Lemon (Citrus limon) has a strong, purifying, citrus scent that is revitalizing and uplifting. Lemon consists of 68 percent dlimonene, a powerful antioxidant. It is delightfully refreshing in water and may be beneficial for the skin. Lemon may also be used to enhance the flavor of foods. Lemon essential oil is cold-pressed from the rinds of lemons. Jean Valnet MD estimated that it takes 3,000 lemons to produce one kilo of oil. In his book, The Practice of Aromatherapy, Valnet wrote that lemon is a tonic for supporting the nervous and sympathetic nervous system.*
• Dietary: Dilute 1 drop with 1 drop of V-6 Vegetable Oil Complex or other vegetable oil (e.g., virgin coconut, olive, or almond). Put in a capsule and take up to 3 times daily or as needed.
• Topical: Dilute 1 drop with 1 drop of V-6 or other vegetable oil and apply 2–4 drops to desired area, chakras, and Vita Flex points.
• Aromatic: Diffuse up to 30 minutes 3 times daily.
• Keep out of reach of children.
• If you are pregnant, nursing, taking medication, or have a medical condition, consult a health professional prior to use.
• Avoid direct sunlight/UV rays for up to 12 hours after
*These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.
.5 oz Essential Oil
Add 10 to 12 drops to 16 oz bottle of alcohol for lamp oil.
Essential oils are natural products extracted in a number of ways from plants; however, all plants do not contain essential oils. Essential oils extracted from plants contain aromatic properties used as remedies for a number of problems. Essential oils are used in aromatherapy practice to help ease muscle pain, emotional problems, menstrual issues, skin problems, arthritis and more, Fragrance oils are synthetic products and therefore do not possess the natural healing properties of essential oils. Fragrance oils are essentially a "pleasant" aroma,
Essential Oils are useful in the practice of aromatherapy. Essential oil is not actually an "oil" in the traditional sense of the word. Essential Oils are all natural products derived from the plant (bark, flower, fruit, leaves, root). They can deliver positive benefits to the body. Benefits of essential oil include soothing, calming, stimulating, refreshing, centering, and warming to the system.
Many of the essential oils have multiple uses. For example, the essential oil of
lavender works successfully in relaxation- just by breathing it in, but also is
known for having excellent topical healing powers as well as scar reducing
Our sense of smell can be one of the most powerful senses we have. The
olfactory nerve located in the brain is vital to the sense of smell. Together smell
and olfactory work simultaneously to do amazing things for our bodies. Some
examples of this powerhouse combo are: heal our illnesses, set an
atmosphere or mood; and even bring back floods of memories that have been
buried for years.
So, it is safe to say that when it comes to essential oils, the more you
know, the more multiple uses you will have for your essential oil.