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Lemon Essential Oil

Author: Dr. Larita
May 9, 2013

Today’s blog will be about ways to use lemon essential oil for healthier living.  When taken internally, lemon essential oil contains  a powerful antioxidant called d-limonene and is believed to boost the body’s natural defenses. Lemon oil’s zesty, fresh scent is uplifting to both body and mind.

Topical Uses

  • place a drop on oily skin or blemishes to help balance oil glands and minimize oil production
  • massage lemon oil into cellulite to help improve circulation and eliminate waste from cells
  • soothe or prevent corns, calluses or bunions by rubbing some on the affected area daily

Internal Uses

  • add a few drops of lemon essential oil to water for a great antioxidant boost
  • substitute lemon oil for lemon juice or lemon seasonings to flavor seafood, vegetables, beverages and desserts

Cleaning

  • use one to two drops of lemon essential oil to remove crayon, gum, oil, grease spots, glue or adhesive from most surfaces
  • put four to six drops in a plant spray bottle with 1 cup of water and spray the room for a light lemon scent and to cleanse the air


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