Limonene is a colourless or pale yellow liquid with a sweet lemon-like odour. It occurs naturally in many essential oils, such as lime, lemongrass, neroli, grapefruit, tangerine, oakmoss, olibanum, peppermint, rose, sage and fennel.

It is also found in lemon rind.

The following fragrance materials must be listed in QIs by law: benzyl alcohol, benzyl benzoate, benzyl salicylate, citral, citronellal, coumarin, eugenol, geraniol, hydroxycitronellal, limonene and linalool.

As a fragrance material, it is useful as a note in combination with neroli or mandarin essential oils. It occurs in many of our fresh, handmade products as a constituent of essential oils.

It is used as a fragrance in our Tisty Tosty, Sex Bomb, Honey Bee bath ballistic and Avobath ballistics.

We use it in our Blue Skies and Fluffy White Clouds Bubble Bar, The Comforter bubble bar, Amandopondo bubble bar and Ma Bar bubble bars.

In our range of haircare products, limonene occurs in DaddyO, The Blonde, Soak and Float, New, Karma Komba, Jungle, Veganese, H’Suan Wen Hua, Marilyn and King of the Mods.

In our range of shower products, Flying Fox shower gel contains limonene, as do Happy Hippy shower gel, The Olive Branch shower gel and our Sweetie Pie shower jelly.