featured- lemon essential oil
more than just squeeze of lemon in your water.
long ago when our seafaring ancestors navigated the tumultuous seas, fresh lemons saved them from scurvy. some believe it was Christopher Columbus himself, that introduced lemons to the New World, perhaps by accident- spreading leftover lemon seeds from the ship to the shore.
lemon essential oil is produced from lemon rinds. when three thousand lemons are cold-pressed they produce one kilo of lemon essential oil. lemon is anticancer, antidepressant, antiseptic, antifungal, antioxidant, antiviral, astringent. it is invigorating, refreshing, warming, purifying and tonic.
all citrus oils tend to be uplifting emotionally but lemon is especially powerful in cleansing the mind and reviving the spirit. lemon can subdue aggressive behavior, fight depression, ease fears, strengthen resolve, and assist in communication and decision making.*
lemon is the oil of focus. lemon allows for mental clarity and helps individuals be mentally present for one thing at a time. It is especially helpful for people with learning disabilities, helping them to concentrate and clearing self-judgments associated with learning issues.**
pure lemon essential oil is safe to consume. always check with the manufacturer as to the purity and quality of the lemon essential oil you have purchased! unfortunately some sources may dilute essential oils by adding carrier oils that may be harmful to your health. (adventureclubinteractive is an official product consultant for the purest, most reputable source for essential oils on the market. with few exceptions, essential oils are safe for human consumption. complete details for usage are always available.
essential oil of lemon is an extremely useful water purifier. It has a tonic action on the lymphatic system and a stimulating action on the digestive system. try adding one drop of lemon to your water! it is not the same as squeezing the fruit! hard to describe the amazing difference between the essence of lemon and an actual lemon. but it is better.
lemon assists to disperse cellulite and keep wrinkles at bay. it soothes broken capillaries. lemon is extremely photosensitive. applying lemon to hair may result in a lightening of natural color. interestingly, applying lemon to hair roots may discourage gray hair. lemon degreases your hair! apply neat to temples and disperse with your fingers, massaging into your scalp.
lemon aids digestive issues, especially among the elderly, when applied topically it may prompt bowel movement and reduce constipation. lemon helps promote circulation. internally, it gets the oxygen flowing.
lemon can reduce fever and headaches and is a strong combatant of infection. the properties of lemon have the ability to stimulate white blood cell production in order to fight virus and disease. lemon is safe for children and pets. if you have a cold or a sore throat consider adding lemon and honey to your water. lemon has intense antibacterial, antiviral, anti-fungal, anticancer properties. clean your dishes and wash your laundry with lemon. add a few drops to entire bottle of detergent and shake to disperse. lemon is a great substitute for Goo Gone and among many other toxic products. be amazed when you add lemon essential oil to baking soda and coconut oil- you will have an all-natural adhesive remover on the cheap! (adventureclubinteractive recommends that you try it for yourself… do it yourself recipe for Goo Gone)
lemon helps gout. take a few drops in a capsule daily or apply topically to affected joints several times daily. lemon helps with kidney stones. take a few drops in a capsule daily or apply a warm compress over kidneys several times daily. lemon helps relieve symptoms of a hangover. diffuse lemon in the air or apply a cold compress over face several times daily as symptoms persist.
lemon essential oil is a must have in the kitchen. add one drop to an entire bottle of olive oil or an entire batch of cookie dough. add lemon to an herbaceous pasta or salsa, pesto or guacamole… a little goes a long way and pretty much anything goes! be creative.
lemon is a top note in perfumery. its scent is sharp but sweet, clear and citrusy. lemon pairs well with eucalyptus, fennel, frankincense, peppermint, sandalwood and ylang ylang.
lemon inspires playfulness, joy, happiness and confidence. inhale today!
* Living Healthy & Happily Ever After. by- Rebecca Linder Hintze and Dr. Susan Lawton
**Emotional Healing with Essential Oils. by- Daniel MacDonald