If you are ready to experiment with essential oils, lemon oil is a great place to start. Lemon oil is one of the easier oils to use in the essential oil family, and as you will see it has so many practical uses. Take a look below at 10 ways to use lemon oil that you can try!
1. Remove residue
Lemon oil is perfect for removing sticky residue left by price tags, gum, glue, and even crayon. Just dab on with a q-tip and rub the residue away.
2. Sanitize your hard surfaces
You can add 3-4 drops of lemon oil to a spray bottle of vinegar and use the mixture to sanitize hard surfaces such as countertops, tile, sinks, and more.
3. Give yourself a boost of energy
You can add a few drops of lemon oil to your tea, water, and other beverages for a quick boost. The aroma as well as the properties of the oil will invigorate you naturally.
4. Give your carpets a boost
Add 10-12 drops of lemon oil to your carpet cleaning products prior to deep cleaning. It will help freshen your carpets as well as pull out set in stains.
5. Make any meal pop
You can add a few drops of lemon oil to most marinades, sauces, and rubs to make any meal pop with refreshing flavor.
6. Get your fridge smelling fresh
Place a container of baking soda in your fridge. Add a few drops of lemon oil to the baking soda and bad odors will not only be absorbed but your fridge will smell nice and fresh.
7. Soothe acne prone skin
A little lemon oil dabbed on a cotton ball and applied to the t-zone can help dry up oily spots and promote clearer, acne free skin.
8. Soothe sore throat
A few drops of lemon oil added to warm water and gargled can help soothe a sore throat as well as moisturize it.
9. Banish oily hair
Add a few drops of lemon oil to your shampoo to help get rid of oily hair and scalp. It can also help invigorate the scalp which promotes healthy hair growth.
10. Say goodbye to stress
Massage some lemon oil to the temples or pulse points when stress sets in. The aroma of the oils can help calm your senses and promote a feeling of well being.
As you can see, lemon oil is simple enough to use and can help with a host of issues. Try a bottle of lemon oil today and see what it can do for you.
There are many more ways to use lemon essential oil that we didn’t mention above. How do you use lemon oil?
*I only recommend using therapeutic grade essential oils in water and food. Not all essential oils are healthy for oral intake.