Historical Uses: Lemon has been used to fight food poisoning, malaria, typhoid epidemics and scurvy. Lemon has also been used to lower blood pressure and to help with liver problems, arthritis and muscular aches and pains.
French Medicinal Uses: Air disinfectant, anemia, asthma, cold, fever (reduces), germicide, gout, heartburn, intestinal parasites, red blood cell formation, rheumatism, throat infection, ureter infections, varicose veins, water purification, white blood cell formation.
Other Possible Uses: This oil may be beneficial for soothing broken capillaries, dissolving cellulite, clarity of thought, debility, digestive problems, energy, gallstones, hair (cleansing), promoting leukocyte formation, liver deficiencies in children, memory improvement, nails (strengthening and hardening), nerves, nervous conditions, respiratory problems, cleaning children’s skin, sore throats, and promoting a sense of well-being. It works extremely well in removing gum, wood stain, oil and grease spots. It may also brighten a pale, dull complexion by removing dead skin cells.
Body Systems Affected: Digestive, Immune and Respiratory systems.
Aromatic Influence: It promotes health, healing, physical healing and purification. Its fragrances is invigorating, enhancing and warming.
Application: Can be applied neat (without dilution) when used topically. Apply to reflex points and directly on area of concern; diffuse.
Oral Use as a Dietary Supplement: Generally Recommended as safe (GRAS) for human consumption by the FDA. Not for children under 6 years old; use with caution and in greater dilution for children 6 years old and over.
Safety Data: Avoid diret sunlight for u to 12 hours after use. Can cause extreme skin irritation.
This information was taken from the book, “Modern Essentials – A contemporary guide to the Therapeutic use of essential oils, 3rd Edition.” Page 55-56
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