Friday, July 20, 2018

Cleanse, Disinfect, and Uplift with Lemon Essential Oil

A quick Internet search for "Lemon Essential Oil" will yield thousands upon thousands of results detailing the many uses and health benefits of this must-have essential oil. Lemon essential oil is so versatile, in fact, that finding ways to integrate it into your daily routine is incredibly easy.
Several days ago, I received a bottle of Scential Health's Lemon Essential Oil for review. Prior to receiving the oil, I read up about it's many benefits and was anxious to try it for myself!

* Product and/or service provided for review without cost. As always, all opinions are my own.

If you haven't read my previous reviews on their Frankincense Oil and Grapefruit Oil, feel free to check those out!

Scential Health Lemon Essential Oil, as with all of their EOs, comes in a glass, amber-colored 15mL bottle—this is to protect the essential oil from sun and/or light damage. As mentioned in my previous reviews, the label, to me, reflects simplicity.

At the time of this blog post, Scential Health Lemon Essential Oil is on sale for $7.95. Of course, the sale price is subject to change, but this lemon essential oil is affordable even at it's actual retail price of $12.95.

The lemon essential oil contains a Euro-style dropper cap that dispenses oil easily with a light squeeze. The cap is sealed, to maintain freshness.

My first impression of the lemon essential oil was positive. I love the citrus scent, but it also has a sharp freshness to it that you would have to smell to understand. It smells like lemons, although stronger, in my opinion.

I like to add a few drops of Scential Health Lemon Essential Oil to my humidifier to enjoy the aroma-therapeutic benefits. It leaves my home smelling fresh and clean, and I feel that it truly does uplift my mood—much like the grapefruit oil does.

Benefits of Lemon Essential Oil

You may have noticed that lemon scents are quite popular in cleaning and disinfectant agents. There is a reason behind this, and it's not simply because it smells nice. As a matter of fact, lemon essential oil is a very powerful antimicrobial—preventing the growth of microbes on counter tops, in laundry, in your bathroom, and wherever else you decide to use it.

A few of the other benefits of lemon essential oil are as follows:

  • Cleaning
  • Purification
  • Oral Health
  • Cough Relief
  • Promotes Weight Loss
It is also considered to enhance your mood and improve concentration. For those who look to essential oils for spiritual purposes, you'll be pleased to know that lemon essential oil is said to help release old habits and negative patterns, while also opening the heart center which leads to happiness and hopefulness.

Brief History of Lemon Essential Oil

Based on what we currently know, lemons were native to Asia. The Romans referred to the lemons as the "median apple" and used its rind as an insect repellent and to keep their garments smelling fresh. The Roman goddess of youth, Juventas, was often symbolized using the lemon.

How is lemon essential oil extracted?

Like all citrus fruits, lemon essential oil is extracted by cold pressing the rinds.

Uses of Lemon Essential Oil

Lemon essential oil has hundreds of uses, including but not limited too:

  • Teeth Whitener
  • Laundry Refresher
  • Grease Remover
  • Facial Wash
  • Silver Polish
There are dozens of recipes utilizing lemon essential oil on the Internet, from beauty to household cleaning.

Overall Opinion

I really like Scential Health Lemon Essential Oil. It's fresh and clean scent is one that I really enjoy, especially in my humidifier. I have written down quite a few recipes to create all-natural cleaning agents with the oil, and look forward to trying them.

As mentioned in previous reviews, I am satisfied with the quality of essential oils you receive from Scential Health, especially for the price. The oils are potent and they serve their purpose, whether for aromatherapy or topical application for physical ailments.

Head on over to Scential Health to purchase a bottle of affordable lemon essential oil!

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