Lemon essential oil is very versatile. It can be used as a dietary supplement and in perfumes. In addition, there are many internal and external curative and preventive uses. Among other things, fruit is a rich source of vitamin C.
The lemon essential oil has been used in the past. It is believed that lemons were first introduced to Europe around 1400. Lemons are believed to have originated from or around the Middle East.
The best organic Lemon oil is obtained from fresh lemon peels by cold pressing. Lemon oil is watery in consistency and dark yellow in color. The aroma is natural, similar to that of concentrated lemon peel.
Benefits of lemon oil
1) Aids Digestion: Lemon relieves digestive problems when mixed with warm water. Helps overcome nausea, heartburn. The liver removes toxins from the bloodstream and converts them into free radicals, the vitamin C in lemon is a powerful antioxidant that neutralizes free radicals.
2) Fights Cancer: Lemon contains compounds called limonoids which have been shown to stop cell division in cancer cells. Lemons have been shown to relieve cancers of the mouth, skin, lung, breast, stomach, and colon.
3) Relieves Rheumatoid Arthritis and Osteoarthritis: Due to the anti-inflammatory properties of vitamin C in lemon, it has been shown to reduce symptoms of pain and swelling. 1-2 ounces of diluted lemon juice should be taken three times a day.
4) Diabetes: Lemon contains a compound called hesperidin, which lowers blood sugar by increasing the activity of the enzyme glucokinase, which metabolizes glucose from the bloodstream.