10 Uses For Lemon Oil-And A GIVEAWAY

The winner of the giveaway is Melissa K with the email lissa69@____.com. Please email cocoswell at gmail.com to claim your prize!!!

I’ve recently started my journey of learning about the power of essential oils and it’s been enlightening and exciting! The first real experience I had with essential oils was when Coco-nib had his first ear infection. Our pediatrician gave us a bottle of a mixture of garlic oil,  lavender oil and olive oil to cure his infection. Within a week the infection was GONE without using an ANTIBIOTIC. I was thrilled and amazed.

I’m slowly learning about different essential oils and i’ve got to be honest with you guys…I used to think essential oils were more about the smell than their healing abilities. Daily I discover how wrong I was. Unfortunately not all essential oil brands are the same-and when you are using them in and on your body you need to make sure they are completely pure and unadulterated. After hours and hours of research I chose to purchase Young Living Essential oils.  If you are interested in getting started with essential oils I highly recommend purchasing the premium kit($150) from Young Living. It gives you all 13 of the most popular oils and an amazing diffuser(retail value $93). Learn more here. 

 Right now my FAVORITE oil is Lemon oil. Partly because it smells amazing( I love diffusing it in my home) but mostly because of it’s many DAILY uses. So here are my top ten ways to use Lemon oil!

Also I want to share the love with you all and I’m giving away 1 bottle of Young Living Lemon Oil. You can enter at the bottom of this post! 

 

TOP TEN USES FOR LEMON OIL 

 1. Make you own Non-Toxic Homemade Cleaner- I use a super simple recipe where I add half water/ half vinegar and ten drops of lemon oil. It’s the most refreshing all-purpose cleaner! The Lemon oil adds degreasing power to the cleaning solution and works great on sticky floors and counter tops. 

2. Use lemon oil in a homemade marinade for chicken or salmon. 

3. Make your own lemon body butter that soothes and refreshes the skin- Recipe Here 

4. If you have varicose veins lemon oil might be your cure. Rubbing several drops of lemon oil on your problem area will help increase blood circulation. 

5. Use lemon oil on acne spots to  help balance oil production of oil glands 

6. Add a couple drops of lemon oil to your morning smoothie for a little extra zing and an antioxidant boost

7. Make your home smell AMAZING. I have an essential oils diffuser that came with my essential oils kit and diffusing lemon oil is by far my favorite oil to diffuse! It sanitizes the air while brightening your mood!

8. Make DIY body scrub that will help exfoliate your skin and improve circulation-Recipe Here 

9. Add a couple drops of lemon oil to your water and instantly change your water from boring to extraordinary. Lemon oil is packed full of antioxidants and helps detoxify the body. 

10. Soothe corns, calluses, or bunions by rubbing lemon essential oil on the affected area morning and evening.

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49 Comments

  1. Isabella M.

    I’ve never used lemon oil, but I would love to try it!

  2. SandyN

    I think I’d make some cleaning products with it. Love lemon scent!!!

  3. Laura H

    I use lemon oil for cleaning. Love the clean scent of lemon.

  4. I would like to make perfume with it 🙂

  5. Liz

    I would use it when someone in the family has a sore throat, great in warm water with honey and thieves 🙂

  6. Carissa

    Cleaning, cooking, baking, & natural skin products. I’d love the diffuser for freshening up the house too.

  7. Colleen Boudreau

    I would use it for acne spots and cleaning.

  8. Jessica

    I would use it for cleaning, I love, love, love the way lemon smells, real lemon, not nasty chemical lemon smell.

  9. Amy

    Cleaning products!! 😉

  10. Julie Hanson

    I have ordered my first essential oils but haven’t received them yet. I’m looking forward to making your body butter with them. I’m sure Lemon will be one of my favorites.

  11. Brenda

    Would love to use it for cleaning!

  12. Beauty uses, prolly. 😀

  13. Janice

    My daughter combs a few drops through her mousy hair and sits in the sun for 30 minutes. Instant highlights, no damage.

  14. Brooke Sopher

    Definitely in a body butter for myself and to help with my husband’s feet.

  15. Jodie Kilpatrick

    I would use Lemon Oil to make the body butter and for energy!

  16. Barowlett4277

    I love using it in cleaning products and in the kitchen sink

  17. Christy H

    I would use it to diffuse and in cleaners.

  18. Liz Lamontagne

    I would definitely use the lemon oil to brighten up my apartment. Clean the kitchen, detox my insides, and brighten my skin on the outside!

  19. Jen C

    I always use lemon juice in my water, but have read that the beneficial compounds, etc. reside more in the lemon rind (which lemon EO is derived from) – so I’d love to try the lemon EO for a new improved version of lemon water!

  20. syl

    would use lemon oil for cleaning products and bath and body products!

  21. Jackie

    I like to diffuse lemon or make a quick antibacterial hand oil (some carrier + lemon) using it to clean and freshen my hands 🙂

  22. Cynthia

    I use it for cleaning.

  23. sarah

    LOve lemon EO!

  24. Kim

    I have been having issues with my gallbladder. A friend recommended I try Lemon EO. This would be a great item to win. Thank you.

  25. Katy H.

    Lemon is great of cleaning!

  26. Birdiebee

    So many uses but would use for vericose veins and for cooking.

  27. Savannah

    I would definitely use it to add some “oomph” to my homemade cleaners and as uplifting aromatherapy! 🙂

  28. Jaclyn

    I Love lemon essential oil. Mostly use in cleaning and body products.

  29. Elena Vo

    Well I love lemon-scented hand lotion, I’d like to try to make my own with the essential oil!

  30. Christina Ivey

    I love essential oils and I would certainly try lemon oil for any or all of the above uses.

  31. Jenny Roselius

    I have recently begun making my own household cleaners, so I would most likely use the Lemon oil for that.

  32. Grace

    I haven’t had a chance to try any of the Young Living essential oils yet – would love to!

  33. Valerie B

    I love lemon in my water and in my homemade toothpaste…and to diffuse….and to clean..and……oh, In everything!

  34. Sara

    I would love to try this oil in smoothies.

  35. Eileen

    I would use lemon oil for cleaning and would try on my legs for the varicose veins

  36. I’ve tried to join your essential oils group several times but still don’t see how…says it’s a closed group and I don’t see a request to join link. Please help!

  37. Lynn Powell

    I would like to try lemon oil for many things.

  38. Rebecca

    Disinfect the dishwasher! This is probably my favorite oil too..it smells so good!

  39. lori

    I would use it in the diffuser to make my living area smell great.

  40. Gail Deel

    I love lemon and geranium essential
    oils in a bit of jojoba or coconut oil
    for face and body

  41. i like diffusing it!

  42. I would use it as an air freshener and diffuse also

  43. Maria

    I will use it in my water, household cleaner and for my allergies along with lavender and peppermint.

  44. Shannon

    I would use it in household cleaners, bug repellent, air freshener, and I’m sure I could find plenty more uses for lemon eo.

  45. Shauna

    I can’t wait to learn all about using essential oils for many uses, but especially for my health!

  46. Jannelle Hurney

    I’d diffuse it and use it for cleaning au naturale 🙂

  47. Vikki Makin

    I will use it for medicine and skincare.

  48. Lisa

    Lemon is one of my favorites! Have it in my water regularly.

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