Main Therapeutic Properties
The Circulatory system:
|Part of Plant used:
||Peel or zest of fruit
|Country of Origin:
|Colour of oil:
||Sharp, citrus, refreshing
||Top-strong Mid-weak Base-weak
||Could prickle sensitive skins. Potential photo sensitization
||Pinene, d-limonene, terpinene, geraniol, linalool, caprilic acid
|Actions on the body:
||Anti-acid, antiseptic, carminative, depurative, diuretic, escharotics, febrifuge, hepatic, hypotensive, laxative, stomachic, tonic
Stimulating to general circulation, aids lymphatic drainage, detoxing.
The Digestive system:
Improves digestive processes, enhances elimination of toxins from the colon, cleansing, said to counteract acidity in the body and makes the stomach more alkaline.
The Muscular system:
Arthritis, cellulitis, rheumatism, aids the elimination of uric acid build up, soothing to muscular or joint aches and pains.
The Nervous system:
Lemon is restorative, supports vitality
The Respiratory system:
Antiseptic quality supports cleansing of the respiratory tract, asthma, throat infections, bronchitis and catarrh.
Useful in treating acne, anemia, brittle nails, boils, corns, astringent quality, good for oily acne complexions, mouth ulcers, warts, varicose veins (can help to prevent and also to prevent them from getting worse), cleansing, good for tired, sagging and grayish (smokers) skin, promotes blood circulation.
The Urinary system:
Aids elimination, cleansing to the kidneys.
Clarifying, cleansing, refreshing, rejuvenating, expanding, uplifting.