Learn about Essential Oils: Lemon

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For those who follow my Facebook page,  you know I enrolled in The School for Aromatic Studies, a aromatherapist certification program.

 

As part of that program, we focus on 24 single essential oils and their uses, benefits and safety. Over the next weeks, I’ll be sharing about each of these oil as well as different blends and products for you to try.

LET’S START WITH LEMON. (This AMAZING oil is in the Premium Starter Kit).

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Lemon is Uplifting, cleansing, helps to release, relieves anxiety.

Lemon has constituents that can be considered antidepressant, antiseptic, antispasmodic, astringent, anxiolytic, depurative, detoxifier, digestive, diuretic, escharotic, febrifuge, hepatic, hypotensive, immune enhancer, stomachic, tonic.

Lemon can be helpful for:
Circulatory system: poor circulation, detoxing

Digestive system: poor or sluggish digestion, toxic overload

Lymph/immune system: lymphatic congestion, preventative for contagious illnesses.

Musculoskeletal system: muscular or joint aches and pains, arthritis, cellulite, rheumatism, joint swelling, gout.

Skin: acne, boils, corns, oily complexions, mouth ulcers, cellulite, varicose veins (can help to prevent and also to prevent them from getting worse), tired, sagging and grayish (smoker’s) skin, broken capillaries, ulcers where a large amount of puss or debridement is present: use 1.5 percent dilution in distilled water with lemon and tea tree and apply via a mister to whole area of ulcer at frequent intervals.

Psyche and emotion: anxiety, clarifying, cleansing, refreshing, rejuvenating, expanding, uplifting, depression, dislike of exercise, limited communication skills

Subtle/energetic aromatherapy: Lemon is able to heighten consciousness and is generally activating, stabilizing, and calming during a potential emotional outburst due to its cooling, clearing, and refreshing effect. Lemon has the ability to dispel sluggishness and can help to clear negative blockages and revitalize energy.

Ayurveda: reduces excess kapha congestion mentally, physically and emotionally, provides lightness to the heaviness of kapha

Traditional Chinese Medicine: In Oriental medicine, lemon essential oil is cool and dry in nature and can be used to clear heat, dampness, and phlegm.

Lemon is great in cleaning products, as a room freshener or goo remover. It can also be used to remove greasy stains from clothing. It can be used in a salt or sugar scrub to invigorate the skin and aid in circulation and lyphmatic movement.

If you read all the way to the bottom of this post, I have a free offer!!!

I will be reaching out to 5 people to receive a FREE aromatherapy consultation and FREE personalized essential oil blends and 2 FREE follow-up sessions. These are for my case studies. Please send me a private message if you are interested.

Purchase your essential oils here: Young Living Essential Oils

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