Lemon Essential Oil

Lemon

Scientific name: Citrus limon
Common name: Lemon
Family:
Rutaceae
Origin: Asia
Parts of the plant used: Fruit, lemon peel

Health:

  • Strengthens the immune system, regulates metabolism
  • Due to the high percentage of monoterpenes, the Lemon Essential Oil has a strong bactericidal effect., anti-viral
  • Digestive tonic

Use:

  • Digestive fatigue, sickness

Beauty:

  • Antioxidant, skin tonic
  • Anti-septic

Use

  • Oily skin - vitalizing, regenerative effect
  • Shampoo

Wellbeing

  • Tonic for the nervous system, stimulating

Use

  • Fatigue, lethargy, lack of concentration

Home and Kitchen

  • Fresh lemon flavor, 1-3 drops in yoghurt, desserts, fruit salad and marinades.
  • Air antiseptic

Precaution: not advised during the first 3 months of pregnancy. Causes photosensitivity, after skin application avoid sun exposure during 6 hours. Previously dilute the essential oil before a skin application.