Citrus lemon

 

Lemon

Lemon

Properties: restorative, relaxant, antiseptic, antibacterial, antiviral, antihistamine and antidepressant.

Usage What it’s good for
Added to bathwater Refreshing and stimulating.
Drops on a handkerchief Improving memory and aiding concentration.
Massage Easing headaches, migraine and vertigo, lifting depression, soothing the digestive system and relieving menstrual cramps and urinary pain.
Neat (just one or two drops), mixed with a carrier oil or made into a compress Insect bites and stings, eczema, cold sores, shingles and boils.
As an antiseptic gargle Relieving sore throats.

Caution: don’t use before going in the sun. For sensitive skin, dilute well and don’t use for more than a few days at a time. Use within six months of purchase as it’s more likely to cause skin irritation once it has oxidised.