Botanical name: Citrus limonum (Lemon) peel oil
Like a burst of sunshine through the clouds, fresh and clean, Lemon essential oil is brimming with vitality. The aroma of lemon conjures up thoughts of cleansing, detoxifying and clearing. It is a lovely stimulating oil that can help clear emotional overload and revive fatigued spirits.
- Boosts energy
- Digestive function
- Lymphatic drainage
Diffuser: Add 6-8 drops to your diffuser.
Massage: Use a 2.5% dilution; 50 drops per 100m / 3.38fl.oz carrier oil.
Bath: Add up to 5 drops, in a dispersant such as oil or honey, to the bath.
Shower: Add 2-3 drops to the corner of the shower.
Hand or Foot Bath: Add 2 drops of essential oil to a bowl of water. Lemon may be useful in the treatment of nail infections or gout.
Blends with: Bergamot, Eucalyptus, Fennel, Frankincense, Ginger, Juniper, Lavender, Neroli, Rose, Rosemary, Sandalwood and Ylang ylang.
Body: Can help digestive function and is beneficial to the circulatory system. Boosts the immune system and can help improve bodily functions. It is also great to reduce the appearance of cellulite.
Wellbeing: Lemon is great for mental alertness, it clears the mind and aids in decision making. It's stimulating on the mind and it's cooling and refreshing on the body as a whole. Lemon lifts spirits and is useful in times of mental fatigue making it great for study.
Cleaning: Renowned for its antiseptic qualities and refreshing aroma, Lemon is great to use for cleaning. Use as an all-purpose cleaner, a kitchen cleaner and to remove glue, labels and grease.