Note:  Do not rely on this information. It is very old.

Lemon Essenceof

Lemon, Essence of, is obtained from the rind of lemons, either by pressure or by distillation with water. It consists chiefly of a hydrocarbon of the same composition as oil of turpentine. It possesses an agreeable odour, and is used sometimes for imparting this odour to ointments, medicines, etc.