doTERRA Lemon Essential Oil
doTERRA Lemon essential oil is an all natural plant extract. It is made from the rinds of lemons. And it has amazing health benefits for you! You can use doTERRA essential oils in your daily routine to support a healthy lifestyle.
In this post, you will learn about using Lemon essential oil to support your health. So let’s get started!
How many lemons are in doTERRA Lemon oil?
Here’s a fun fact! Nearly 3,000 lemons are needed to distill just over 2 pounds of lemon essential oil. This equals about 50 lemons per 15mL bottle. (Source: Part 3: The Plant Perspective)
One bottle of natural essential oil comes with a wide variety of uses. Let’s explore different ways to use pure doTERRA lemon oil. Which will be your new favorite way to use Lemon?
How to use Lemon Essential oil
You can use doTERRA Lemon oil aromatically, topically, or internally.
I’ll share some how-to tips and recipes later down in this blog post, so keep reading!
What is Doterra Lemon essential oil used for?
You maybe be curious! doTERRA Lemon essential oil benefits your digestive, immune, and respiratory systems.
It also makes an all natural and easy to use household cleaner.
Last thing! If you’re wanting to detoxify your body in a healthy way, Lemon can support you. Simply add a drop or two to a glass of water each day.
Use Lemon Oil For Cleaning
doTERRA Lemon essential oil cleanses and purifies the air and surfaces. Many household cleaners are filled with toxins and harmful chemicals. I’ve fallen in love with lemon oil for cleaning!
From removing sticky residue to wiping my kitchen counters, I adore this pure essential oil. It has the amazing lemon aroma, without any harmful ingredients.
Read my blog post “WHY YOU NEED LEMON OIL TO BE A BETTER HOUSEKEEPER” for tips, and recipes for cleaning with doTERRA Lemon.
Favorite Ways To Use doTERRA Lemon Essential Oil
Lemon essential oil is a wonderfully versatile oil. It should be included in every Mom’s essential oil toolkit. I became hooked on doTERRA Lemon when my kids were tiny. We didn’t get out of the house often, and it got to be dreary to cope with.
So I would put Lemon essential oil into the diffuser and diffuse away. We noticed that while diffusing Lemon, everyone was just in a happy mood. My own mood felt positive and uplifting.
doTERRA CPTG Lemon is a popular oil to add to your drinking water. For more on adding essential oils to water, READ HERE.
Suggested Ways To Use Lemon Essential Oil From DoTERRA
- Supports healthy respiratory function.
- Diffuse to promote a positive mood.
- Take internally to assist with seasonal respiratory discomfort.
Use Lemon Oil For Purification
Lemon is known for having purifying properties. From your household air to household surfaces, and your own body, this oil is a great choice. To purify the air, diffuse. For household surfaces, rub on with a rag and some warm water. For your body, use internally. Use Lemon oil for purifying power.
Lemon Oil Supports Healthy Detoxification
doTERRA Lemon essential oil will aid your body in a gentle detox. The best way is internal usage. The easiest way is to add a drop or two of doTERRA Lemon (or another citrus oil) to your water.
Note: I only suggest doTERRA brand oils for ingestion. That is because of the purity and quality and transparency of the company.
Next time you fill your water glass, add a few drops of pure doTERRA Lemon essential oil.
I love the way that lemon oil tastes. Like lemonade, but without the sugar. You should drink a glass or two of water with added doTERRA Lemon oil daily.
Use Lemon Oil For Energy
Lemon essential oil may be used for healthy energy. You can diffuse or use it internally for this benefit! My favorite recipe is 2 drops each of Lemon and Grapefruit essential oils in a large glass of water. Drink instead of coffee in the afternoon when your energy begins to lag.
Use Lemon Oil For Mood
Lemon is from the citrus family of essential oils. Citrus oils are known for mood uplifting properties. Feeling a little down in the dumps? Maybe your kids are having a cranky day? Just don’t want to do something? Grab your doTERRA essential oil diffuser and put in 5 drops of Lemon essential oil. Experience the magic within minutes. Use Lemon oil often to uplift your mood.
Lemon Oil Benefits Your Respiratory Health
Did you know Lemon essential oil supports your respiratory system? It’s less commonly known! But doTERRA Lemon essential oil is fantastic for your respiratory health.
You can use it for reducing discomfort from seasonal pollens. Or to soothe feelings of congestion.
A gentle oil, doTERRA Lemon is a great choice for Moms and kids. The aroma is viewed as a favorable choice for those who do not care for very intense scents.
You can use it for reducing discomfort from seasonal pollens. Or to soothe feelings of congestion. A gentle oil, doTERRA Lemon is a great choice for Moms and kids. The aroma is viewed as a favorable choice for those who do not care for very intense scents.
Use lemon oil as a gentle respiratory support oil. doTERRA lemon is especially helpful when choosing essential oils safe for small children. I would comfortably use diluted Lemon oil topically. Or diffuse for even an infant to soothe respiratory irritations.
Lemon Essential Oil Benefits The Digestive System
You can use Lemon oil for a digestive benefit, too! It naturally cleanses the body and aids in digestion. Which makes it the perfect natural solution to digestive discomfort.
Try my go-to recipe in “Tummy Comfort Tea With Fennel & Lemon“. I find it so soothing when my tummy is a bit uncomfortable.
For small children, I don’t recommend ingestion. Kids can enjoy the digestive benefits of Lemon essential oil without ingesting it. Apply topically to the feet, or dilute and rub onto the belly area.
Maintain Already Healthy Heart & Circulation
Lemon oil helps maintain an already healthy blood pressure. Use lemon oil to maintain an already healthy blood pressure by taking a few drops internally in a capsule.
You can also massage 2-4 drops of Lemon onto your skin to help improve circulation in that area.
Lemon Oil Supports Throat Health
Because of those wonderful purifying properties, lemon essential oil supports throat health. Use your lemon essential oil by applying topically to the throat. You would also benefit from putting the lemon in a glass of water and drinking it. You could swish it around or gargle it for an added support. Include OnGuard for an extra boost of throat support.
Cook With Pure DoTERRA Lemon Oil
Did you know that you can cook with a pure lemon oil? Again, be sure you only ingest an oil with a supplements facts label. It needs to be sourced from the right place, and tested in the right ways to safely ingest it. To enjoy a yummy recipe with pure doTERRA Lemon, check out “Lemon Zucchini Loaf With doTERRA Lemon Oil“.
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