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Essential Oils: Lemon

Over the course of the next few weeks, I’ll be touching base on all the essential oils in the Young Living Premium Starter Kit and presenting you with information, benefits, recipes, and other resources. If you feel like purchasing a Wholesale Membership along with the Premium Starter Kit, feel free to sign-up here or if you don’t want to purchase a starter kit and just want the one essential oil you can sign up through me as a Retail Customer here instead. Please join me on this oily journey. 

Did you know? It takes 75 lemons to make one 15 ml bottle of lemon (Citrus limon) essential oil! Of everything, lemon is my most favored scent and flavor. The aroma is bright, crisp, and enticing while the taste is zesty and tangy. It’s citrus-y power reaches culinary dishes to cleaning supplies to detoxing. It’s one of the most powerful essential oils with a vast array of benefits. It’s a necessity in your oily arsenal.

Benefits & Uses

The citrus of the lemon helps penetrate dirt, grease, and grime. It’s a wonderful tool for cleaning your household. All you need is a spray bottle filled with warm water, 3 tablespoons of castile soap, and 15-20 drops of lemon essential oil. Mix those ingredients together and you have your own cleaner. You can also add a little white vinegar to help cut the grime.

Energy Booster & Mood Enhancer
The refreshing aroma of lemon is a wonderful energy booster. Diffuse a little in the morning when you wake up or during a stagnant part of your day.You’ll feel refreshed and rejuvenated immediately! 

Stain Remover
If you have children, you know how messy they can get. A favorite way to use lemon is as a stain remover. All you need is 5-7 drops of lemon, 1/4 cup vegetable glycerin and 1/4 cup of water. Pour and shake into a spray bottle, rub onto the material, and throw in the wash. It’ll come out like new!

Another tip: Dry it in the sun and watch the stain fade.

Reduce Occasional Anxiety & Stress
Dab a little onto your wrists and on each side of your neck to enhance your performance and calm your mood. You can also massage it onto your feet daily to help start your day.

Weight Loss
Lemon has been used for years for detoxing purposes. It promotes energy, a healthy metabolism, and helps digestive ailments making it a great tool for weight loss. Young Living’s Lemon essential oil is safe for ingestion so you can add a drop into your glasses of water throughout the day. This will help your digestion issues, metabolism, circulation, cravings, and work to detoxify your body – all ways to drop the pounds. You can also help detox your body by massaging it onto the reflex points of your feet.

Feel free to purchase your own lemon oil by joining Young Living. By joining through me, you’ll be put on a waiting list to receive my FREE ebook filled with recipes, safety concerns, information about a variety of essential oils and more! If you join as a wholesale member, you’ll be entered into my raffle to win a free 10 oil case. More information about Young Living can be found here.

*These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.

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