Lemon essential oil is a completely natural ingredient that also serves as a home health remedy. It is extracted from the peel of fresh lemons using a “cold-pressing” process that pricks and rotates the peel as oil is released.
Lemon essential oil can be diluted and applied topically to your skin, as well as diffused into the air and inhaled. Some people swear by lemon essential oil as an ingredient that fights exhaustion, helps with depression, clears your skin, kills harmful viruses and bacteria, and reduces inflammation.
Lemon’s benefits include:
- It may reduce anxiety and depression symptoms
- It can ease morning sickness symptoms
- It can make your skin healthier
- It can act as a pain reliever
- It may help you breathe easier and soothe a sore throat
- It helps you feel alert and concentrated
- It may be effective in treating and preventing acne breakouts
- It may promote wound healing
- It has antifungal properties