Ten Ways to Use Lemon Essential Oil

Lemon essential oil is sometimes referred to as “liquid sunshine” – for a good reason! It is one of the most versatile essential oils, it is quite inexpensive, and it is an aromatic powerhouse. It has antiseptic, anti-inflammatory, and mood enhancing properties. Read on for 10 every day uses of lemon essential oil.

  1. Cooking. Add a drop of lemon oil to add flavor to baked goods.
  2. In your water. At home and especially when dining out – never mind adding a slice of lemon that may be teeming with pesticides. Carry your lemon oil with you!
  3. Lemonade. No fresh lemons, no problem. Mix 2 drops of lemon oil, 2 tablespoons of agave nectar, and 2 cups of water.
  4. Air freshener. Put several drops in a squirt bottle with water to use to freshen any room.
  5. Spot cleaner. Use 1-2 drops to remove gum, grease, or oil from surfaces.
  6. Countertops. Add 2-3 drops to water and spray counters to sterilize.
  7. Dish cloths and sponges. Soak your dish cloths and sponges overnight in a bowl of lemon-infused water to disinfect.
  8. Public bathrooms. Rub 1-2 drops on your hands after using a public restroom.
  9. Varicose veins. Rub several drops on varicose veins to improve circulation and decrease pressure on the veins.
  10. Mental clarity and mood. Diffuse in your work or study space to promote a positive mood and enhance cognitive ability.

These are just a few of the many uses for lemon essential oil. To learn more about certified pure therapeutic grade essential oils, feel free to contact me.