Part of the plant: Fruit

Origin: Italy - Spain - Morocco


A great source of vitamin C, lemon is the best anti-fatigue and invigorating ally. Its astringent and antibacterial properties act on sebum regulation in order to tighten skin pores, while its high antioxidant power helps to delay the appearance of wrinkles. Lemon is a key ingredient in Mediterranean beauty recipes.


In Antiquity, Greeks and Romans already knew the therapeutic virtues of lemon. Combined with olive oil or sweet almond oil, it was used in traditional Mediterranean medicine to combat eczema. Initially, lemons were green, with the yellow variety actually being a cross between a citron and a bitter orange.
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