FUN FACT: It is estimated it takes 1500 lemons to manufacture one pound of unadulterated lemon essential oil!!
This versatile oil comes from cold-pressing the lemon peel… not the inner fruit.
So NO citric acid… so when you put a drop into your morning water… you don’t have to worry about it eroding your enamel!
Lemon essential oil is an invigorating and refreshing oil that leaves us with with a sense of detoxification and purification. It contains a high level Monoterpenes (up to 90%) which have been shown to prevent the carcinogenesis process at both the initiation and progression stages. So in a nut shell this oil can support the body in the prevention of illness and disease!
Helping keep the body balanced, it also contains high levels of antioxidants which promotes health and healing.
Lemon and lemon essential oil are also used to decrease cholesterol deposition in the blood vessels and prevent heart disease! (Source)
Lemon Essential Oil’s properties include…
As if that wasn’t awesome enough, here are more reasons Lemon Essential Oil is so crazy good:
Uses for Topical Application:
- Neat Application (apply directly to area of concern)-
- Cold Sores
- Age spots and Acne
- Nourish damaged skin
- Hydrate skin
- Bites / Stings
- Varicose Veins
- Greasy or Oily Hair
- Soothing broken capillaries
- Dilute with Carrier Oil and massage onto body area of concern for:
- Constipation (abdomen)
- Dissolving Cellulite
- Muscle aches and pains
- Strengthening and hardening nails
- Aromatic Application (Direct Inhalation) for:
- Improving Concentration
- Energy and mood enhancement
- Cleaning and/or clearing your air and environment.
Important Disclaimer!: Avoid sunlight and UV light for up to 12 hours after using on skin.
Need a little energy boost?!
Diffuse the oil to create an uplifting environment and calm the nervous system. Lemon oil kills germs and helps support the digestive, immune and respiratory systems.
Lemon oil blends beautifully with
What is your favorite way to use Lemon oil?
Live Hippily… and love you some lemon!