Lemon Essential Oils. What you need to know!

Lemon Essential Oil. What you need to know!

Lemon Essential Oil, along with Lavender and Peppermint, is among the most used essential oils today. Why you ask?

lemon essential oil is expressed from the lemon peel

Well, it is believed to be that Lemon oil has been used for 1000’s of years to treat many condition including infectious diseases. Read on to find out more about this amazing oil!

Extraction Method

Like other citrus essential oils, Lemon oil is also obtained from the peel through a process called cold pressed/expressed. Meaning the peel of the lemon is squeezed and pressed until the last drop!

cold pressed
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Beneficial Properties & Uses

essential oil first aid

Lemon essential oil has so many amazing benefits that if you buy only one essential oil in your life, Lemon should definitely be considered.

dilute essential oil before use

Check out some of the ways you can use Lemon Oil in your life:

Skin:

lemon essential oil skin care

*As with other citrus essential oils, lemon essential oil causes a sun sensitivity. Please take necessary precautions, wear sunscreen or take a shower before going into sun light. Read more about sun sensitivity here

  • clear up acne
  • purify skin
  • face wash
  • cold sores
  • Decrease cellulite

Health:

* I am not a doctor. If you are sick please seek medical help. Essential oils should be used with advice from a professional

Mental Health:

*Again I am not a doctor. If you are sick please seek medical help. Essential oils should be used with advice from a professional

  • Depression
  • Anxiety

Find out some other essential oils that are good for mental clarity and mental health here

Around the house:

lemon essential oil around the house

Thanks for reading. I hope you enjoyed. Let me know in the comments below if/ how you use lemon essential oils in your home.

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  • Very informative! clear up acne!! Really??..can’t wait to try it out…Thanks for the share.

  • Nicole McMillen

    Lemons are my jam! This was awesome, thank you! xoxoxox

  • Gillian Kent

    Such great tips. Thank you for the advice to dilute. So many people think it can be used neat and that’s just not safe. I love it when my house smells of lemon.

    • Have you tried diffusing some grapefruit or orange with your lemon, its like a citrus burst of amazing! Lol. Thanks for your comment!