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Aug
08

How To Get The Most From Lemon Essential Oil

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Do you want to cleanse,
support metabolism,
nourish your skin
and learn some incredible essential oil DIY recipes?

 

Did you know that just breathing in the scent of lemon essential oils improves neurological activity that promotes the breakdown of body fat? …. or can be used as teeth whitener, laundry freshener, cellulite cream, face wash and household cleaner, and the list goes on!

Find out more:

 

Here are some favourites:
 

  • Immune Support – Lemon oil can support lymphatic drainage and help your overcome a cold fast, mix it with coconut oil and rub it on your neck.
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  • Laundry – In case you leave your laundry sitting in the washer too long, just add a few drop of lemon EO and your clothes won’t get that nasty smell.
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  • De-Stinkify the Fridge, Rubbish Bins (Trashcans) – add a few drops to a cotton ball and place in the places you want a fresher smell. – Garbage disposal – add a few drops and run with water or small pieces of ice.
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  • Natural Disinfectant – Want to steer away from alcohol and bleach to disinfect your kitchen counter tops ? Add 40 drops lemon oil, 20 drops tea tree oil, Thieves oil to a 16-oz spray bottle fill with pure water (and a little bit of white vinegar) for a traditional cleaning favorite.
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  • Silver and Jewelry Polish – A lemon oil-soaked cloth will also help spruce up your tarnished silver and jewelry! There is a popular notion that that oils are good wood cleaners. I recommend not to do that. If you have antique furniture, check out this article by an antique dealer.
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  • Un-stick the sticky goo / chewing gum your kids / grandkids leave behind with stickers and gum with lemon oil. Also, clean scuff marks on the floor.
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  • Teeth Whitener – Mix lemon essential oil, baking soda and coconut oil and rub on your teeth for 2 minutes and then dense as a natural teeth whitener.
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  • Face-wash – Lemon essential oil uses for skin can can improve your complexion and leave your skin soft and supple. Lemon oil benefits skin by deeply nourishing.
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  • Make your own body scrub with lemon, honey, and oatmeal (plus water).
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  • Bug Control – Mix with water and spray on the base of plants to keep bugs away.

 

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Young Living has two types of lemon essential oils in their therapeutic range: the general use and topical oil, and a Culinary Vitality Line – Supplement.

The Vitality Lemon Essential Oil you can safely ingest (please do not do so with other brands; it’s important to know the purity of the oils!) That means you can add them to your water (or sparkling water) to make a refreshing drink that actually also helps to support your liver and other organs with it’s amazing detoxifying effect.

You can also use it in cooking to enhance flavours.

Then there are the therapeutic lemon oils from Young Living that can be diffused, topically applied (don’t go into the sun with it on your skin, though …) Lemon oil is also fantastic for day-today household cleaning, and soo much more!

We will look into more usages in future posts.

Meanwhile, What is your favourite way of using lemon essential oil?

Let us know in a comment below.

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