Lemon Essential Oil

Lemon essential oil is extracted from the lemon rinds or peel of the lemon. 

The lemon rinds are cold-pressed to produce lemon essential oil. An expression distillation process, cold pressing is typically used for citrus oils when producing essential oils and uses high mechanical pressure to produce oil from the lemon rind. 

While other distillation processes use heat, the process of cold pressing merely squeezes the oil from the rind, with the help of mechanical pressure.

Lemon essential oil has a wide range of uses and benefits.

This essential oil is known for its cleansing effects and has a clear, fresh citrus fragrance.

Lemon essential oil is commonly used in cleaning products and air purifiers, has specific cleansing and deodorising properties, making it a popular choice for cleaning surfaces and purifying the air.

When used internally, this versatile oil can also help with digestion and maintain healthy respiratory function. 

7 ways to use lemon essential oil

1.    Lemon essential oil can be added to water for a refreshing flavour or as a substitute for sodas and sugary drinks. This essential oil can naturally cleanse the body and improve digestion when used internally. For a wonderful, infused flavour, add a drop of Lemon essential oil and sliced fruit to your water. I add it to my water every day.

2.    Lemon oil, when diffused, creates an uplifting atmosphere and encourages a happy mood. This oil has been shown to assist enhance mood with an energising and exhilarating aroma due to its chemical makeup. Use three to four drops of Lemon oil in your essential oil diffuser of choice to diffuse Lemon oil.

Diffusing Lemon essential oil in your home will also assist to clean and purify the air and surfaces. Lemon is an excellent choice for diffusing—on its own or in a diffuser blend—whether you’re attempting to reduce airborne odours or simply want to keep your home feeling fresh, bright, and clean. If you’re looking for a decent Lemon oil diffuser blend, go no further. For a “Clean Summer Kitchen” aroma, add 2 drops of Lemon, 1 drop of Lime, 1 drop of Lavender, and 1 drop of Rosemary to your diffuser.

3.    Whether you enjoy working on your bike, car, or garage chores, you’ve experienced the frustration of trying to remove black grease off your hands. There always appears to be an oily residue left behind no matter how vigorously you scrub with soap. By adding a few drops of Lemon essential oil to your soap combination, you may boost the cleansing power of your soap and give your hands a nice scrub.

4.    Stubborn, sticky residue was always a hassle, but now you can get rid of goopy messes without hours of scrubbing or the use of dangerous chemicals by using Lemon essential oil. Adding a few drops of Lemon essential oil to a rag will help you clean up messes in no time.

5.    Lemon essential oil is known for its cleansing characteristics, which makes it an ideal ingredient for homemade cleaning products. If you’re concerned about dirt and grime, this essential oil is an excellent choice for cleaning your bathroom and kitchen surfaces.

When you wipe down your countertops, baby high chair, bathroom sink, or anything else that needs the cleansing power of Lemon, add a few drops of Lemon essential oil to a spray bottle of water and use it as a DIY cleaning solution. Consider adding a splash of vinegar to the mix to make it even more potent.

6.    Have you ever used lemon oil on your skin? This essential oil, it turns out, can help exfoliate your skin. It can help give your complexion a rejuvenated, healthy-looking glow when used as part of your skincare routine. Combine 4–5 drops of doTERRA Lemon essential oil with a small amount of oatmeal and water to make your own DIY exfoliation scrub. You will notice the cleansing and invigorating characteristics of Lemon essential oil working to exfoliate and clean your skin as you apply the Lemon oatmeal scrub to your skin.

7.    Are you a fan of sweets with lemon? With a few drops of Lemon essential oil, you can give your favourite snacks and desserts a sweet and zesty boost. When utilised correctly, this essential oil can give pastries a sweet, sugary flavour without the use of processed sugar or other artificial additives. Lemon essential oil, adds a delicious flavour to Blueberry Lemon Muffins.

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*These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or
prevent any disease

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