Lemon Essential Oil

Citrus limon

A typical favorite for essential oil users, this essential oil powerhouse is cold-pressed from lemon rinds to preserve its depleted nature and potent properties. Lemon is known as a powerful aromatic, topical, and internal cleanser that can be used to complement many other oils.

Diffusing lemon in a room can cleanse the air and uplift mood. It can also be used on surfaces through the home as a non-toxic cleaning booster. For aromatic, topical or dietary use.

Properties of Essential Lemon Oil:

  • Antibacterial
  • Antibiotic
  • Antiseptic
  • Antiviral
  • Astringent
  • Diuretic
  • Disinfectant

Experienced essential oil users will immediately recognize doTERRA's superior quality standard for naturally safe, purely effective therapeutic-grade essential oils. Do Terra Lemon Essential Oil is from the botanical family cultivar, grown in Italy and pressed from the peel of the fruit.

Many essential oils are produced by distillation but Lemon and other citrus oils come from cold pressing the peel under great pressure. This eliminates the use of any heat and theby preserves the delicacy of the natural essence.

Typical Applications

Lemon oil has many traditional uses. It is a powerful antiseptic (Antiseptics are antimicrobial substances that are applied to living tissue / skin to reduce the possibility of infection, sepsis, or putrefaction.) And can be an effective means to improve the bodies circulation. It is a considered to be an excellent antibacterial agent (An antibacterial is an agent that inhibits bacterial growth or kills bacteria.).

This makes it well suited for respiratory infections or inflammation such as Bronchitis. Historically adding a few drops of Lemon oil to warm water with a sweetener like sugar or honey has brought relief for many with coughs or sore throats.

Common Uses:

  • Asthma
  • Cold and Flu
  • Constipation
  • Fever
  • Hypertension
  • Sore Throat
  • Stomach Ache
  • Stress
  • Throat Infections
  • Calm & Stress Relief
  • Disinfect Living Area
  • Insect Repellant

Lemon's pleasant sweet aroma can be uplifting and lighten your mood as well. One of the easiest ways to benefit from the remarkable qualities of Lemon oil is to diffuse it into the air. Also try utilizing direct injection from the palms of your hands. Lemon oil can effortlessly be applied to the bottom of the feet or added to a glass of water as a purifier and quick boost of energy. Interestingly, Lemon oil has also been known to be strengthening to the fingernails. Simply apply the oil directly.

Precautions : Lemon Oil can be a skin irritant. When using topically perform a skin test by applying a diluted amount to a small area first. May also react to sunlight or UV rays. When using photosensitizing oil wait a minimum of six hours after applying before exposing skin to UV rays.