Essential oils can have a healing effect mentally, physically, and emotionally. It can take a huge amount of a plant to get out even a small portion of essential oil — 4,000 pounds of Bulgarian roses are needed to get just one pound of oil, for example. This is why some essential oils are particularly expensive.
There are some general tips for using essential oils that apply regardless of the type. You want a high-quality therapeutic-grade oil. They are amazing for Diffusers - always use 100% pure! Never apply most oils directly to your skin, as their high concentration can cause a reaction or irritation. Instead, essential oils should be diluted with water or a carrier oil like jojoba, grapeseed or almond. And with a few exceptions, do not ingest essential oils. And always talk to your doctor about health concerns, especially if they represent sudden changes in your well-being.
Some uses for Lemon Essential Oil:
Lighten your mood
Immune system: Lemon oil is high vitamin content, which makes it incredible for the body’s immune system. It further stimulates white blood cells, thus increasing your ability to fight off diseases. Lemon oil also improves circulation throughout the body.
Fever: Lemon oil is effective against infectious diseases such as fever, malaria, and typhoid. Add one drop of lemon and peppermint oil, mixed in a carrier oil, to the bottoms of your feet to reduce fever and provide infection relief. Combine with Thieves essential oil for additional support.
Soothe a sore throat