According to Dr. Jean Valnet, when tested against other Essential Oils for airborne germs, Lemon came out as the number one disinfectant for the air. It is also very effective added to household cleaners; it imparts a fresh smell to the kitchen and bathroom while eliminating germs.
- Add 10-15 drops to ½ cup Pink Himalayan or Dead Sea Bath Salts and mix into warm bath water for an invigorating bath.
- Add to drinking water for a refreshing burst of citrus flavor.
- Diffuse to sanitize the air and create an energizing, uplifting environment.
- Add to household cleaners to boost cleaning power.
- Apply 1 drop, neat, to strengthen finger nails.
- Apply 10-15 drops on the absorbent inner core of a nasal inhaler, cap the bottom, and inhale as needed.
Antiseptic, astringent, antitoxic, anti-anemic, antimicrobial, antirheumatic, antisclerotic, antispasmodic, bactericidal, carminative, promotes the formation of scar tissue, purifying, diaphoretic, febrifuge, haemostatic, hypotensive, insecticide, rubescent, stimulates white blood cells, tonifier, vermifuge [Julia Lawless, The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Essential Oils (Rockport, MA: Element Books, 1995), 120.]
Lemon | citrus limon
Country Of Origin: Italy
Extraction Method: Cold Expression
Producing Organ: Peel