the juice of the fruit is used to produce citric acid for food products.
Origin
Argentina, brazil, spain, italy
Iconic perfume
Guerlain
EAU DE COLOGNE IMPÉRIALE

Dedicated in 1853 to the Empress Eugenie to treat migraines, L'Eau de Cologne Impériale allows Guerlain to become "Perfumer to His Majesty". Its fresh citrus notes of lemon and bergamot accompany the floral heart of petitgrain and neroli, for a light formula that remains unchanged.

Guerlain | Les Eaux Fraîches

EAU DE COLOGNE IMPÉRIALE

CITRUS

History

The lemon bush is native to the Far East and first arrived in the Mediterranean region during the Crusades.

Did you know

The zest of 1200 lemons needs to be cold expressed in order to produce just 1 kg of essential oil. The leaves and small branches are distilled to yield lemon petitgrain essence.
Tonic, astringent and antiseptic, lemon essential oil can purify water, sooth insect bites and tension headaches. It also stimulates the digestive system and helps eliminate cellulite and smooths wrinkles. Lemon juice is used as an effective prevention against scurvy.

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CITRUS
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CITRUS / GREEN
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Hermès | Les Colognes

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The Merchant of Venice | Museum Collection

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Le Labo

CITRON 28

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LEATHER / CITRUS
Atelier Cologne

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Carner Barcelona | Summer Journey Collection

SAL Y LIMÓN

CITRUS / GREEN
CITRUS / GREEN
Nesti Dante | Nesti Dante

Nº5 LIMONUM ZAGARA

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L'Orchestre Parfum

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CITRUS
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Hildegard Braukmann

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