Essential Oil Spotlight - 29 Ways Lemon Can Help You!
Lemon (Citrus limon) is a peel oil, that is cold pressed, with a top note. Lemon has a refreshing, sharp, citrusy, sweet and lemony scent. It is a beautiful smell that makes my mouth instantly water, reminding me of lemonade.
Aromatherapy can be an amazing addition to many current protocols. In a study done on the Effect of aromatherapy on patients with Alzheimer's disease, "aromatherapy consisted of the use of rosemary and lemon essential oils in the morning, and lavender and orange in the evening. They found that aromatherapy is an "efficacious non-pharmacological therapy for dementia. Aromatherapy may have some potential for improving cognitive function, especially in AD patients."
In a study done on pubmed.com, dated February 2014, Titled The influence of chemical composition of commercial lemon essential oils on the growth of Candida strains, "Several essential oils, including eucalyptus, pine, cinnamon and lemon, have been shown to be effective against Candida strains. Our study characterizes lemon essential oils, which could be used as very effective natural remedies against candidiasis caused by C. albicans."
According to pubmed.com, in a study dated March 5, 2014, The Effect of Lemon Inhalation Aromatherapy on Nausea and Vomiting of Pregnancy: A Double-Blinded, Randomized, Controlled Clinical Trial, "The Conclusion: Lemon scent can be effective in reducing nausea and vomiting of pregnancy.
As you can see, it's great for so many things. More are listed below.
Aids with trust
Helps to provide clarity
Aid with indecisiveness
Refresh the spirit
Purification and purify the air
Used in healing rituals
Help to break apathy and inertia
Uplift and cleanse
Promotes a sense of opening - especially in the solar plexus
Reduces tension and depressed state
Invites happy feelings
Circulatory system support
Reduce tenderness, soreness, and achiness in the body
Uric acid support
Localized discomfort support
Lymphatic system support
Immune system support
Digestive system support
Skin penetration enhancer
If you wanted to pair crystals with this lovely oil, citrine, yellow topaz, serpentine, peridot, and light-green jade are all excellent choices. Wear them as a necklace or bracelet, carry in a pouch, or just have in your pocket.
Blends well with:
Bergamot, Roman Chamomile, Eucalyptus, Frankincense, Geranium Rose, Grapefruit, Juniper Berry, Lavender, Neroli, Rosemary
Diffuse, massage, bath, topical
Skin sensitization if oxidized, phototoxic when using more than 12 drops per ounce of carrier oil (if using undiluted or more than 12 drops in an ounce of carrier oil and exposed to sunlight or artificial sunlight you may receive a SEVERE sunburn). Maximum dermal use level is 2%. Always use diluted! *1
Please dilute accordingly. In 1 ounce of carrier oil:
0.5% (1/2 percent) - 1 years old to 3 years old (2-3 drops)
1% - 6 years old to 10 years old (5-6 drops)
2% - 10 years to adult (10-12 drops)
3% - acute pain (18-24 drops)
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*1 Tisserand and Young; Essential Oil Safety A Guide for Health Care Professionals: Second Edition. New York: Churchill Livingstone Elsevier, 2014. Print
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