Essential oil by cold expression from the outer part of the fresh peel. A terpeneless oil is also produced on a large scale (cedro oil).
A pale greeny-yellow liquid (turning brown with age), with a light, fresh, citrus scent. It blends well with lavender, neroli, ylang ylang, rose, sandalwood, olibanum, chamomile, benzoin, fennel, geranium, eucalyptus, juniper, oakmoss, lavandin, elemi, labdanum and other citrus oils.
Anti-anemic, Antimicrobial, Antirheumatic, Antisclerotic, Antiscorbutic, Antiseptic, Antispasmodic, Antitoxic, Astringent, Bactericidal, Carminative, Cicatrizant, Depurative, Diaphoretic, Diuretic, Febrigufe, Hemostatic, Hypotensive, Insecticidal, Rubefacient, Tonic, Vermifuge.
Limonene, Terpinene, Pinenes, Sabinene, Myrcene, Citral, Linalol, Geraniol, Octanol, Nonanol, Citronellal, Bergamotene.