Lemon Oil Benefits
Lemons and lemon essential oil have been used in Ayurvedic medicine to treat a wide spectrum of health conditions for at least 1,000 years. Citrus plants are the main sources of benefit-rich essential oils because of their many uses in food and medicine. And lemon oil is one of the most popular citrus essential oils because of its versatility and powerful antioxidant properties. The health benefits of lemon essential oil have been well established scientifically. Lemon is best known for its ability to cleanse toxins from the body and it’s widely used to stimulate lymphatic drainage, rejuvenate energy, purify skin, and fight bacteria and fungi.
Lemon oil is indeed one of the most “essential” oils to have on hand, as it can be used for so many purposes, from a natural teeth whitener, household cleaner, and laundry freshener, to a mood booster and nausea reliever. You are covering a lot of ground with this one bottle of essential oils! Lemon oil not only lightens the mood and improves concentration, but is also stimulating and calming simultaneously. It can also be used to help with fever, infections, asthma, skin disorders, hair conditions and tiredness to name a few benefits. It has anti-infection, astringent, detoxifying, antiseptic, disinfectant and antifungal properties. Lemon oil works in many areas of your life from household cleaning to supporting brain energy and freshening the air.
Lemon essential oil benefits your skin by reducing acne, nourishing damaged skin and hydrating the skin. Lemon oil is able to reduce cell and tissue damage in the skin that’s caused by free radicals. This is due to lemon oil’s strong antioxidant activity and anti-aging effects.
Lemon essential oil is also effective against skin issues like blisters, insect bites, greasy and oily conditions, cuts, wounds, cellulite, rosacea, and viral infections of the skin like cold sores and warts. This is because of lemon oil’s antimicrobial compounds that work to treat dermatological conditions naturally.
Helps Purify the Body
Lemon oil has a purifying, cleansing and protective effect on the body. It helps to defend the body against harmful pathogens and promotes detoxification through the blood and liver. Lemon oil also stimulates lymphatic drainage, which helps the body to cleanse itself of wastes and toxins.
Add two drops to 8 ounces of water for a gentle, natural body cleansing in the morning of your liver, kidneys, and digestive system. Also, add lemon oil to public water to help the kill germs.
Dilute 4-6 drops in water for aroma diffuser.
How to use Lemon Essential Oil:
For external use only. Do not use in pregnancy. Keep out of eyes and ears. Keep out of reach of children. If contact occurs, rinse well with clean water.