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Originally posted by jackieps1975
Today I would like to feature the amazing power of ........
Lemon Essential Oil
**This is very inexpensive and a true must have in the backpack!
-antimicrobial: kills or inhibits the growth of microbes such as bacteria, fungi, or viruses
-antiseptic: inhibits the growth and reproduction of microorganisms
-bactericidal: destroys bacteria
-carminative: induces the expulsion of gas from the stomach or intestines
-cicatrizant: promotes the healing of a sore or wound
-depurative: pures the blood
-diaphoretic: agent that produces perspiration
-diuretic: helps expel excess water from the body
-febrifuge: fever reducer
-haemostatic: styptic agent (regulates contraction of blood vessels)
-hypotensive: lowers blood pressure
-insecticidal: insect repellent (kills and deters pests)
-tonic: invigorating, refreshing, or restorative agent or influence
-vermifuge: expels intestinal worms
-anti-rheumatic: slows disease progression
*Note: This oil is non-toxic but it may cause skin irritation in some individuals, in those cases, dilute in a carrier oil (1:4 ratio)
~My 2 cents! This is a fantastic immuno-builder. Add 2 drops to water or juice daily for extra defense. This is also a primary ingredient in most flu/cold remedies. Also great treatment for vericose veins and broken cappillaries (I use it in all of these remedies)