(Citrus Limon) Lemon Essential Oil has a refreshing scent that is thought to stimulate the liver and has a gentle, calming effect.
Lemon oil is thought to promote clarity of mind and purpose, as well as generally increasing one's well-being and physical energy.
Lemon oil's aroma is warming, enhancing and invigorating, and studies have shown it to have antidepressant effects. Lemon oil apparently has a significant effect on one's ability to concentrate.
In addition to its uplifting and clarifying nature, emotionally, lemon is considered an opener of the heart. It is said to alleviate fears of losing oneself, bringing trust and security.
Lemon essential oil has been shown to eliminate many types of bacteria, and may be the most effective oil for disinfecting a room using a diffuser. It is often used in disinfecting blends with other antibacterial oils - what makes lemon oil particularly pleasing for this use is that it's antiseptic properties are present with a lovely aroma.
Information courtesy of http://www.anandaapothecary.com
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