Mesmara Lemon Essential Oil:
- Wonderful antiseptic cleansing and cooling properties
- Use in air freshener or diffuse lemon oil to clear unpleasant aromas
- A natural disinfectant
- Used in laundry to remove smell
- Cleans greasy hands
Lemon oil works primarily with the promoting healthy function for the Skin, Aromatically, it’s invigorating in a wake-you-up sort way. It’s also one of the most popular essential oils and has about a gazillion (a very large number or quantity) uses.
How is lemon essential oil made?
Lemon essential oil is cold-pressed from the rinds of lemons, giving its aroma all the brightness of the freshly picked fruit. Cheerful, sweet, and nostalgic, Lemon oil can eliminate odors and infuse your whole home with its clean, lemon-drop scent when diffused.
Lemon essential oil blends well with Eucalyptus, Fennel, Frankincense, Geranium, Peppermint, Sandalwood, and Ylang Ylang.
Depending on your uses for this oil, substitutes may include: Frankincense, Wild Orange, Lime, or Peppermint essential oils
- The natural astringent and cleansing properties of lemon makes it a great household cleanser. Be it cleaning your kitchen slab or keep your floors sparkling lemon essential oil is an excellent alternative.
- Lemon essential oil can be used for aromatherapy purposes as a natural air freshener. The citrus, slightly sour and clean fragrance of this oil helps in making the space smell fresh and cheerful.
- It helps in brightening skin, tan-removal and skin lightening.
- Grow your hair faster by blending lemon oil with castor oil and olive oil. The essential fats and vitamins in olive oil nourishes hair from the root to shaft whereas castor oil helps to develop longer, thicker and stronger hair.
- If you have dark spots, pigmentation problems, uneven skin tone, dark circles then lemon and almond oil mask is worth trying. Both the products are known for the “lightening and brightening” benefits.
- The oil is a rich source of antioxidants, citric acid and vitamin c properties that help reduce acne-causing bacteria and germs. The essential properties contained in the oil aid the skin to boost the production of collagen and maintain an equal balance between sebum productions. As a result, the skin can reduce acne scars.
1. Household cleaner
- Add Lemon oil to a spray bottle of water to clean tables, countertops, and (Except granites) other surfaces. Lemon oil also makes a great furniture polish
- Simply add a few drops to olive oil to clean, protect, and shine wood finishes.
- Use a cloth soaked in Lemon oil to preserve and protect your leather furniture and other leather surfaces or garments.
- Lemon oil is a great remedy for the early stages of tarnish on silver and other metals.
- Use 1–2 drops to remove gum, oil, grease spots, glue or adhesive, and crayon from most surfaces.
- Combine 2–3 drops with water in a spray bottle to help cleanse and sanitize surfaces.
2. Skin Lightening
As we discovered earlier, lemon essential oil is the best oil for skin lightening. (See: This is the Best Essential Oil for Skin Lightening)
The three main components that make lemon essential oil remarkably good at skin lightening are
- Citric Acid
- Alpha Hydroxyl Acid
- These natural components found in lemon oil help you lighten your skin tone by:
- Acting as natural skin bleaching agents
- Reducing hyperpigmentation
- Toning your skin complexion
- Removing scars and dark spots with taint your complexion
- Gently exfoliating and sloughing off dull-colored dead cells in the epidermis
- Stimulating the replacement cycle of skin cells
- Removing tans.
3. Hair Growth
- Lemon Oil
- Castor Oil and
- Olive Oil
Grow your hair faster by blending lemon oil with castor oil and olive oil. The essential fats and vitamins in olive oil nourishes hair from the root to shaft whereas castor oil helps to develop longer, thicker and stronger hair.
Precautions of Lemon Essential Oil:
- Avoid contact with direct sunlight for 12+ hours after use.
- Always test for skin sensitivity prior to widespread use and use on the feet when possible.
- Excessive use of any oil can lead to skin sensitization.
- Keep out of eyes, ears, or nose.