Botanical name: Citrus limonum.
Aroma: fresh sweet citrus with a hint of bitter cold.
Produce: method steam distillation.
Topically: bactericidal, anti-inflammatory, anti-sclerotic, antibacterial, antiseptic, immunostimulant, tonic, and regenerating.
Aromatically: tones, refreshes, elevates mood, helps concentration, encourages creativity and activity. It has disinfectant properties for cleaning and fragrance.
Externally: for the treatment of herpes on the lips, boils, various bacterial and viral rashes on the skin, whiteheads, warts, herpes, and weeping eczema. Using lemon oil can be slow the face skin aging processes by inhibiting elastase activity, reducing skin elasticity. Increases blood circulation, restores damaged skin and capillaries (rosacea), stimulates the growth of new cells, smoothes wrinkles. The mixtures control oily skin sebum and help to get rid of blackheads. Increases tone, whiten, make less noticeable freckles and age spots, improve the complexion. Natural insect repellent relieves itching after insect bites. It combats fungal manifestations on the skin, including dandruff - natural hair bleach, which gives them a platinum hue and an incredible shine. Daily brushing teeth effectively reduce bleeding gums, prevents tooth decay, and efficiently whitens teeth.
Inhalation: effective in treating influenza, asthma, bronchitis, pneumonia, and colds. Lemon oil is also an effective antipyretic.
Internally: in disorders of the stomach, cramps, headaches, diabetes, and malaria. Effective in excess weight and obesity, normalizes metabolism, helps to eliminate toxins, has a diuretic and choleretic effect, also when administered systemically, promotes dissolution of stones. It lowers blood pressure, reduces the level of prothrombin and cholesterol, improves blood circulation, and strengthens the walls of blood vessels. It promotes the formation of white blood cells (leukocytes), has an antipyretic and hemostatic effect.
- internal use: 1 drop mixed with one tablespoon of honey, drink three times a day. Wash down with juice, tea, yogurt.
- 6-8 drops for oil burner for 15 sq.m.;
- stomatitis, bleeding, and inflammation of the gums; five drops of essential oil mixed with one tablespoon of honey, mix well the mixture into a glass of warm water, then rinse your mouth. Do not swallow!
- hot and cold inhalation 1-3 drops, duration of procedure 5-7 minutes;
- for grinding seven drops per 1 tablespoon of base oil;
- for daily teeth cleaning, 1-2 drops on a damp toothbrush.
Never take on an empty stomach! Allergic to citrus. Do not use pure externally as a photo-toxic, increases the skin's sensitivity to UV. Do not apply on the skin in less than 60 minutes before sunbathing. Not suitable for children under six years. After contact with clean skin oil, tangible tingling, burning, maybe a slight redness disappears after 3-7 minutes. It is a natural reaction. Consult with your doctor before use!