Lemon essential oil is clean…cleanses the air, cleanses your body, and is a non-toxic home cleanser. It is cold-pressed from the rind of the lemon to preserve its delicate nature and potent properties. Affecting the Digestive, Immune, and Respiratory Systems, Lemon has a variety of uses throughout the body.
Lemon’s sweet, sharp, clear, citrusy scent uplifts your mood, promotes healing, physical energy, and purification. It enhances the properties and blends well with Sandalwood, Ylang Ylang, Fennel, Geranium, Eucalyptus, Peppermint, and Frankincense.
When taken internally, dilute one drop of Lemon in 1 tsp honey or in 4 oz of beverage. It can be added to water, applied under the tongue, or taken with a capsule. When applied topically, this mild oil does not need to be diluted. Apply directly to area of concern or to reflex points. Be cautious – extreme skin irritation where applied can occur if exposed to directly sunlight or UV light for up to 12 hours after using. It can also be added to dishes or drinks for flavoring.
This invigorating oil has historically been used to fight malaria, food poisoning, scurvy, and typhoid epidemics. It was used to aid with liver problems, muscular aches and pains, lower blood pressure, and arthritis. The French has used it for rheumatism, throat and ureter infections, water purification, anemia, cold, germicide, heartburn, etc.