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Top 10 Benefits and How to Use Lemon Essential Oil
At Bem&star Essencial dōTERRA's Lemon Essential Oil is one of the most sought after. Whether for its simplicity of use, being one of the first oils that people experience when they start to know aromatherapy, but also for the immense benefits and variety of uses that it can give. Discover all the benefits and how you can use your dōTERRA Lemon Essential Oil!
The origin and production of oil
This oil is produced from the lemon peels of Sicily, Italy. The lemon peels are cold pressed through a medium called extraction, a method that is used in plants / fruits that would otherwise lose their qualities through the conventional steam distillation method.
Curiosity: Each bottle of lemon oil equals 75 lemons on average.
Discover the 10 benefits of adding this essential oil to your life.
1 - Helps to improve states of anxiety and depression
The aroma of a space or a smell that we can inhale has an effect on us. We know this from experience when we get on the metro, in other people's homes, in stores, etc. In each space there is a scent and that scent influences our mood. We have all experienced being somewhere in nature or at someone's house and saying "what a smell!". Well, that moment is equivalent to an emotional state. It is in this sense that essential oils help us. They help us to stop identifying with dialogue in the mind and transports us to a moment of joy.
And it's no wonder that Lemon Essential Oil creates this effect! It is in fact one of the best scents to take us to other emotional states. PS: Proof of this is its extensive use in cooking, perfumes, cleaning products, etc.
Suggestion: Put 3 to 4 drops in your diffuser and experience the effects of Lemon Essential Oil in your space!
2 - Improves the appearance of your skin
Lemon essential oil is also excellent for giving your skin a luminous appearance and has an exfoliating effect.
Suggestion: Take oats, it may be the oats bought at the supermarket in flakes. Pass through the shredder, add coconut oil or macadamia oil and mix a few drops of lemon essential oil. You will have a very useful homemade scrub here!
3 - Help with flu-like conditions or breathing difficulties
If you feel a sore throat or simply a weakened immune system.
Suggestion: Place the diffuser with 3 to 4 drops of essential oil in the room to provide a space for rest and recovery. You will see that diffusion will help in breathing and in improving states of weakness.
You can and should also take it internally in a vegetable capsule. In case of the flu try this recipe: the Flu Bomb.
4 - Combines very well with other essential oils!
Do you like the effects of lemon essential oil when it is diffused?
5 - Gives metals a new glow
When stains appear on metals such as silver or other jewelry accessories, use this essential oil.
Suggestion: Wipe with a cotton pad with 3 drops of lemon essential oil to restore the shiny, lustrous appearance of metals.
6 - Helps digestion and the body's natural detox process
The internal intake of this oil is done with the aid of a dropper. Applying directly to the mouth and drinking with warm water, whether included in a vegetable capsule, benefits your digestion and promotes a healthy metabolic process.
It is therefore an oil that is recommended in weight control processes, for its metabolic action and for being an ally when making digestion a more effective process.
Suggestion: Take 2 to 3 drops daily to promote a proper functioning of the digestive system.