Citrus Oils are photosensitizers...


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Posted by txilar on June 22, 2002 at 16:34:13:

In reply to: re: terps again posted by Missy on June 21, 2002 at 21:12:11:

So do be careful. As the name suggests, this is found in lemon and
other assorted citrus oils. Remember though that essential oils are
chemcical compounds. When you deal with an extracted pure form like
this it is very different than just using the essential oil. D-
Limonene is, like most terpines found in citrus fruits, used as an
industrail cleanser. It other words, it is POTENT, much more so than
just using lemon oil. Here's the MSDS in case you didn't find it. It
lists is as a mild skin irritant.
peace,
txilar

: The name is d-Limonene and it is a terpene. I can't find the msds
: right now but the name on it was the that Catherine posted. Terpine
: Hydor.... Whatever.
:
: I'll try to find the sheet on it later. I am in the middle of
: cleaning my soap making stuff and evreything got shuffled.
:
: Missy

 


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