TOP BENEFITS OF LEMON ESSENTIAL OIL
1. Skin Care
Lemon Essential Oil is a natural detoxifier and contains antiseptic properties that aid in clearing the face from pimples and acne. By doing so, lemon also tightens the skin, preventing wrinkles, and removes excess Oils that clog pores and cause blackheads. Since Lemon Essential Oil falls under the category of citrus fruits, it also contains astringent properties which can be used as an essential oil to remove dead skin cells, brighten skin complexion and reverse sun damage. Lemon Oil can also soften the skin and is often used in creams and lotions to cure calluses, corns, and bunions.
2. Allergy/ Asthma
Diffusing Lemon Essential Oil can purify the air and also cleanse the respiratory system by clearing the nasal passages and opening the sinuses to fresh air. Folklore and ancient medicine suggest that rubbing Lemon Essential Oil to the chest, feet bottoms, and neck every day can help promote good airflow and decrease the effects of allergens in the air. If you feel a sore throat coming, diffuse Lemon essential Oil will help soothe your scratchy throat and prevent dry coughing in the middle of the night.
3. Weight Loss + Taste Enhancer
Many people have already caught on to Lemon ability to satiate the stomach and prevent the chances of overeating. It is common to add a few slices of Lemons to a jug of water or to one’s favorite beverage to keep their appetite in check. In addition to keeping your diet on track, Lemon Oiladds a pleasant taste and aromas to foods. Lemon is used widely in the culinary world because it contains so many nutrients, including vitamin C, B-complex vitamins, calcium, potassium, and fiber, and still tastes yummy.
4. Uplifts Mood
If you are stressed, anxious, or tired, you can use Lemon Essential Oil to energize the mind and create a more positive environment. It can be added to an essential oil diffuser, to a bathtub, or even directly to the skin as long as it is diluted with a Carrier Oil.
5. Concentration + Spirituality
Lemon Essential Oil helps increase concentration and alertness throughout the day. It is especially useful in the afternoon after lunch when the mid-day drowsiness kicks in. It can also be mixed with Lavender Essential Oil or Rosemary Essential Oil to create spiritual or psychic awareness, calming anxious or panicked thoughts, leaving you with high energy and positive emotions. Lemon Essential Oil can be inhaled or rubbed on the hands for a quick spritz of energy.
6. Helps Metabolism and Digestive System
Lemon Essential Oil naturally reduces flatulence and toxic gases from our bodies and works to support the digestive system and prevent stomach problems like indigestion, acidity, and cramps. Adding a few drops of Lemon Essential Oil to water can help reduce heartburn, acid indigestion and cleanse the liver and kidneys.
7. Boosts Immune System and Energy
Lemon Essential Oil has a high nutritional value with vitamin C, B-complex vitamins, calcium, potassium, and fiber. Incredible! Additionally, it stimulates white blood cells and increases your body’s ability to fight off diseases such as fever, malaria, and typhoids. Adding just one drop of one drop of Lemon Essential Oil to the bottoms of your feet can provide several hours worth of relief. Mix with Peppermint Oil to increase blood circulation and quicken the effects. Combine with the GuruNanda® Thrive Blend for additional support.
8. Insect Repellent
If you find yourself in an area with lots of mosquitos and tiny invasive insects like ants, use a mixture of Lemon Essential Oil, Peppermint Essential Oil, and Eucalyptus Essential Oil as a pleasant smelling insect repellent that doesn’t contain the toxic chemicals many commercial brands include, which can be harmful to inhale both for you and your pets.
9. Disinfectant + All-purpose Cleaner
Due to the various antibacterial and anti-fungal properties of Lemon Essential Oil, it makes for a great home-made DIY all-purpose cleaner that is safe to use on metals, dishes, and clothes without all the gross chemicals that make you feel nauseous and not-to-mention are often toxic to your health and well-being. Just add Lemon Essential Oil and water to an empty spray bottle and spritz away.
10. Refreshing Scent
Give yourself a stimulating and calming break from outside pollution and diffuse a few drops of Lemon Essential Oil from an aromatic Essential Oil Diffuser. Add Lemon Essential Oil to other essential oil singles such as Lavender Oil, Rose Oil, Sandalwood Oil, Peppermint Oil, Rose Geranium Oil, and Tea Tree Oil to boost your healing in a way that works for you.