ECO Aroma Lemon Essential Oil is light and refreshing, with many uplifting benefits for the mind and body. Great for treating oily skin, minor wound healing, reducing blood pressure, boosting immune system and much more.
Like a burst of sunshine through the clouds, fresh and clean, Lemon essential oil is brimming with vitality. The aroma of lemon conjures up thoughts of cleansing, detoxifying and clearing. It is a lovely stimulating oil that can help clear emotional overload and revive fatigued spirits.
- May boost energy.
- Supports circulatory system aiding in digestive functions and lymphatic drainage.
- Antibacterial, antiseptic and anti-infectious properties.
- Great for oily skin types or to give a revitalising boost to a more mature complexion.
Benefits and uses of Lemon Essential Oil:
Skin & Hair: Lemon is effective in treating oily skin and its antiseptic properties make it treating cuts and wounds, clearing acne, cleaning greasy skin and hair, as well as removing dead skin cells, easing painful cold sores, mouth ulcers, herpes and insect bites.
Body: Great for minor wound healing. Improves digestive function and is beneficial to the circulatory system aiding with blood flow, reducing blood pressure and helping with nosebleeds. Helps bring down fever, helps relieve throat infections, bronchitis, asthma and flu. Boosts the immune system and cleanses the body, improves the functions of and it is helping with constipation, dyspepsia and cellulite. It soothes and relieves headaches and migraines and is helpful for rheumatism and arthritis.
Mind & Emotions: Lemon is great for mental alertness, it clears the mind and aids in decision making. Its stimulating on the mind and its cooling and refreshing on the body as a whole. Lemon lifts spirits and is useful in times of mental fatigue making it great for study.
Blends with: Bergamot, Eucalyptus, Fennel, Frankincense, Ginger, Juniper, Lavender, Neroli, Rose, Rosemary, Sandalwood, Ylang ylang.
How to Use
Modern-day scientists have found that various essential oils have strong therapeutic properties, working against infections, bacteria and even viruses. They can influence your moods, sharpen your focus, promote relaxation and enhance sensuality. ECO. modern essentials offers natural solutions in alleviating common ailments and stress using these natural ancient remedies for modern day living.
||Enjoy the aromas & the benefits or essential oils at home or at work by adding to your vaporiser. Add 6-8 drops of ECO. essential oil to your electric or tealight vaporiser. For tealight vaporisers, add 3/4 water to the top dish before adding your essential oils.
||Slipping into a warm bath with your favourite essential oil is pleasurable way of enjoying it's aroma & benefits for mind & body. Not all essential oils are suitable to be used in the bath, please check our website for individual instructions for each oil. Add 3-5 drops of ECO. essential oil to a full bath before immersing yourself in the warm water.
||Enjoy the infusion of essential oils with the vapour of a warm shower. Apply to an area on the shower floor where you are not standing as to be mindful not to slip. Sprinkle 1-2 drops of ECO. essential oil on the recess of your shower floor.
||Massage is a popular way to enjoy the therapeutic touch of an experience massage therapist combined with the benefits or aromatherapy. Sensitive skins may wish to perform patch test to the skin before the massage. See under safety & precautions for instructions. Add 3-6 drops of ECO. essential oil to a carrier oil for use in massage.
||Some essential oils are very beneficial to help with symptoms of coughs & colds & respiratory issues.
Add 1-2 drops of ECO. essential oil to a bowl of steaming water & cover the head with a towel. Close the eyes & inhale deeply.
||Several essential oils are beneficial to help with relaxation & encourage a good night's sleep. Add a drop to your pillow before sleep. Take care to not get oil in your eyes.
Safety & precautions with using essential oils
Pure essential oils are highly concentrated and volatile substances and therefore care must be taken when using them. The following guidelines need to be read before commencing using any essential in the ECO.AROMA range.
*Please check each individual Eco. Aroma product on our website for individual instructions for each oil.
- NOT TO BE TAKEN INTERNALLY
- KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN
- ESSENTIAL OILS SHOULD ALWAYS BE DILUTED
- DO NOT APPLY ESSENTIAL OIL ON BROKEN, RAW OR SENSITIVE SKIN.
PREGNANCY: Caution needs to be taken using essential oils during pregnancy and in the case of some essential oil avoided all together. Certain oils are very stimulating some having a diuretic effect while others can induce menstruation and effective hormones.
AVOID USING SUNBEDS AND DIRECT SUNLIGHT: Some essential, oils mainly expressed citrus oils, can cause the skin to become photosensitive for a short period of time. It is best to avoid direct sun exposure and sunbeds at least 24 hours after use of these oils on the skin.
RECOMMENDED DILUTIONS ECO. recommends 6 drops of essential oil to 12ml of carrier oil of an ADULTS massage. ECO. recommends 3 drops of essential oil to 12ml of carrier oil of for CHILDREN, ELDERLY AND PREGNANT WOMEN.
SKIN SENSITIVE: some essential oils can irritate sensitive skin. ECO recommends doing a patch test on the inner arm before use.
CONSULT YOUR HEALTHCARE PROVIDER: if any symptoms persist ensure you consult your health care provider.
Citrus limonum (lemon) oil