Lemon, Organic: USA Pressed Peel (Citrus limonum) by Man Found Standing, Medicine Man
The therapeutic oil is pressed from the peel however other extraction methods can produce a high quality, longer shelf life oil. In laboratory studies on animals, Lemon oil showed to halt or slow growth of cancer and contains numerous anti-cancer compounds. In fact it was found to be more effective than chemotherapy and radiation treatments. (Like all pressed citrus oils, you will want to use caution when using this oil on skin that is exposed to sunlight.)
Primary Usage: Use a drop or two ever couple hours internally as a general tonic to assist detoxification, lymphatic drainage, and to fight infections. Assist the immune system in the formation of red and white blood cells. Beneficial for digestive problems (indigestion, gas, intestinal parasites, nausea, vomiting, heartburn) and the smell stimulates the brain (focus, concentration, Parkinson’s disease). A wonderful oil to use in cleansing the air, water, and surfaces against infectious diseases.
Secondary Usage: Aids with respiratory issues (decongestant, fevers, colds, flu, throat infection, asthma, bronchitis), mouth conditions (infection, mouth ulcers, herpes), and skin (dull, acne, boils, warts, corns, varicose veins, liver spots, cellulite). Other powerful benefits include assisting with urinary tract infections, kidney stones, brittle nails, nose bleeds, gall stones, circulation (tightens blood vessels and lowers blood pressure), pain relief (rheumatism, arthritis, gallstones, dyspepsia, gout), and diabetes (eye disorders, lowers blood sugar levels).
Has been reported: Eliminates negative emotions (grudges, resentment, anxiety, apathy, mental fatigue, nervous conditions) and promotes spiritual and psychic awareness. Shown positive results with assisting in alleviating allergies.
Application: Ingest, diffuse, or apply topically on location.
Caution: PhotoSensitive - do not apply to skin when it will be exposed to direct sunlight, may cause a 'bleaching' effect. Although it does work great for those who would like blonding highlights in their hair in a safe, natural way - without utilizing any chemicals!
Influences: Promotes joy and is elevating to the mind, body, and spirit and contains wonderful purification and disinfectant properties.
Medicine Wheel: A Primary East and Secondary South, Center, and North.
Recipes: Add six drops of oil directly to your laundry detergent to freshen a wash load.
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