Lemon oil is stimulating while it is calming. It has anti-infection, astringent, detoxifying, antiseptic, disinfectant, and anti-fungal properties. Lemon oil blends well with other oils including lavender oil, rose oil, sandalwood oil, peppermint oil, geranium oil, and tea tree oil.
Put Lemon Oil to work for:
Stomach illnesses: Lemon oil is carminative, it works to support various stomach problems, including indigestion, acidity, upset stomach, and cramps. Add three drops of lemon oil to water to help reduce heartburn and acid indigestion.
Organ Cleanser: Add two drops to 8 ounces of water first thing in the morning for a gentle, natural cleansing of your liver, kidneys, and digestive system.
Concentration: Lemon oil helps increase concentration and alertness. Diffuse in the office or while your children are doing homework to stay focused and on task. It is great for energy and mind clarity: You can also rub the lemon oil on your hands and inhale for a quick pick-me-up!
Immune system: Lemon oil has high vitamin content which makes it a potent immune booster. It stimulates white blood cells increasing your ability to fight off disease. Lemon oil also improves circulation throughout the body.
Soothe a sore throat: Add lemon essential oil to hot water and honey to soothe a sore and scratchy throat.
Soften calluses, corns, and bunions: Apply lemon essential oil consistently to your hardened skin conditions. The lemon oil will soften the skin.
Skin Care: Lemon oil is astringent and detoxifying in nature and its antiseptic properties help in treating pimples and various skin disorders. Lemon also reduces excessive oil on the skin.
Skin Brightener: Add lemon oil to your facial cleanser to help remove dead skin cells and create a fresh clear complexion.
Mood Uplifter: Combine lemon and lavender to use topically or diffuse to uplift your mood. Add a few drops to your bathwater to help with typical stress and fatigue.