is obtained by mechanical pressing of lemon peel. It is an essential oil. The lemon has its origin in China and got over Persia to Greek and Europe. Of today the main cultivation areas are Greek, Spain and Italy, as the plant grows perfectly on stony ground with strong sunshine. The lemon tree can reach a height of 15 meters and has gray twigs with thorns and oval leaves. The blossoms of the tree are white or pink. The harvest of ripe lemons is from july to november.