Ayurvedic Wisdom for Lemon Essential Oil: Lemon essential oil is one of the absolute best oils for brightening a heavy mood due to Kapha dosha. Fresh and sweet, Lemon essential oil also works wonders to soothe an agitated Pitta mind and refresh a fatigued Vata mind. Another one of Thunderbolt's favorite oils for its versatility and usefulness in many varied combinations.
Botanical Name: Citrus limonum
Composition: 100% Pure Lemon Essential Oil
Origin: South Africa
Plant Part: Lemon Peels
Bottle Size: 1/2oz (15mL) - About 300 drops
1/4 Dram (1mL) About 20 drops
About Lemon Essential Oil: Long known for its bright, tangy, and pure scent, lemon essential oil can clear and refresh a fatigued mind quickly when added to your diffuser. The ability of lemon essential oil to increase mental clarity and elevate the mood makes lemon essential oil a particularly useful oil for use in the home or workplace. This oil’s fragrance is especially familiar and cherished, it is warm and can uplift the spirit like a lemon drop in a child’s mouth. The fresh, sweet scent of lemon, combined with its healing properties, makes lemon an excellent choice for those who may be sensitive to stronger medicinal smelling oils such as tea tree.
Because citrus oils are considered by both perfumers and aromatherapists to be very versatile for use in blends, lemon is a welcome addition to your essential oil collection. If a particular blend you have created has become too heavy, just a drop or two of lemon will immediately lighten the overall fragrance. Try a simple blend of lavender and lemon: it may become your favorite diffuser blend.
How to Use Lemon Essential Oil
Direct Palm Inhalation: To receive the cheerful, invigorating effects of our pure lemon oil, inhale a drop rubbed onto your palms. Or mix lemon with Lavender for a sweet and simple palm inhalation blend.
Diffuser: Lemon essential oil is a great oil to have on hand next to your diffuser year round. A cheerful scent with a delicious sweetness, its ability to uplift the mood is almost unparalleled. Not only will lemon uplift your mood, but it will also purify the air in your home and workplace.
Other Ways To Use Lemon Essential Oil
• Use a drop or two in your massage essential oil blend and carrier oil if your intention for the healing session is invigorating and uplifting. Lemon helps to clear the way for new emotional patterns to develop. Please note safety considerations below before applying lemon essential oil to skin.
• Add Lemon essential oil to water in a spray bottle and use as a cleanser to purify surfaces in the home and workplace.
• Add a drop or two to the laundry cycle for a fresh effect.
• Try Lemon essential oil in our peppy Awaken Body Oil.
PRECAUTIONS: Do not take lemon essential oil internally. Do not apply directly to the eyes or mucous membranes. Lemon essential oil is potentially phototoxic. Potential for Skin Irritation: High. Please Note: Our testers are a ¼ filled dram bottle (0.95 mL). Because our testers are a sample size, we cannot accept any returns, refunds or exchanges unless the product is damaged in shipping.