October 23, 2019 3 min read

Lemon essential oil is extracted from the peels of fresh lemons. It is one of the most used aromatherapy oil that offers countless benefits for improving skin and nourishes the scalp.

In many cultures throughout the world, people have been using lemon oil to treat a broad spectrum of concerns for at least 1,000 years. It has been a staple ingredient in preparing many skin care and hair care products and folk remedies. Lemon oil is known for its refreshing scent and astringent qualities.

Lemon oil can help clean the skin from toxins, refresh the mind with its rejuvenating scent, and makes the skin feel brighter. It is also a popular aromatherapy oil that is known for its soothing and therapeutic properties for the mind, skin, and body.

Here are five excellent ways to use and benefit from lemon essential oil in your home.

AROMATHERAPY

If you use an air diffuser or another type of air freshener in your home, you can add lemon oil to enhance the benefits of aromatherapy. Breathing in lemon oil has been shown to improve mood and alleviate feelings of depression. Its refreshing and rejuvenating scent helps enhance concentration and promote fuller breathing. Moreover, due to its stimulating properties, lemon essential oil helps eliminate airborne bacteria and fights against foul odors in the atmosphere. 

How to Use:

  • Add a few drops of lemon essential oil into your diffuser
  • Diffuse it for 25-20 minutes at a time                                            

FURNITURE POLISH

When you use lemon oil in DIY furniture polish, these properties may help to help soothe colds. It is an excellent surface cleaner and is incorporated with other ingredients to prepare many cleaning products.

How to Use:

  • Just fill a small spray bottle with equal parts of regular olive oil and white vinegar.
  • Add 10 drops of lemon essential oil.
  • Shake well to combine and use as a commercial furniture polish.

 

FIZZY BATH BOMBS

Inhaling the fresh scent of lemon can refresh the mind, body, and spirit. What better way to enjoy the refreshing scent of lemon than in a homemade fizzy bath bomb?

How to Use:

Ingredient and Supplies:

  •  Silicone ice cube trays
  •  1 cp. 
  •  1/2 cup. citric acid
  •  1/2 cup. Epsom salts
  •  3 tsp. coconut oil
  •   2 tsp. essential oil
  •   1 tsp. water

Directions:

Mix all the dry ingredients in one bowl and all the wet ingredients in another bowl. Add the wet ingredients to the dry and stir to combine. Spoon into silicone ice cube trays. Pack tightly and allow setting for about 1 hour before removing. Add them in the bathtub next time you take a shower to enjoy a rejuvenating bathing experience. 

 

FACE CLEANSER

Lemon oil is useful as a face cleanser to help soothe and brighten the skin. It can cleanse the skin and help revive its natural complexion. It helps brighten the skin complexion, fades the appearance of blemishes and dark spots, and improves the skin's elasticity. Lemon essential oil hydrates the skin and leaves it with a refreshing and vibrant appearance.

How to Use:
  • In a small bowl, combine equal parts baking soda and honey with three or four drops of lemon essential oil.
  • Stir thoroughly to blend and use a face cloth to cleanse the face and neck area.

LAUNDRY FRESHENER

Lemon oil has the ability to neutralize foul odors from laundry. When you incorporate lemon oil in your laundry routine, you can rid your towels of lingering mildew odor, get tough odors out of gym clothes and give bed linens a refreshing, lingering scent.

How to Use:
  • Add about five drops of essential lemon oil to your regular wash cycle.
  • For added lemony scent, put three drops of lemon oil on a recycled dryer sheet and toss it in with your dryer load. The lemony scent will last until you are ready to wear your clothes and will freshen up your entire closet.

 

    Lemon essential oil is extracted from the peels of fresh lemons. It is one of the most used aromatherapy oil that offers countless benefits for improving skin and nourishes the scalp.

    In many cultures throughout the world, people have been using lemon oil to treat a broad spectrum of concerns for at least 1,000 years. It has been a staple ingredient in preparing many skin care and hair care products and folk remedies. Lemon oil is known for its refreshing scent and astringent qualities.

    Lemon oil can help clean the skin from toxins, refresh the mind with its rejuvenating scent, and makes the skin feel brighter. It is also a popular aromatherapy oil that is known for its soothing and therapeutic properties for the mind, skin, and body.

    Here are five excellent ways to use and benefit from lemon essential oil in your home.

    AROMATHERAPY

    If you use an air diffuser or another type of air freshener in your home, you can add lemon oil to enhance the benefits of aromatherapy. Breathing in lemon oil has been shown to improve mood and alleviate feelings of depression. Its refreshing and rejuvenating scent helps enhance concentration and promote fuller breathing. Moreover, due to its stimulating properties, lemon essential oil helps eliminate airborne bacteria and fights against foul odors in the atmosphere. 

    How to Use:

    • Add a few drops of lemon essential oil into your diffuser
    • Diffuse it for 25-20 minutes at a time                                            

    FURNITURE POLISH

    When you use lemon oil in DIY furniture polish, these properties may help to help soothe colds. It is an excellent surface cleaner and is incorporated with other ingredients to prepare many cleaning products.

    How to Use:

    • Just fill a small spray bottle with equal parts of regular olive oil and white vinegar.
    • Add 10 drops of lemon essential oil.
    • Shake well to combine and use as a commercial furniture polish.

     

    FIZZY BATH BOMBS

    Inhaling the fresh scent of lemon can refresh the mind, body, and spirit. What better way to enjoy the refreshing scent of lemon than in a homemade fizzy bath bomb?

    How to Use:

    Ingredient and Supplies:

    •  Silicone ice cube trays
    •  1 cp. 
    •  1/2 cup. citric acid
    •  1/2 cup. Epsom salts
    •  3 tsp. coconut oil
    •   2 tsp. essential oil
    •   1 tsp. water

    Directions:

    Mix all the dry ingredients in one bowl and all the wet ingredients in another bowl. Add the wet ingredients to the dry and stir to combine. Spoon into silicone ice cube trays. Pack tightly and allow setting for about 1 hour before removing. Add them in the bathtub next time you take a shower to enjoy a rejuvenating bathing experience. 

     

    FACE CLEANSER

    Lemon oil is useful as a face cleanser to help soothe and brighten the skin. It can cleanse the skin and help revive its natural complexion. It helps brighten the skin complexion, fades the appearance of blemishes and dark spots, and improves the skin's elasticity. Lemon essential oil hydrates the skin and leaves it with a refreshing and vibrant appearance.

    How to Use:
    • In a small bowl, combine equal parts baking soda and honey with three or four drops of lemon essential oil.
    • Stir thoroughly to blend and use a face cloth to cleanse the face and neck area.

    LAUNDRY FRESHENER

    Lemon oil has the ability to neutralize foul odors from laundry. When you incorporate lemon oil in your laundry routine, you can rid your towels of lingering mildew odor, get tough odors out of gym clothes and give bed linens a refreshing, lingering scent.

    How to Use:
    • Add about five drops of essential lemon oil to your regular wash cycle.
    • For added lemony scent, put three drops of lemon oil on a recycled dryer sheet and toss it in with your dryer load. The lemony scent will last until you are ready to wear your clothes and will freshen up your entire closet.

     


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