An excellent citrus from Sicily. Lemon (citrus limonum) essential oil has a refreshing, cleansing, bright, clearing effect. Lemon is helpful for ridding warts, corns and verrucae. Especially useful for sluggishness, post-viral fatigue, fevers and viral infections.
Aromatherapy/Home Use example:
When feeling under the weather, add 3 drops Lemon, 3 drops Eucalyptus/Tea tree, and 3 drops Lavender to 300ml water in a diffuser. Alternatively, this same blend can be diluted in 20ml Sweet Almond oil and applied as a massage to the body.
Safety: Phototoxic, so avoid direct sunlight or UV beds 12 hours after using on skin. Nontoxic. Use in moderation as it may cause dermal irritation to individuals with sensitive or allergy-prone skin. If so, avoid use in baths or massage.