What benefits does lemon have on the skin? Red Lotus in Beaverton, Oregon gives you all you need to know about lemon and your skin care.
Lemon is best known for it’s ability to cleanse toxins from any part of the body and is widely used to stimulate lymph drainage, to rejuvenate energy, purify skin and act as a bug repellant.
According to a study published in the International Journal of Food Microbiology last year, lemon oil may actually be the most powerful anti-microbial agent of all the essential oils.
Another study published in Experimental Biology and Medicine found that breathing in the scent of lemon essential oils improved neurological activity that promotes the breakdown of body fat.
Lemon oil is one of the most “essential” oils to have on hand and can be used as teeth whitener, laundry freshener, cellulite cream, face wash and household cleaner.
From what we can tell, Ayurvedic medicine has been using both lemons and lemon essential oil to treat a wide spectrum of health conditions for at least 1,000 years. The health benefits of lemon essential oil have been well established scientifically.
Lemon Oil BenefitsAccording to Alva’s Ayurveda Medical College assistant professor Dr. J.V. Hebbar, the benefits of lemon include:
Why not try essential oils to degrease and disinfect.
Here is our favorite recipe for all purpose cleaner:
2 cups Filtered water
2 Tablespoons Liquid Castile Soap
20 drops Lemon Oil
10 drops Tea Tree Oil
20 drops Rosemary Oil
Mix well in a spray top container and you're ready to clean.
Sweet Orange Oil and Eucalyptus are commonly used in cleaners also.
We hope you enjoy our creations!