Essence of the Week: Lemon
Lemon essential oil comes from the evergreen tree or spreading bush that was introduced to Spain and North Africa between 1000 and 1200 CE. One Lemon contains calcium, potassium, protein, carbohydrates, and dietary fibers. Lemons have been used in cooking, as an ornamental plant, and as medicine for thousands of years.
Lemon essential oil is anti-fungal, anti-viral, and anti-infection. She is an amazing cleaner for the blood, liver, and the pancreas. Lemon supports the body when going through a wasting dis-ease like cancer or auto-immune disorder. She is a wonderful blood cleanser, helps with circulation, balancing blood pressure, and strengthening the veins and arteries. Lemon is one of the top harmonizers of candida infections, both externally and internally. She helps with mouth ulcers, herpes, warts, boils, corns, acne, and dry skin or hair. If you are constipated or detoxifying, Lemon is a great partner to support a cleanse. She also helps the lungs, sinus', and respiratory infections.
Energetically, Lemon opens our psychic faculties, awakening a stronger connection between the spirit and soul. She is an emotional uplifter and anti-depressant. When we are working on making the best out of a difficult situation, Lemon is a wonderful ally on the journey.