Lemon has various uses to enhance your mood, body and home. A naturally detoxifying substance, lemon essential oil is a cleaning powerhouse.
Simply add a few drops to your cleaning water and you get a complete and safe disinfectant. If you are travelling and you are unsure of the quality of water before you, lemon essential oil is particularly valuable. Add 1drop of Lemon to your water to purify it.
Get rid of any germ you may have come in contact with through sick people, door handles and the likes by putting a drop of Lemon essential oil in your hand and rubbing it around. You are guaranteed of protection from any exposure to germs.
In addition, sticky, gooey residues and price tags can be eliminated by the simple act of adding a drop of lemon oil to it. It will slide off with ease. Cleanse bacteria residue and erase harsh odors on your cutting board by adding a few drops of lemon oil to it. To remove badly burned food in pan, add lemon oil to boiling water and pour on the burnt stuff. Make those smelly shoes fresh again by adding a few drops in them and leaving overnight.
Lemon elevates mood. Simply diffuse to liven up your mood and make your environment fresh, clean and bright. Diffuse in a sick room as well so people around it wouldn’t fall ill and the sick person will have a more pleasant disposition. Let the sunshine in!
Lemon essential oil works wonderfully on the skin which is why is usually incorporated into cleansers and scrubs as a natural skin cleanser. It softens skin calluses when it is applied on a callus twice a day.
Lemon essential oil also helps to relieve ear pain and supports the lymphatic system It deals with respiratory problems like coughs and cold, helping to effectively curb them
In short, a few drops of lemon added to a whole lot of things will do wonders. For example, to make your hair appear shinier, add a few drops of lemon to your hair shampoo. To cure bad breath, add a few drops to a teaspoon of honey with warm water and gargle. To help lessen the appearance of cellulite, place a few drops into coconut oil (unrefined) and apply on it.
However, lemon is a type of citrus oil so it has a short shelf life. Do not store for long. If you apply it to skin, keep away from direct sunlight for 48 hours so you don’t get skin discoloration. Simply cover with clothes and you will be fine.