Availing Citrus essential oil for benefitting your body is a smarter and chemical-free way of attaining healthy body. Made from the fresh fruits of lemon, this oil provides uncountable benefits to mind and soul as well as possesses many therapeutical properties. It is also used in aromatherapy to sooth down nervous system.
The botanical name of lemon is Citrus Limonum. This evergreen plant of Rutaceae is native to South Asia especially northern regions of India. It blooms white-coloured flowers and its juice contains 5 to 6% Citric acid which makes it ideal for making many juices.
Overview of Citrus Essential Oil
Citurs Essential Oil is prepared by cold pressing the fruit extract of lemon. It has a tangy and bit savory flavor. The oil has rich contents of Vitamins, limonene, a-pinene, ß-pinene and ß-myrcene. It is highly used for making perfumes, medicines and in aromatherapy sessions as well.
Benefits of Citrus Essential Oil
• Citrus essential oil is rich in antioxidant component and hence it is very beneficial to heal damaged cells and tissues.
• The oil is widely used for eliminating germs and bacteria from body and as well as from home when used as room freshener.
• People with anxiety and depression issues can find relief on using Citrus essential oil.
• The oil is a natural purifier to remove toxins and impurities from cells.
Blends well with
Citrus essential oil goes well with floral oils like Lavender, spice oil like Cinnamon or Clove and other bright oils like Peppermint or rosemary.
When used in high doses, Citrus essential oil can cause skin irritation, allergies, burns and rashes. It also increases the level of blood pressure and heart pulse rate. Therefore, it is important to consult a doctor before giving it to any pregnant or lactating women for use in many way.