Limonene, Lemon Extract, D-Limonene

Limonene (or D-limonene) is an oil extracted from lemon peels and other citrus fruits. It is known to be anti-carcinogenic and liver protector. It has antiseptic, antioxidant, astringent, deodorizing and bacteriostatic properties, as well as anti-dandruff and anti-greasy action for skin and hair.


  • Origin Plant Based
  • Source Fruits, Oranges, Lemons, Limes, Citrus Fruits
  • Type Phytochemicals, Nootropic

Cardiovascular Health

The cardiovascular system is responsible for blood circulation, which has the function of transporting nutrients and oxygen throughout the body. It consists of the heart and blood vessels. Cardiovascular diseases are caused by changes in the blood lipid profile, high blood pressure, diabetes, heart failure, genetic predisposition, overweight, stress, and others. The compounds that help cardiovascular health are those that normalize risk factors, such as cholesterol.
  • Blood Pressure

    Blood pressure is the pressure of circulating blood against the walls of blood vessels which results from the heart pumping blood through the circulatory system. Like most aspects of the organism, this too needs to stay at a healthy range, for the circulation of oxygen and nutrients throughout the body.
  • Age Range Adults (20-59), Seniors (>60)
  • Toxicity There is no evidence of toxicity until now
  • Side effects Skin Rashes, Irritation
  • Warnings Pregnancy

Why be Careful

Limonene is considered safe with little risk of side effects. However, atention is needed when handling its oil, applyng it directly to the skin may cause irritation. There is not enough evidence to determine if limonene supplements are safe for pregnant or breastfeeding women, so a doctors prescription is rocommended.


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