Lemon Essential Oil has been tested and has many properties. Its antimicrobial, an antiseptic, antibacterial, has antiviral properties and its a disinfectant. This essential oil has been used for medicinal purposes since 800BC. Its effective for the skin and an active ingredient in the TABI Beanspray Essential Cleanser. Many military personnel have used it for scurvy, eczema, razor bumps, acne, scores, toner and fighting off flu symptoms.