Lemon

            Citrus limon

            Citrus limon

Lemon is a powerful cleansing agent that purifies the air and surfaces, and can be used as a non-toxic cleaner throughout the home. When added to water, Lemon provides a refreshing and healthy boost throughout the day. Lemon is frequently added to food to enhance the flavor of desserts and main dishes. Taken internally, Lemon provides cleansing and digestive benefits and supports healthy respiratory function.

Aromatic Description: clean, fresh, citrus, bright

Benefits/Uses:

  • Support healthy respiratory function, allergies, cold, flu, and fevers
  • Cleans and purifies the air and surfaces
  • Useful in treating asthma
  • Treats insomnia
  • Hair care for strong, shiny hair
  • Promotes a positive mood
  • Flushes out the liver and kidneys, kidney stones
  • Aids in digestion
  • Boost immune system
  • Cleanses the blood stream, balances pH levels
  • Decreases wrinkles and blemishes
  • Relieve tooth pain, ache, bad breath
  • Cure throat infections
  • Excellent for weight loss
  • Water purification
  • Calms stomach and relieves nausea
  • Improves face complexion, and reduces acne
  • Spiritual awareness in meditation
  • Increases concentration and alertness

Blends well with:

  • Tangerine, Lime, Grapefruit, Wild Orange, Rosemary, Tea Tree

Hacks:

  • Use a cloth soaked in Lemon oil to preserve and protect your leather furniture and other leather surfaces or garments.
  • Diffuse to create an uplifting environment
  • Whiten teeth by mixing lemon essential oil, baking soda, and coconut oil and rub on your teeth for 2 minutes, and rinse
  • Take grease off your hands by mixing a few drops of lemon essential oil with your hand soap.
  • Promote weight loss by putting 2 drops of lemon EO in your water 3X daily to speed up your metabolism.
  • For spring boost, or mood boost, diffuse lemon EO to freshen the house, lift mood and fight depression
  • Make insect repellent by mixing Lemon EO, Peppermint EO, and Eucalyptus EO to repel ants and other insects
  • Sooth a sore or scratchy throat by adding drops of Lemon EO to hot water and honey
  • Keep cut apples and avocados fresh by adding a few drops of Lemon EO
  • For allergies, you can inhale Lemon EO from a diffuser, or combine 3 drops of Lemon, Lavender, and Peppermint EO to the bottom of feet, behind ears, and neck every day
  • Brighten skin by adding Lemon oil to your facial cleanser to help remove dead skin cells and create fresh clear complexion