I invited Vonda into my kitchen to talk about essential oils, and it was a Facebook live event. We had such a great time. Here’s how it went.
Young Living’s Lemon oil is cold pressed from the rind of the lemon, not from the pulpy acidic juice. As you know, the vitamins and nutrients are in the rind itself. It is full of antioxidants that has been linked to healthy immune system function. Remember, antioxidants create an unfriendly environment for free radicals that our bodies are in contact with daily.
• University researchers in Japan found when aromas were diffused during test taking, scores increased by as much as 50 percent.
• Since Lemon oil is cold pressed from the rind, it does not have the acidic effect, which is hard on our teeth enamel.
• Lemon is also an important ingredient in natural cosmetics that may be useful for cleansing the skin and reducing the appearance of wrinkles.*
• In his book, The Practice of Aromatherapy, Dr. Jean Valnet, M.D. wrote that lemon is a tonic for supporting the nervous and sympathetic nervous system. He also stated that the essential oil of lemon acts as a liver decongestant and diuretic and is a powerful body cleanser.*
• It takes 43 lemon rinds to cold press 1 bottle of lemon oil.*
**Caution** Avoid applying to skin that will be exposed to prolonged sunlight or UV light within 24 hours. Use a nontoxic sunscreen as citrus oils make the skin more photosensitive. **
– Lemon oil will eat up petrochemicals in our body. If you ever drank from a plastic water bottle, you’ve been exposed. Use in glass, stainless steel, and ceramic only because it will eat through the petrochemicals in plastic or styrofoam.
• Supports digestive efficiency *
• May improve concentration and mental acuity*
• Helps with occasional gas
• Helps of occasional heartburn
• Helps occasional constipation
• Helps occasional heartburn
• Helps upset/sour stomach