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June Essential Oil of the Month…Lemon!

Posted Jun 01 2012 9:14am

Botanical Name: Citrus limon

Source: Rind of the fruit

Overview:

When life gives you lemons, use lemon essential oil to brighten up your day!  Just one look at lemons and it sparks feelings of happiness!  Lemons are a nice, bright and cheery yellow.  There is nothing quite like the uplifting and energizing aroma of fresh squeezed lemons.  Perhaps lemon essential oil and lemons themselves can be viewed as optimistic!

Lemon essential oil helps increase concentration and memory as well as combat mental fatigue; this makes it a handy oil to use at work, school or during times when concentration is needed.  Lemon essential oil is also energizing and increases mental clarity.  It is a great oil to have on hand for its antiseptic properties which makes it a great oil to use in cleaning products.  Lemon essential oil is effective for neutralizing odors and dispelling germs.  Take a few drops of lemon essential oil with you on a tissue as you head out for the day to bring you mental clarity at any time!

Uses & Facts:

Recipes:

Exam or Presentation Booster:

1 drops rosemary essential oil

2 drops lemon essential oil

Apply drops to either a tissue or cotton pad.  Inhale deeply before performance to bring clarity.  This can also be used anytime during the day or at work as a focus booster.

Pre-Workout Motivation Spritzer:

13 drops  Lemon essential oil

7 drops Grapefruit essential oil

4 drops Ginger essential oil

Add drops in a 2oz spritzer bottle (available for purchase in the YBN studio) with distilled water. Be sure to leave room at the top of the bottle so the oils and water will have room to mix together when you shake them up.  Shake before each use.  Spray all over body before working out for an energizing boost.

Bacteria Buster Diffuser Blend:

6 drops  Lemon essential oil

2 drops  Tea Tree essential oil

5 drops  Bergamot essential oil

Add essential oils to a tea light diffuser or nebulizer and enjoy the germ busting benefits and the aroma too!

Come on in and shop our studio or on-line!  For the month of June receive 10% off your  Lemon Pure Essential Oil purchase!

As always, check out our website at www.YourBodyNeeds.com for more information and recipes


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