Lemon oil is recommended for oily skin; it helps managing bacterial and viral rash, smoothes out small wrinkles and spider veins, whitens skin effectively, softens rough skin. The oil eliminates hair and nail fragility, gives them healthy shine. Lemon oil is used against obesity. This oil stabilizes and tones nervous system, relieves depression, improves attention concentration and memory.
Monocomponent essential oils: calamus, anise, orange, bergamot, valerian, vanilla, verbena, clove, geranium, grapefruit, spruce, jasmine, ylang-ylang, ginger, hyssop, cedarwood, cypress, coriander, cinnamon, lavender, laurel, frankincense, lime, lemon, marjoram, mandarin, melissa, myrrh, myrtle, juniper, nutmeg, mint, neroli, palmarosa, patchouli, petitgrain, silver fir (abies), wormwood, rose, rosemary, rosewood, sandalwood, Siberian pine, pine, thyme, thuya, fennel, tea tree, sage, eucalyptus.
How to use essential oils:
Inhalations: add a blend of essential oils to a bowl. Place a towel over your head and shoulders and place your head over the bowel, inhale slowly and deeply, repeat 2-3 times.
Aromatherapy is the easiest way to use essential oils in your house. Using oil burner your can create pleasant atmosphere in any room. First place some warm water into a bowl and then add a few drops of essential oil thereto.
Rinsing: add essential oil in required dosage to a glass of boiled water. Rinse several times a day.
Compresses: place 200 ml of water previously brought to the required temperature to a bowl, add the required amount of oil. Soak a towel in this mixture and hold the towel to the skin for 5-10 min.
Face masks: place 10 g of the respective base oil into a small container which can be hermetically closed, add the required essential oils, follow prescribed doses carefully. Mix thoroughly – enriched oil is ready for use.
Aromatic baths: water temperature in the bath should be 35 to 38°С. You can previously dissolve required essential oil in 100 ml of milk, or 1 tablespoon of honey, the optimum duration of such procedure is 10-15 min.
In steam bath: add a few drops of essential oil to a bucket of water. Pour it into hot rocks.
Massage: apply 10 drops of base oil or cream to your palm. Add the required amount of essential oil. Rub the mixture between your palms and do the massage.
Lemon oil: oil burner: 5-8 drops per 15 sq.m; baths: 1-3 drops, duration of the procedure — 15-20 min; massage: 10-15 drops per 100 ml of base oil; compresses, soak therapy: 1-2 drops per 200 ml of water; enrichment of creams, masks, toners: 4 drops per 10 ml of the base.
Lemon oil: allergy to citrus fruits, pregnancy. Do not apply to open parts of the skin before sunbathing, avoid UV rays within 4 hours after use. Seek aromatherapist’s advice before use.
Attention! The oil has phototoxic effect.
Depending on the type supplied in 5 ml, 10 ml and 20 ml bottles