AROMA & PROPERTIES: A small thorny evergreen tree, native to India though often grown in southern Europe, has a citrus fragrance fresh and sharp. Rich in Vitamin C. The Egyptians saw it as an antidote to meat and fish poisoning and typhoid epidemics.Has Antiacid, Antiscorbutic, Antineuralgic, Depurative, Escharotic, Febrifuge, Haemostatic, Laxative, Stomachic, Tonic & Vermifuge properties.
MIND: Refreshing and cooling when feeling hot and bothered, helping to produce clarity of thought. Said to relieve headaches and migraine and neuralgic pains.
SKIN & HAIR: Brightens pale and dull complexions by removing dead skin cells. It smooths out broken capillaries and has an effective cleansing action on greasy skin and hair. A popular remedy for removing corns, warts and verrucas. Also has a softening effect on scar tissue and guards against brittle nails
BODY: A superb tonic to the circulatory system, liquefying the blood and aiding flow, thus easing pressure on varicose veins. Restores Vitality to red corpuscles easing anemic conditions. At the same time, it stimulates the white corpuscles, invigorating the immune system. Its antiseptic nature relieves sore throats, coughs, colds, and influenza, particularly when accompanied by feverish conditions, as it reduces high temperatures. Has a decongestant action on the kidneys and liver and has a cleansing action on the body generally. Will soothe insect bites and stings.
WEIGHT LOSS: Lemon oil helps promote the breakdown of body fat. It contains D-limonene, which is known to help support your metabolism and cleanse your lymphatic glands; this is a compound sourced from the peel of citrus fruits, and it can dissolve fats, including cholesterol, to help with weight loss.