What you need to know
Home Uses for Lemon Essential Oil
Lemon essential oil takes out ALL odor when you forget and leave your load of laundry in the washer way too long! Put a few drops on your dryer balls and voila.
Lemon oil is excellent for removing tree sap and other yucky stuff like labels off jars etc...
Stop Grease in its Tracks
Soap alone won’t remove the grease, but lemon oil mixed with your soap will. Lemon oil is a great de-greaser!
A lemon oil treated cloth is a great for the early stages of tarnish on silver or other metals like BBQ's.
Lemon oil can help you avert a hair cutting crisis the next time you deal with gum in hair. Removes stickers or temporary tattoos, too!
Revive Wood Furniture
Bring your furniture back to life with lemon oil! Just add a few drops of lemon oil to olive oil for a non-toxic furniture polish. Lemon oil leaves a beautiful shine, prevents fine wood finishes from drying out, and replaces lost moisture in antique woods as it penetrates worn finishes.
Lemon oil is great for cleaning stainless steel appliances. You’ll love the way stainless looks and smells!
Clean Granite or Porous Stone
What is living in the pores of your natural stone counters or floors? Lemon oil cleans deeply, seeps into stone and leaves you with a “real fresh lemons” aroma, rather than that fake lemon chemical smell.
Kid’s sneakers, a baby’s blowout, potty training, pets – diffuse or spray lemon oil and neutralize odors at their source!
Lemon oil lifts scuff marks in right away
Clean Cutting Boards
Cutting boards can harbor bacteria in your kitchen. Use lemon instead of toxic cleaners - add a drop or two with Thieves Household Cleaner for a powerful clean.
Bring the Shine Back
Say goodbye to tarnish with lemon oil! Just put a couple drops on a cotton ball and rub on the tarnish to bring back your metals natural beauty.
Add a few drops of lemon oil to your dishwasher soap container with each load. Your dishes will come out looking like new… spot-free!
Refresh Bad Smelling Washcloths
When your kitchen washcloths smell foul and could use a boost, add lemon oil to your detergent, soak overnight, wash, dry and your kitchen will smell so much better!
Using Lemon Essential Oil in Food and Cooking
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For a quick, refreshing energy boost, combine a couple drops each of lemon essential oil and peppermint essential oil in a glass of water and drink up. Add a lemony taste to your bottled water.
Zest Up Your Deserts
There are an infinite number of ways lemon oil can add a bit of freshness to your sugary savors: Lemon Icing • Lemon merengue •Lemon pie • Lemon cakes • Lemon tart glaze • Lemon squares • Lemon cookies • Lemonade
Pep Up Your Meals
With lemon oil, there are countless ways to make the bland zippy, or the blah peppy: Roasted salmon & asparagus with lemon oil, Linguine & shrimp with lemon oil, Lemon oil drizzled over vegetables (especially broccoli), Lemon garlic shrimp … or to add a fresh kick to an already great salad. All you need is one drop.
Body and Mind Uses for Lemon Essential Oil
Ease Respiratory Issues from Cough & Cold
When used with a diffuser, it’s a great way to slow wheezing, colds, cough.
Scratchy & Sore Throat
Adding a couple drops of lemon essential oil coconut oil and applying topically to your throat really helps relieve sore throat feeling & slow a nasty cough.
Chemical-Free Hair Highlights
Skip expensive salon highlights and use lemon oil to create your own. Just go in the sun after using with your hair product, and it will lighten your hair. Be careful, it works well!
When combined with lavender oil and diffused into a room, you’ll find you feel less stress, a better mood, and more calm.
Clear Thinking & Clear Focus
A clear mind, a clean slate, a fresh outlook.
How to use Lemon in your home.