LEMON - 100% Pure Plant, Therapeutic Grade Essential Oil
Botanical Name: Citrus limon
Parts Used: peel
Scent Characteristics: Intense citrus, crisp, clean
Benefits: anti-bacterial, antiseptic, dissolves gallstones, all digestive problems, chilblains, detoxifies the entire system, infectious diseases, dispels sluggishness, stimulates the central nervous system, fever reducer, parasites, insect repellant, sore throat (gargle), tonsillitis, nosebleed, mouth inflammation, acne, insect bites
History: The lemon tree originated in Asia and was introduced to Italy at approximately the end of the 5th century, where its cultivation spread very quickly. California is now one of the top producers of Asian lemon trees. The fruit was regularly used by English sailors to prevent scurvy. Greeks used lemons to perfume their clothing. It was considered a “cure-all” particularly when it came to infectious diseases.
Blends Well With: Balsam, Chamomile, Elemi, Eucalyptus, Fennel-Sweet, Geranium, Juniper Berry, Cistus / Labdanum, Lavender, Neroli (Orange Blossom), Oakmoss Absolute, Myrrh, Frankincense, Rose, Sandalwood, Ylang Ylang, & Other Citrus Oils.
SKIN CARE: acne, anemia, brittle nails, boils, chilblains, corns, cuts, oily skin, herpes, insect bites, mouth ulcers, spots, varicose veins, warts
CIRCULATION MUSCLES and JOINTS: arthritis, cellulitis, high blood pressure, nosebleeds, obesity (congestion), poor circulation, rheumatism
RESPIRATORY SYSTEM: asthma, throat infections, bronchitis, catarrh
DIGESTIVE SYSTEM: dyspepsia
IMMUNE SYSTEM: colds, flu, fever, infections
Advisory: Should not be used on the skin prior to sun exposure. Non-toxic, may cause dermal irritation or sensitization reactions in some individuals
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