Lemon Essential Oil And Its Uses
Lemon essential oil is very uplifting, refreshing and cleansing. It is like a ray of sunshine!
This essential oil is cold pressed from the rind of lemons, it is not distilled. It is very different from lemon juice which is acidic. Lemon essential oil is rich in d-limonene.
The rind releases a rich citrusy aroma which makes wonders for the mood, makes you smile!
Diffusing lemon oil also helps to concentrate when you need to study or learn something new.
Video For Using Lemon Essential Oil
Here is a short video with a few tips how you can use lemon essential oil in the kitchen:
More Tips How To Use Lemon Essential Oil
- Lemon oils is cleansing and that’s why it is great to use for cleaning the kitchen sink.
- Clean tea stains from cups by adding a few drops of lemon oil and bicarbonate soda and rub.
- Lemon essential oil takes ink stains from fingers off easily.
- Use Lemon oil to rub off sticky adhesives left by price tags and stickers.
- Use Lemon oil with peppermint and bicarbonate soda to clean toilet bowls.
- You can add a few drops to your washing machine for beautiful smelling laundry.
- Diffuse to refresh the air in rooms.
- Use in a spritzer bottle and spray inside you car for nicer smell.
- Add a few drops in spritzer bottle with another favorite essential oil, such as lavender or orange and use in the bathroom instead of commercial chemical air refresheners.
- Adding drops of Young Living Lemon essential oil to drinks or water gives you a refreshing alternative to fruit juices or sodas.
- Lemon oil is perfect for flavoring cakes or nutritional snacks, such as Lemon Balls. (See recipe here.)
- Lemon Vitality oil is great to use anytime when your recipe calls for lemon or lemon rind. Adjust the quantity according to taste, since essential oils are very strong.
- My favorite use of lemon essential oil in cooking is on avocado and in fish dishes.
NOTE: Lemon essential oil is sun-sensitive, and it should be only used on skin that is not exposed to sunshine for 24-72 hrs.
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