Citrus Essential Oils
Orange, lemon, and lime produce natural citrus essential oils. These oils come from the peel or rind on the outside of the fruit. The oil can be cold pressed or steam distilled. These oils are naturally anti-bacterial, antiseptic and antibiotic. The smell of fresh citrus can also be mood enhancing and stress relieving
Citrus essential oils have many potential benefits and uses. They can be added to plain water to give it a natural flavor boost. Adding these oils to water can aid in digestion, boosting metabolism, and weight loss. It is always best to use certified organic oils but it is especially good if you plan on ingesting them.
These oils may also be used in natural cleaning products. The scent alone is great for products used to clean your home. Lemon is good for removing stains from fabric and scents from glass containers. Lime is good for cleaning sticky residue from household objects. It is especially useful for stubborn dry erase boards.
Orange essential oil can help soothe an anxious mind. It can also be used to strengthen and heal the sacral chakra. The color orange is the color of the sacral chakra. Breathing in the orange oil may help activate this chakra. It may help find your passion and creativity.
Lime essential oil may help cleanse your aura. It may also help activate your heart center or heart chakra. It may enhance the traits of the heart chakra such as compassion and empathy. Lime is a fun scent and may help draw out your fun loving nature as well.
When applying these oils to the skin, you may need to dilute them in carrier oil such as grape seed or jojoba. Do not apply to the skin before spending time out in the sun because these oils could make your skin sensitive to the sun.
Citrus oils can be used in your everyday life. You can make spa products and cleaning products. The oils can be used to enhance your moods and activate your chakras. They can also be used in massage and reflexology treatments.
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