Lemon oil has positive, uplifting qualities and supports clear thinking, humour and decisiveness. It has cleansing and antibacterial properties and works well mixed with Bergamot to make a refreshing deodorant. A few drops on a warm compress may be used to support healthy circulation. Add drops to dish rinse water. Diffuse to cleanse and refresh air, and add a few drops to natural cleaning solutions to upgrade fragrance and efficacy. Blends well with: Orange Sweet, Rosemary, Vetiver, Bergamot.
- Immune System
Lemon oil may be used to support healthy immune function when fighting infection. Have 5-10 drops diffusing continuously in the home or at the office.
- Feet Treat
Rejuvenate tired and sore feet after work by adding 5 drops of Lemon oil and cup of Epsom salts to a foot bath. This method also supports the body's natural lymphatic drainage processes. Repeat as required.
To support healthy circulation and thus help protect against varicose veins, mix 50 drops of Lemon with 10mls of Sweet Almond oil and apply to the affected area daily.
- Ant & Fly Repellent
To repel annoying flies and ants add 3-5 drops to a dish cloth and wipe down surfaces. Alternatively drop some oil in the ants path to discourage their progress. Repeat as required.
Safety: Lemon oil is slightly phototoxic so avoid sunlight after application to the skin. May cause irritation in sensitive skin. Should not be used by people with citrus allergies. May irritate if used in the bath or in combination with hot water and the skin. If ingested, follow with olive oil and seek advice. Avoid eyes, flush with water. Keep out of reach of children.
Please note: Therapeutic plant oils are used to support natural body process for optimum health and wellbeing. The information here is NOT meant as recommendation for cure of any medical condition or disease.