Lemon Juice

Citrus limonum – expressed from the fresh pulp of the lemon. Highly acidic, it is mainly used in cosmetics as a tonic for its invigorating and refreshing qualities. Traditional remedies include its use to treat rough elbows, dandruff and oily skin, to lighten freckles and sunspots, exfoliate skin and promote shiny hair. Its high acidity can cause skin irritation. See Alpha Hydroxy Acids.

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