Young Living's lemon oil is cold pressed from the rind of the lemon, not from the pulpy acidic juice, because the oils are in the rind itself. Since lemon oil is cold pressed from the rind it does not contain the acid that is hard on our tooth enamel. It is full of antioxidants beneficial to healthy immune system function. Antioxidants create an unfriendly environment for free radicals that our bodies are in contact with daily.
- Supports a healthy immune and lymphatic system
- Supports digestive and detoxification
- Helps to balance proper PH levels in the body
- May improve concentration and mental acuity
- Freshens the air and eliminates odors
- It is mood elevating
- May be useful for cleansing the skin and reducing the appearance of wrinkles.
- Gets permanent marker off of objects, temporary tattoos off of children, and is a powerful degreasing agent
- Water flavoring
(Fun Fact: It takes 43 lemon rinds to cold press 1 bottle of lemon oil.)
Waking early, afternoon homework and staying healthy through it all can be tiresome. But adding a little lemon into your routine can help! Diffusing a few drops of lemon oil in the morning will gently wake up those little brains, getting our mornings started with an uplifting positive attitude. It will also help to boost their immune system. As your little 'Einstein's' return home, there's all that homework. Diffusing lemon again can help with their focus on all their lessons.
For veggies and fruit that will be packed in lunches or for an afternoon snack can be rinsed in water with 2-5 drops of lemon to wash off germs and pesticides. Cleaning and disinfecting tables and countertops is an easy task, by adding a few drops of lemon to a spray bottle of water, adding no harsh chemicals to your family kitchen/homework area.
Homework all finished? Need to keep younger children busy while making supper? Pre-make up a batch of homemade play dough with lemon oil added. It's a fun way to keep busy brains active. Creating play dough creations at the table. Your lemon spray will clean up the sticky mess after the play dough is put away.
Lemon is nature’s version of Goo-Gone too! Parents, you will find using lemon for removing gum, glue, crayons and grease spots from surfaces is a breeze. It can also be used in your laundry (10-15 drops) to help remove stains and freshen clothes.