♦ Supports the respiratory system, helping with asthma, bronchitis, sore throat, sinusitis, etc.
♦ Helps strengthen smooth muscle organs (circulation, digestion, etc.) and connective tissue throughout the body.
♦ Used for a gentle liver or lymphatic cleanse. After cleansing is complete, lemon oil can help stimulate the pancreas and the entire endocrine system.
♦ Helpful in passing gallstones.
♦ Used to help induce labor when a baby is over due.
♦ Used to purify and flavor water. Leaves no unpleasant aftertaste.
♦ Lemon improves clarity of thought and logical thinking. Diffuse or inhale during study sessions for improving attention span and problem solving ability. The aroma of lemon makes it easier to handle the stresses of life with a sense of humor.
HOW TO USE
♦ Dilute and apply to any area of the body. Be sure to dilute when being applied to larger areas to avoid irritation.
♦ Add a drop to drinking water for a pleasant flavoring and antimicrobal action.
♦ Since it helps dissolve cellulite, massage on areas of the body where cellulite accumulates to help dissolve it.
♦ A wonderful oil for disinfecting the air through diffusion. A universally pleasing aroma.
♦ Create a disinfecting spray for household cleaning by adding a little lemon oil to your furniture polish, window cleaners, etc.
ASIAN THERAPIES: Solar plexus chakra, bladder meridian, wood element.
PLANT FAMILY: Rutaceae
PART UTILIZED: Peel of fruit
EXTRACTION METHOD: Cold pressed
AROMATIC CONSIDERATIONS: Lemon essential oil fills the air with a light, refreshing scent of lemons while it nourishes the nervous systems of everyone close by.
CAUTIONS: Lemon essential oil can be photo-toxic if you apply it undiluted to the skin and spend a lot of time in direct sunlight. There is usually no problem with lemon or other citrus oils if they are safely diluted and worn normally with only occasional sun exposure.