Not a lot of people know that lemons can actually treat anxiety and they can boost your mood. They are so much more than natural remedy against common cold.
If you cut three lemons in half and just leave them on your night table, you can experience some amazing benefits like:
- Energy boost
- They can treat hangovers and reduce fatigue
- Relieve asthma and cold symptoms and improve breathing
- Refresh the air in the room
According to Dr. J.C. Hebbar, an assistant professor at the Alva’s Ayurveda Medical College, lemon essential oil has multiple uses and can lead to a number of benefits:
- Improve mood
In order to treat depression and improve your mood, you can put lemon essential oil in your diffuser.
- Strong and improved immunity
Lemon essential oil can treat colds and promotes lymphatic drainage. You need to combine it with a carrier oil like coconut oil, and then rub it on your neck.
- White teeth
Create a combination of coconut oil, lemon essential oil and baking soda, and then with the help of a brush, rub this mixture on your teeth for about two minutes.
- Weight management
If you are the type of person that does not like to drink water, you can always enhance its taste by adding just a couple of drops of lemon essential oil in it. By drinking it 3 times a day, you will melt excess pounds and you will improve your metabolism.
This essential oil benefits your skin and makes it smooth, nourished and soft. Combine it with honey and baking soda and then use the mix to wash your face with.
- Hand wash
You can add several drops of lemon essential oil to the bottle of your favorite hand wash. This will improve the effectiveness of the hand wash and it will disinfect your hands and remove any grease.
- Fresh laundry
If you often times forget your laundry in the washer, then you can add 2-3 drops of this essential oil to it. This will neutralize the odd smell.
- Natural disinfectant
Take a 16 oz. spray bottle, fill it with water and then add two parts of lemon essential oil, one part of tea tree oil and just a little bit of white vinegar. You can use this mixture to spray your kitchen and bathroom surfaces, and it is especially good for countertops.
- Wood/silver polish
You can polish wood surfaces and some of the silver jewelry with a cloth that has been previously soaked in lemon essential oil.
- Remove goo
This essential oil is very effective against gum residue or stickers removal.