Lemon essential oil is sunshine in a bottle; it has a joyful, uplifting, clean and refreshing citrus aroma which has been loved for thousands of years. Lemon has many benefits to human health and well-being besides the pleasure of its smell. It is an ideal choice for cleaning with its powerful antiseptic properties. Furthermore, the lemon essential oil from Veriditas Botanicals 100% USDA and Ecocert food grade organic which can be used to make lemon water.
Lemon is detoxifying, aids with digestion while boosting immune function. Lemon has the power to improve one’s mood, increase focus and refresh our mind when fatigued. Lemon essential oil is used extensively in food flavoring, cosmetics, perfumes and cleaning products.
Our certified, organic Lemon is a pure, therapeutic grade essential oil and is safe internally. It has many health benefits, and it tastes great! 3 drops of Lemon essential oil can turn a regular glass of water in to a lemony treat. Add approximately 3-5 drops per pint of water throughout your day to assist liver detoxification (to help encourage weight loss), cleansing of the GI tract, and bringing radiance to the skin. Lemon essential oil consists of 68% d-Limonene, one of the most powerful antioxidants, according to the Mayo Clinic.
Lemon is very safe oil and suitable for children, adults, elderly and pregnancy. Lemon is applied to the skin to help improve the appearance of acne, oily complexion, cellulite and varicose veins. Lemon is best in a 5% dilution in a carrier such as coconut oil, jojoba oil, lavender oil, or lotion especially with children, pregnancy, elderly or dry and or sensitive skin. It is photosensitizing meaning that the area skin to which lemon is applied will be significantly more sensitive to the sunlight. Do not apply lemon essential oil before sunbathing.
- Information by Melissa Farris, Founder of Veriditas Botanicals
*Information given is the historical and use of medicinal herbs. This information is for educational purposes only, not FDA approved. We do not intend to diagnose, treat, or cure any disease. Please use all essential oils under the advice and council of your local herbalist, aromatherapist, midwife, spiritual advisor, and/or doctor.