Lemon is a refreshing, energizing and uplifting scent.
Lemon has many health benefits and has stimulating, calming, astringent, detoxifying, antiseptic, disinfectant and anti-fungal properties.
Some uses for Lemon essential oil are:
- Laundry – it not only can make your washing smell fresh by putting a few drops in where the fabric sofener goes. It will make your washing machine smell clean.
- Disinfectant – Soak kitchen cloths in water with a few drops of lemon to disinfect. Also clean cutting boards and kitchen benches with it, makes a great disinfectant.
- Insect Repellent – Insects are not keen on the scent of lemon. Combine it with peppermint and eucalyptus oil along with coconut oil for an effective insect repellent.
- Skincare – As Lemon is astringent and detoxifying. Its antiseptic properties help treat and clear skin. It can also help reduce excess oil in the skin. Add a few drops of the oil to facial cleanser to help remove dead skin cells.
Lemon can also help eliminate dandruff as well as straightening your hair.
These are just some of the things Lemon is great for!