All Things Lemon


I was first introduced to Young Living Essential Oils 4 years ago and they have had a profound impact on my life! What are Essential Oils? Essential Oils are the powerful constitutes found in the properties of plants, trees, roots, flowers. The very same properties that protect, heal and give life to these plants, trees, roots, flowers, etc. help us in the same ways.

One of the first EO that I fell in love with was Lemon. Because of the diversity in uses and fresh smell. Lemon oil contains the naturally occurring constitute Limonene and has been found to be uplifting to the mind and body, aid in normal digestion, is non-acidic, detoxing to the liver, relieve heartburn, support healthy blood circulation, disinfecting, purifies the air, reduces body temperature, is an antioxidant and antiviral.

Did you know, it takes 75 lemons to make one 15 ml bottle of lemon oil? Lemon oil actually comes from cold-pressing the peel and not the fruit. This is where the powerful constitute limonene is found that protects the fruit from insects, disease, etc.

Here are my top 10 favorite ways to use Young Living Lemon and Lemon Vitality Oil

1-Add a drop or two to a glass (not plastic) of water for flavor and to assist in cleansing toxins from my body.

2-Substitute a drop of Lemon Vitality for one teaspoon of Lemon Juice in your favorite recipe. Some of my favorites include Salmon, Chicken and Fish. Be sure to check back for some of my favorite recipes.

3-Use to remove a sticker or label

4-Add to a bowl of water and use as a fruit and veggie rinse

5-Add to your cleaning water to scrub your floors, toilets, sinks, countertops, etc.

6-Add a drop to your Thieves Laundry Detergent to brighten your whites

7-Rub on the spine to help alleviate a warm body temperature

8-Rub on chest and back to support upper respiratory issues

9-Support healthy looking skin by adding to my skin regime

10-Support healthy lips during times when you many be under stress and bumps appear.

11-Improve my mood by diffusing a few drops in my home diffuser

12-Support a healthy immune system by adding a few drops to my water

Share with us your favorite ways to use lemon or how you may use lemon differently after reading this!

Lisa McQuillen