Lemon essential oil provides a wide range of benefits to the user. The lemon reveals the images of cleanliness and freshness. Various researches conducted worldwide shows that this essential oil is capable of killing various types of bacteria in a span of few minutes only. The antiseptic properties of this oil last for many days and it is widely used for destroying the air borne germs in the schools, hospitals as well as hotels. It is also highly effective in neutralizing the body odor of the patients that are suffering from deadly disease of cancer. This essential oil has got high vibrations, which can be compared to a high toned whistle. In comparison, the sandalwood hums like a bumble bee. Such essential oil that has got high vibrations helps in lifting the spirit and helps to remove mental fatigue.
Lemon brings a sense of warmth in an individual. Even though this oil is beneficial for both the psychological as well as physical heaviness, it helps in stimulating mind, enhancing memory as well as increasing the concentration. This oil is rich in d-limonene, which is a powerful antioxidant. It’s used in treating the cold and mouth infections, for people who are suffering from this problem, gargling with lemon essential oil diluted in water. Taking this oil orally by adding it to the propolis tincture is also very helpful. In case of the treatment of the itchy enzymes and measles, you can add this oil to a sponge bath. The ratio of the mixture shall be kept as 1-2 drop for a quart of water.
As these oils helps in strengthening the vascular tissues, it is widely used for treatment of the varicose beings by relieving the pressure on them and improving the circulation of blood in the body. You may apply it in skin lotions as well as compresses. This oils acts as an antiseptic, disinfectant, astringent as well as styptic that helps in stopping the wounds from bleeding. It also becomes a good remedy when it comes as a cleanser for the treatment of the bleeding wounds. The only care that you should take while applying lemon oil is that you must avoid coming under direct sunlight for prolonged hours if you have this oil applied on your skin. Also, you need to keep a check on the quantities in which you are taking this oil. As the lemon essential oil stimulates the production of potassium carbonate in the body, it helps to counteract a high acid content in the body fluids.
It’s always recommended that you use branded essential oils. The use of oil of uncertain quality might provide you with potentially dangerous, if not life threatening results. You should also have apt information about the usage and dosage of a particular oil so as to ensure that you get the favorable results only.