Lemon has so many amazing qualities. Most of all it reminds people about sunshine. I, Ben, remember the first time I met my wife. I thought of sunshine. Sunshine is so warm and happy. doTERRA’s Lemon essential oil reminds me of that feeling. I am so amazed at Lemon’s amazing qualities. —Ben
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dōTERRA gets their Lemon oil from Italy. Their farm grows it for the rind. Lemon is an important oil for every family.
WARNING: Lemon oil is photosensitive when you rub onto your skin and go directly into Sunlight. This means it may cause your skin to tan where you have rubbed the oils onto your skin. Cover those areas or stay out of direct sunlight for at least 12 hours.
Detoxing & Cleansing the Body: Lemon naturally cleanses the body, aids in digestion and detoxification. Drink Lemon daily because is a powerful antioxidant that can help ward off free radicals. Simply add a few drops to your water throughout the day. Lemon oil helps cleanse debris and petrochemicals from your cells. Lemon is very supportive to all the organs. It is especially great in liver and kidney detoxification. Lemon is very cleansing to the lymphatic system. When our gut is clean we experience more energy.
Healthy Blood: Drinking a few drops of lemon oil daily will also promote new blood cell growth and supports healthy blood pressure.
Cleaning the Home: Use Lemon oil around home and in the diffuser to cleanse the air we breathe. Mix with water and spray – as a non-toxic cleaner throughout the home (be careful on varnished surfaces). Surfaces – add a few drops to water in spray bottle to clean tables, countertops and other services. You can even add a few drops of Lemon oil to your dishwasher along with the dishwasher liquid.
Cooking: Add Lemon oil to your cooking to add a fresh flavor. Ideas: Lemon bar, salad dressing, flavor icing.
Respiratory Support: Lemon oil supports healthy respiratory function. Lemon is very good for cleaning lungs. It helps breaks down mucus. It helps you cough up phlegm. Smell and drink Lemon oil.
Digestive: Lemon is one of the ingredients in the Digestzen digestive blend. It can provide digestive benefits when taken internally. When you are traveling overseas, add lemon oil to your water for water purification. It will help keep your gut clean and decreases intestinal parasites. We feel brain fog when our gut is unwell. When we clean out the gut, our brain fog lifts.
Uric Acid Neutralizer: Lemon helps relieve occasional muscle aches and pains due to uric acid build up. Dilute Lemon oil with a little fractionated coconut oil and rub on legs. You should also drink Lemon oil to help break down uric acid build up. Lemon oil helps neutralizes uric acid. Do not expose legs to direct sunlight for at least 12 hours. Consider adding Cypress oil to your Lemon oil mixture to assist in blood circulation especially for those varicose veins.
Sore Throat: Add 1 drop Lemon oil to warm water with honey to soothe an irritated throat. Drink this mixture throughout the day.
Seasonal Discomfort: Take 1-2 drops of Lemon oil with water to help with seasonal discomfort. Add Lemon to Lavender and Peppermint for greater assistance. dōTERRA TriEase Softgel Seasonal blend is a premixed blend of Lemon, Lavender and Peppermint. The recipe I used often when I first started with essential oils was 2 drops Lemon, 2 drops Lavender, and 2 drops Peppermint in a veggie capsule or in a shot glass with water.
Wood Furniture: Lemon makes a great furniture polish. Add a few drops to olive oil to clean, protect, and shines wood finishes.
Sticky residue: Lemon is great for removing sticky residue left from removing stickers
Silverware and metals: Lemon is a great remedy for early stages and tarnish.
Lemon is the Oil of Focus. Lemon is uplifting and helps with clarity of thought. Lemon is great for the left brain. Some people are very creative and have lots of ideas. They jump from one thing to the next. With nature when you focus on one thing at a time, you’ll be able to get everything done in the right time. For those people who need help with logical reasoning and decisiveness, Lemon oil is your friend.
According to the Emotions & Essential Oils, the negative emotions Lemon oil helps to shift are the following: Confusion, inability to focus, mental fatigue, lack of joy and energy, learning issues, and guilt.
The positive properties we can adopt are the following: Focus, energy, mentally connected, alert, mental clarity, rational, joyful.
Mood: Add Lemon to your diffuser for an uplifting and energizing aroma.
Improve Memory: Mix 1 drop Lemon, 1 drop Rosemary and 1 drop White Fir in a diffuser. Inhale deeply. This blend helps individuals be mentally present (focusing on one thing at a time). Dispels confusion and bestows clarity. This counterbalances mental fatigue.
Self-Confidence: Restores self confident and clears self-judgment. If you cut the Lemon in half, you will see that there is an ‘eye.’ This helps focus you to the self. It helps you be ok with yourself. Lemon oil inspires natural playfulness and buoyancy in the heart.
Lemon infuses the soul with energy, clarity and focus. It reminds individuals that they are intelligent. Lemon helps us hone in and be clear on the downloads we occasionally get from heaven.
As you relax your spirit and allow it to focus and target the things you need, your power of intention is concentrated on a few things at a time. It will help you achieve your heart’s desire faster.
Here are my top 10 uses for Lemon oil. Download pdf here.
Blogs & Articles:
https://doterra.com/US/en/blog/spotlight-lemon-oil – Lemon Oil Uses and Benefits: Essential Oil Spotlight
https://youtu.be/VlEai508pmo – Sourcing doTERRA Lemon and Bergamot Essential Oil
https://vimeo.com/153961039 – Daily Drop Day 19) A Simple Cleanse
- Debbie Wescott: For a bathroom disinfectant spray and deodorizer : 8oz glass spray bottle , 15-20 drops each Lemon and Thyme, fill with water .
I use this between cleanings and as a “poopouri” spray on top of water in toilet after flushing
- Jennifer Lawson: I just love lemon! In the morning I put two drops into my lemon juice and I’m convinced that it’s smoothed out my digestive system. Not a medical term, but I feel better for it. I take it in my bag and if I need to drink unfiltered water, say in a restaurant or club, I add a couple of drops. When I want to focus on my work I put a couple lf drops on my temples for a nice lift…Love it!
- Terri Magoffin: Lemon blended melaleuca and FCO for BO. It works great! I add lemon oil in my water daily and feels very refreshing when I first get out of bed 🙂
- Ben Balden: Lemon has amazing cleaning properties. I use it in my water to help cleanse my body and lift my mood. I also use it to clean things around the house. For example, it is my go to oil for removing the sticky residue left over when you remove stickers. Someone told me you can remove nail polish — haha haven’t had a need for that, yet.