Yellow lemon

Latin name: Citrus limonum

Botanical family: Rutaceae

Originally from India, Italy, Spain

Distilled part: Zest

Aromatic molecules: Limonene

Native to India and cultivated in southern Europe and California, lemon is one of the most useful fruits in natural medicine. The essence is obtained by cold expression of the outer part of the fruit rind. Its properties are numerous and varied.

Properties:

  • Infection: antifungal, antiviral, antibacterial
  • Stimulating and regulating liver
  • blood fluidity
  • Aerial antiseptic
  • Antiseptic of the airways
  • General revitalizing
  • Antiseptic, astringent and skin healing
  • psychic stimulating
  • digestive tonic

Application areas :

  • immune benefits: Convalescence, end tiredness winter, epidemics (for aerial antiseptic), infections (bacteria, viruses), sickroom odors (cooking, smoking ...)
  • joint and muscle benefits: Joint pain, cramps, rheumatism,
  • skin benefits: Buttons (acne, boils, insect bites ...), hair (greasy or dull, dandruff), oily skin (seborrhea), rosacea, warts, herpes,
  • digestive benefits: Gallstones, chronic constipation, liver overloaded, gastroenteritis, indigestion or indigestion, bloating, nausea worse, lazy gall bladder, renal colic,
  • cardiovascular and circulatory benefits: blood circulation (cellulite, water retention, heavy legs, varicose veins ...), hypertension, phlebitis,
  • Benefits on the psycho-emotional: Anxiety, anxiety, asthenia (and mental fatigue), concentration, self-confidence (lack), convalescence, creativity, seasonal depression, vacillating mood, spirit (lack), fatigue, pessimism.

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