Throughout history lemons and lemon oil have been used in many ways.
The ancient Romans used the rinds to scent their clothes and to repel insects. During the Renaissance, women would use the juice to get their lips looking redder.
Nowadays it can is used as a teeth whitener, laundry freshener, cellulite cream, face wash and household cleaner!
Many believe that the fruit originates from India, though it’s a hotly debated topic. Regardless of where the first lemon tree sprouted up from, it’s an amazing gift from Mother Nature.
Firstly, most varieties grow lemon all year round.
Secondly, the lemon essential oil is great for the body in many ways. It is a good antibacterial agent and due to its acidity, exfoliates the skin. Lemon essential oil brightens and lightens the skin, adding tone to oily skin. Oh, and it is also good for fighting wrinkles!
Thirdly, the essential oil from lemons, when inhaled, will help you to fight against mental fatigue, promoting motivation. We’ve heard that banks in Japan diffuse the oil in order to increase mood and productivity!
One final fact. This is one of the oils that is also believed to be safe during pregnancy.
It there anything that fruit can’t do?
The precious lemon oil can be found in our body oil.
Maya xMarkus Spiske