Oil originating from the lemon fruit is actually a type of an extract that is acquired from the peel of a lemon, i.e., the lemon rind. This particular oil variety is not only known, but it also has been used for quite some time for different culinary and medicinal purposes. Due to its versatile employment, this oil is also known under the name of cure all oil.
Since it abounds in beneficial properties, the oil in question can be safely said to be an all rounder when it comes to its usage and employment. As for its overall taste, it is sharp and of fresh aroma, while the prevalent color is milder in intensity green/yellow. When having medical benefits in mind, it is important to mention the following specific characteristics of the oil in question, namely, it is anti-infectious, anti-viral, digestive, detoxifying, tonic, anti-septic, as well as anti-coagulant characteristics. And as far as its constituent substances are concerned, the most prominent are camphene, a-pinene, b-pinene, myrcene, sabinene, linalool, b-bisabolene, limonene, trans-a-bergamotene, neral and nerol. Another in the range of extremely important characteristics of the oil in question is that it is also known to be able to stimulate the functioning of the white blood cells. These are, in turn, one of the essential factors for the proper functioning of our immune system, while by acting as a stimulant for the above mentioned blood cells, lemon oil also contributes to the enhancement of the immune system’s functioning.
As far as its specific usage is concerned, the oil coming from the lemon fruit is one of the best and most beneficial boosters of the immune system, and also one of the most beneficial boosters of our health in general. On the list of other beneficial contributions, we find also boosting of the digestive system, as well as of the circulatory system. It has the ability to positively influence blood circulation and thus aid in keeping the blood pressure under control. When it comes to the treatment of wounds, burns, cuts and alike, the anti-septic, astringent and anti-bacterial properties make lemon oil probably the best treatment means there is. Aside from the already mentioned benefits and employments, the oil in question can also be used as a disinfectant, in aromatherapy, to relieve numerous ailments – digestive system related issues and respiratory tract problems as well. It is also extremely helpful in treating such conditions as stress, insomnia, fever, stomach related disorders, skin and hair related problems, obesity, fatigue and asthma, among the others.