The Benefits of Lemon Essential Oil

January 22nd, 2015

You can find Citrus limon, more commonly known as Lemon, in almost every recipe and style of food, but we bet you didn’t realize that it has a plethora of powerful healing properties, especially in the form of essential oil.

Let us help you get educated on the benefits of Lemon essential oil in this breakdown.

 

 

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Plant Part: 

Essential oil is pressed from the outer rind of the lemon.

 

Therapeutic Properties: 

• Helpful for flu, bronchitis, gastric infections and colds
• Will help prevent spread of infection
• Helps control greasy skin and boils
• Can be used to remove corns and warts when mixed with tea tree oil. Apply daily and avoid contact with surrounding tissue, as it will irritate the skin.
• Disinfectant for cleaning
• Cleansing to diffuse in the house when someone is sick
• Emotionally uplifting
• Helps defend body against infection

 

Applications:

Diffuse: 

Use in a diffuser on a regular basis to purify the air.

Cold and Flu: 

For a stellar cold and flu fighter, combine 6 drops of Lemon essential oil, 6 drops of Eucalyptus essential oil, 6 drops of Tea Tree essential oil with 1 ounce of unscented lotion or organic Jojoba oil. Rub on the chest and enjoy.

Uplifter: 

Blend Lemon essential oil with organic Jojoba oil for topical application to create an uplifting effect for your mood.

 

Blending: 

Lemon essential oil has a fresh, clean aroma, that blends well with Sandalwood and Vetiver.

 

Safety:

Can cause irritation if the oil is oxidized. Lemon is photosensitizing at 13 drops per oz or more, which can cause burning and skin damage when exposed to direct sunlight. Non-toxic, non-irritating.

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One Response

  1. p.g.bhatt says:

    Lemon is very useful for old age person also. A study conducted by us shows that old age person are more energetic by taking one mlemon in their daily diet.

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