LEMON ESSENTIAL OIL, CERTIFIED ORGANIC
Do you know that English sailors were required by law to carry sufficient lemon or lime juice while sailing to protect themselves against the ravages of scurvy and vitamin deficiencies?
Lemon is something of a ‘cure- all’, especially with regard to infectious illness in European countries. It helps body to defend against infection because of its ability to stimulate the white corpuscles. Lemon is known to have ‘high vibration’ which can uplift and overcome one’s mental fatigue. It is very useful for treating symptoms of colds and flu and fight off invading bacteria. Diffusing lemon essential oil can release feelings of irritation by uplifting moods and improve concentration.
Lemon Essential Oil promote blood circulation, metabolism, and digestive function. It can soothe inflammation such as headaches. Due to its active chemical components, Lemon essential oil receives reputation of being an invigorating, cleansing, and purifying oil.
Botanical Name: Citrus limon
Method: Cold Pressed
Plant Part: Peel
Aroma: Fresh, Sharp and citrusy
Color: Pale yellow
Main Chemical Components: Monoterpenes, Furocoumarins
Properties: Anti-anaemic, anti-microbial, anti-rheumatic, antiseptic, anti-spasmodic, astringent, bactericidal, carminative, cicatrisant, depurative, diaphoretic, diuretic, febrifuge, haemostatic, hypotensive, rubefacient, vermifuge, immunostimulant
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- Dilute in a skin care product to rejuvenate dull complexions, restoring the luster to tired or sagging skin
- Diffuse to eliminate toxins in the air for a mood-elevating and revitalizing effect
- Add to massage blends to relieve fatigue, flu symptoms, boost metabolism, tone the body and enhance the mood
- Dilute with Apple Cider Vinegar and water to create a hair rinse to balance oil production on the scalp
Whitening and Skin-irritating facial blend120ml unscented lotion
2 Tsp unsweetened plain yogurt
3 Tsp raw honey
3 drops Lavender
3 drops Lemon
3 drops Tea Tree
Mix well. Apply 1-2 times weekly or as needed.
4 drops Lemon Essential Oil
2 drops Basil Essential Oil
1 drops Spearmint Essential Oil
Exfoliating Sugar Scrub
1 cup White Sugar
1/4 cup Carrier Oil (Sweet Almond, Coconut, etc.)
15 drops Lemon Essential Oil
10 drops Rosemary Essential Oil
Mix the blend thoroughly until all ingredients are combined. Scoop a generous amount of the scrub into the hands and massage it onto wet skin. Use once or twice a week to exfoliate for smooth, glowing skin.
Phototoxic and is not to be applied to skin that will be exposed to sunlight within 12 hours.
For external use only. Do not take internally unless working with a qualified practitioner. Do not use undiluted on skin. Do not use on broken skin or on abrasions. Discontinue use if skin sensitivity occurs. Keep away from children and eyes. If pregnant, nursing or under a doctor’s care, consult your physician. To extend shelf life keep in a cool dark place with cap tightly sealed or refrigerated.
The information provided is for educational purpose only. It is not considered complete. Talk to our aromatherapist to find out more about it.