Photo Lemon :: fragrance ingredients

Lemon is a popular ingredient in many fragrances, known for its fresh, citrusy scent that is often associated with cleanliness and vitality. Historically, Lemon has been used in fragrances for centuries. It was a popular choice in ancient Rome and Greece for its aromatic properties and was often used in baths and laundry for its pleasant, clean scent. In modern fragrances Lemon is often used as a top note, providing an initial burst of freshness upon application.

Natural or Synthetic?
Lemon is used both naturally and synthetically. Natural lemon oil, extracted from the rind, has a zesty aroma. Synthetics like limonene and citral replicate this scent, offering consistency and cost-effectiveness.

Fragrance Families Lemon Most Commonly Found In

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Some Statistics on Lemon

Note distribution of lemon across all fragrances

Percentage of fragrances in our database (1651 Fragrances) that contain lemon