Lemon Essential Oil
Latin Name : Citrus Limon
Part Of Plant Used : Fruit Peel
Source : Italy
Extraction Method : Cold Expression
- Lemon Essential Oil has a sharp, fresh smell and is extracted from the fresh lemon fruit peel by cold expression.
- This oil is refreshes the mind, and sharpens concentration, so it is often preferred in room fresheners for offices and banks.
- It is believed to help with rheumatism, arthritis, and gout, and has been used to cure skin troubles like abscesses, boils, carbuncles, and acne.
- It boosts the immune system and cleanses the body.
When used in an oil burner (a few drops in water), the vapours of lemon oil are used for colds, laryngitis, headache, and flu.
Smelling the aroma is helpful for mental hiccups like depression, irritation, stress, lethargy, and fatigue. It lifts the spirits and clears the mind.
When a few drops are added to the bath blend or when blended into a massage oil, it is said to ease digestive problems, lack of energy,
tiredness, infections, obesity, rheumatism, depression, and stress. It is also used to help get rid of hangovers.
The lemon plant is native to India and maybe China, and was brought to Europe by the Crusaders in the Middle Ages. Since the fruit has a good amount of vitamins A, B and C, an ounce a day was given to sailors to prevent scurvy, eye problems, and other vitamin deficiencies.