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Benefits of Lemon Aromatherapy

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The Benefits of Using Lemon Aromatherapy

Benefits of Lemon Aromatherapy

Lemon essential oil

This essential oil is non-toxic but, it may cause skin irritation so it should be used with restraint. Lemon oil is phototoxic so exposure to sunlight is strongly discouraged. In Spain Lemon is known as a cure-all being used for everything from fever to arthritis.   The oil will be a pale green-yellow color that turns brown as it ages. It has a light citrus smell and blends well with fennel, lavender, sandalwood, and chamomile.

Lemon is very popular for cooking and for its fresh scent. As aromatherapy, it can aid in the relief of stress, anxiety, and fatigue.   The scent of lemon helps to increase concentration and alertness and bring an overall positive sense to those who inhale it.

Benefits of Lemon Aromatherapy

According to Alva’s Ayurveda Medical College assistant professor, Dr. J.V. Hebbar states that the benefits of lemon include:

Lemon and lemon essential oil are also used to decrease cholesterol deposition in the blood vessels and prevent heart disease!

Top 10 Lemon Essential Oil Uses

Wash Clothes

In case you leave your laundry sitting in the washer too long, just add a few drop of lemon EO and your clothes won’t get that nasty smell.

Whiten Teeth

Mix lemon essential oil, baking soda, and coconut oil and rub on your teeth for 2 minutes and then rinse.

Wash and Sanitize Hands

Got greasy hands from working on your car or bike and regular soap isn’t doing the trick? No worries, just add a couple drops of lemon EO with your soap and get your clean hands back!

Natural Way to Destroy Germs

Want to steer away from alcohol and bleach to disinfect your countertops and clean your moldy shower? Add 40 drops lemon oil and 20 drops tea tree oil to a 16-oz spray bottle fill with pure water (and a little bit of white vinegar) for a traditional cleaning favorite.

Face-cleanser

Lemon essential oil uses for skin can improve your complexion and leave your skin soft and supple. Lemon oil benefits skin by deeply nourishing. You can make lemon oil with baking soda and honey for a natural acne free face wash.

Polish Jewelry or Furniture

A lemon oil-soaked cloth will also help spruce up your tarnished silver and jewelry! Lemon oil for wood cleaning is also great.

Unstick Sticky Stuff

Un-stick the sticky goo your kids leave behind with stickers and gum with lemon oil.

Promotes Weight Loss

Putting 2 drops of lemon oil in your water 3x daily can support metabolism and weight loss.

Improves Mood

Diffusing lemon essential oil in the air can lift mood and fight depression.

Lemon oil can support lymphatic drainage and help you overcome a cold fast, mix it with coconut oil and rub it on your neck.

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