Acne & Complexion: Lemon oil is rich in antioxidants and effective to treat scars and blemishes, brighten and preserve your skin tone Add 1 drop to your moisturiser at night and apply.
Antifungal: Effective against athlete’s foot, thrush, and yeast infections when applied topically.
Anxiety: It is a natural stress reliever. Put a drop on your mask. Inhaling it has been shown to stimulate serotonin and dopamine production, which contributes to decreased anxiety. Also, effective when diffusing. Add 4 drops to an ultrasonic diffuser.
Crayon drawings on walls: a little lemon oil.
Gum removal from hair: 1-2 drops of Lemon oil.
Greasy: stovetops, counters, and dishes with a mix of Lemon and vinegar. Mix 20 drops with 1 cup white vinegar in a 500ml spray bottle and fill to the top with water. Spray those sticky surfaces and wipe clean with a damp cloth. This mixture is very effective as a general household cleaner in the kitchen and bathroom.
Hard-water build-up: a paste made of baking soda, a little bit of water, and Lemon essential oil.
Hydration face mask: Mix 1 teaspoon coconut oil, 1 teaspoon honey, 1 drop Lemon oil. Apply to your face and let sit for 15 minutes before rinsing with lukewarm water.
Laundry: add 5-8 drops to the rinse cycle when washing clothes and towels for a fresh scent.
Lemon cookies: add a few drops of oil to a batch of cookies before baking.
Morning sickness: Lemon oil decreases the levels of nausea and vomiting significantly. Add 1 drop lemon oil to a glass of water and drink.
Motivation & Boost brainpower: Diffuse 4 drops lemon oil and 3 drops rosemary to help with concentration and focus.
Natural Analgesic/Pain reliever: It helps our bodies interpret our pain. Dilute 1-2 drops in a carrier oil and apply to painful areas.
Stinky smells: by placing a Lemon-infused cotton ball in the refrigerator, bathroom drawer, or trash can, and cleaning surfaces with a lemon infused all-purpose cleaner.
Weight Loss: Lemon essential oil has been shown to suppress weight gain and improve metabolic markers, such as cholesterol and triglycerides. However, do not ingest without the supervision of your physician.
Wound Healing: Cleanse the area of a small cut or scrape with diluted lemon oil to sanitize it, discourage infection, and possibly help the wound heal more quickly.
Uses of Lemon Essential Oil
Updated: Jan 28, 2021