Essential lemon oil is extracted from the Citrus limonum plant, also known as Citrus Limon from the Rutaceae family. Its fresh and clean odor will help you make more confident decisions and increase your concentration. The oil reduces acidity in the body and thus improves digestion. It helps in rheumatism, arthritis, gout, cellulitis, abscesses, boils and acne.
Lemon oil has a sharp, fresh aroma and is pale greenish-yellow in color with a watery viscosity. Its shelf life is about 8-10 months for aromatherapy and a little more for steam therapy.
Lemon oil is extracted from the bark of the fresh fruit.
The main chemical components of lemon oil are: pinen, camphin, b-pinene, salenic, myrchenic, terpinal, linalool, 6-bisabolen, lemon, trans-bergamotene, nerola and neral.
The oil is not toxic but can cause skin irritation and increased sensitivity in some people. Since it is a photo-toxic oil, its use is not recommended, even in highly diluted amounts, before it is exposed to sunlight.
The therapeutic properties of the lemon oil are: anti-anemic, antimicrobial, anti-rheumatic, anti-sclerotic, antiseptic, bactericidal, carnivorous, cicatrisant, depurative, antiperspirant, diuretic, antipyretic, haemostatic, insect destruction, warming, toning and anthelmintic agent.
Lemon oil is very useful for the bloodstream, it helps blood flow, reduces blood pressure and helps with nosebleeds. Reduces fever and relieves infections of the throat, bronchitis, asthma and flu.
Lemon oil stimulates the immune system, purifies the body and improves the function of the digestive system. It is useful for constipation, dyspepsia and cellulitis. It relieves and relieves headaches and migraines and is useful for rheumatism and arthritis. It is used for cleaning acne, oily skin, removal of dead skin cells, mouth ulcers, herpes and insect bites.
- Use of inhalers: In the vapor therapy, lemon oil is used for colds, loss of voice, flu, depression, stress, lack of energy and fatigue. It helps to improve concentration, lifts the spirit, removes fatigue and helps in making decisions.
- Use in massage oils and in the bathroom: Lemon oil can be used mixed with massage oils or diluted in the bath for digestive problems, lack of energy, fatigue, infections, flu, obesity, rheumatism, depression, stress or as a general tonic.
- Application in creams and lotions: Lemon oil is used in creams and lotions to clean contaminated skin. Its tightening properties are great for oily skin. The antiseptic effect of the oil helps in the treatment of boils and small wounds. The heating effect of the oil helps with cellulite and acne.
- Washing the mouth and gargle: If you dilute oil in warm water and make flushing on your mouth or gargle, you can cure it of mouth ulcers.