Lemon Essential Oil- Citrus limonum
Lemon Essential Oil from Italy is Therapeutic Quality Essential Oil produced by cold pressing of the peel of the lemon.
Lemon Essential Oil has one of the lightest fragrances used in aromatherapy, an example of a “top note”. Lemon Essential Oil can be potentially phototoxic and one should avoid outdoor activities if this oil has been applied to the skin.
Lemon Essential Oil is indicated as a lymphatic decongestant and is useful for obesity, cellulite, high blood pressure, and cholesterol. It is potentially useful for removing urinary stones and gallstones. It can be helpful in relieving headaches, nausea, and insomnia. Essential Oil of Lemon improves circulation and tones the blood vessels leading to its use for varicose veins, hemorrhoids, and nosebleeds.
Lemon Essential Oil has strong antiviral properties making it useful against colds and flu when characterized by yellow phlegm. It is an excellent antiseptic and when diluted can be sprayed in hospitals and around the home.
As with all citrus oils do not use on the skin for at least 12 hours prior to exposure to the sun or tanning bed. May cause skin sensitization if the oil becomes old and oxidized.
Please take a moment to read the safety guidelines for using essential oils.
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