Lemon Essential Oil
Lemon Essential Oil is best known for it’s ability to cleanse the body of toxins, and is widely used to stimulate lymph drainage, to rejuvenate energy, purify skin and act as a bug repellent. Studies have shown that Lemon Oil may actually be the most powerful anti-microbial agent of all the essential oils, and that aromatherapy with lemon essential oil may improve neurological activity and in turn promote the breakdown of body fat.
Lemon oil is one of the must have essential oils to have on hand, and can be used as teeth whitener, laundry freshener, cellulite cream, face wash and household cleaner. Ayurvedic medicine has been using both lemons and lemon essential oil to treat a wide spectrum of health conditions for at least 1,000 years, and the health benefits of lemon essential oil have been well established scientifically and new benefits are being discovered all the time.
The Top Lemon Oil Benefits:
Cleansing and purification of the body
A remedy for bad breath
Remedy for abdominal colic pain
Calms stomach and relieves nausea
Nourishes the skin
Promotes Weight loss
Lemon and lemon essential oil are also used to decrease cholesterol deposition in the blood vessels and may prevent heart disease!
Botanical Name: Citrus limon
Plant Part Used: Fruit Peel
Processing Method: Cold Pressed
Description / Color / Consistency: A thin, colorless to greenish yellow liquid.
Aromatic Summary / Note / Strength of Aroma: A top note with a strong aroma, it has a strong bright lemony scent.
Blends With: Bergamot, Lime, Orange and Mandarin.
Cautions: Possible skin sensitivity. Keep out of reach of children. If you are pregnant, nursing, or under a doctor’s care, consult your physician. Avoid contact with eyes, inner ears, and sensitive areas. As with all essential oils dilute with a carrier oil prior to applying to the skin, and test in a small area first to be sure there is no skin irritation.
This statement has not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.
The International Federation of Aromatherapists does not recommend that any Essential Oils be taken internally unless under the supervision of a Medical Doctor who is also qualified in clinical Aromatherapy. All cautions listed for individual oils do not include those cautions from ingestion.