Humans are developing toxins and free radicals in body rapidly due to unbalanced lifestyle habits. Prolonged stay of toxins and free radicals in body leads to mental fatigue, exhaustion, dizziness, nervousness, dull skin, digestion disorders, obesity and many more. Lemon oil helps fight against these disorders by reducing toxins and free radicals
Lemon oil constitutes 95% monoterpenes which are responsible for anti-oxidant, anti-scorbutic (reduces weakness), cleansing, carminative, detoxifying, antiseptic, disinfectant, digestive and antifungal properties.
Lemon essential oil is very different from lemon juice in terms of therapeutic properties.
Energizer, reduces mental fatigue and travel sickness:
- Inhale a drop from palm / direct from the bottle while travelling
- Add 2-4 drops to a piece of cotton, keep it near the study/work during study/work time
Boosts digestion & calms the mind:
- Add 8-12 drops to 100 ml of carrier oil for aromatic calming massage.
- Apply 1-2 drops on navel before going to night sleep, leave it overnight and clean wash the naval area next morning.
Invigorating the senses:
- Add 5-10 drops to diffusers and enjoy the soothing aroma
- Add 3-5 drops to bath tub water which helps to overcome physical tiredness
Note: Avoid exposing the skin area to direct sun light when lemon applied oil, it may cause sunburn due to its moderate phototoxic property.
DIY: Immunity blend. Mix below proportion of oils for navel and lower adnominal application.
Lemon oil- 4 drops
Frankinsence oil - 3 drops
Rosemary oil - 2 drops
Jojoba Oil – 25 drops
Lemon Essential Oil
Botanical Name: Citrus limon
Origin: Sicily, Italy
Extraction: 40Kg fresh Lemon peel / rind cold pressed to get 1KG essential oil
Aromatic profile: Bright, zesty, fresh lemony citrus
If sunshine could be captured in a fruit it would be a Lemon. Lemon is used from very ancient times, predominantly in Asian culture in food and traditional medicines and later spread to all over the world. Due to its life-saving properties, British sailors carry Lemons on every long-term sea journey, and they are known as 'Limeys'. Lemon oil is also known as “Oil of Sunshine”
Extensively used in: Aromatherapy, perfumes, Ayurveda, cosmetic preparations, food and beverages flavoring, soaps, shampoos, navel application and solar plexus chakra meditation