Lemon Essential Oil
Lemon Essential Oil
Produced by USA. Traditionally known for its anti-scorbutics property, it was also used as a diaphoretic and diuretic for acute rheumatism and narcotic poisons. Packed with more than twenty valuable therapeutic properties it is benefiting to the circulatory, immune, lymphatic, nervous system and a valuable component for skin care preparations.
Scent - Top note
Light, fresh and sweet expressed from the ripe peel.
Antiseptic, diuretic, depurative, digestive, hepatic decongestant, immune stimulant, lipolytic, stimulant and tonic to circulatory.
Cellulite, cystitis, poor immunity, hepatic congestion, phlebitis (inflammation of veins), poor blood circulatory respiratory infections, G6PD, varicose veins,
Topical application - massage, compression, bath, liniment, skin care;
Inhalation - direct inhalation, diffusion, steam inhalation, vaporisation.
Lemon is reputed to have 'high vibrations' to lift the soul and overcome mental fatigue. Although it is known as a enhancer, it blends well with different types of essential oils especially eucalyptus, geranium, peppermint, ylang ylang.
Switch on vaporiser to the maximum, add a few drops of Lemon oil alone or with blended essence according to the area size and intensity, and allow the oil to evaporate to saturate the environment. Ensure all windows and doors are closed.
Possible dermal irritant with photo-toxicity. Avoid use prior to skin exposure to sun. General regarded as safe. Perform patch and/or scent test before use. Perform patch and/or scent test before use. For any skin allergic reactions, run tap water or cool compress on affected areas until redness subsided. Store essential oil in a dark, cool and dry place and avoid sunlight and keep children out of reach.
Essential oils are not safe to apply on the skin undiluted nor to consume any small amounts which can cause significant poisoning.
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