Lemon is a useful essential oil for many reasons. It has haemostatic and bactericidal properties that make it excellent in solution for washing skin cuts and abrasions. It is used in lymphatic massage and helps removing toxins from the blood. It is also a tonic for the circulatory system and a useful weapon in prevention and treatment of varicose veins.
At a psychological level, lemon is refreshing and tonic. Helps in decision making and preventing emotional outbursts. Lemon helps in “cleaning” thoughts and mind, bringing clarity to those points where the mind is confused or clouded. It is useful in meditation to purify the mind while opening the heart.
The lemon has clear, cool, light, sharp high notes and slightly sweet, citrus-colored undercoat. It blends well with other essential citrus and flower oils and with most other essential oils (Farrer-Halls, 2007).