Lemon oil is one of the symbols of the Roman goddess of youth, Juventas, which shows the important significance of lemon essential oil in the ancient Roman civilization.
Lemon oil is an essential oil extracted from the skin of lemons.
The skin contains a variety of aromatic oils and precious compounds. Together they form the essential oil of lemon which has a strong and characteristic aroma. Lemon essential oil has a number of health benefits. It serves as a powerful antioxidant and has a great impact on our mind and spirit.
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There is a country rich in citrus fruits, that is Albania.
In our country we find endless lemons and citruses thanks to our climate and geographical position. Lemon is one of the most abundant and diverse products in the country. Most lemons are used in cooking, but AgroWeb is determined to inform you about the golden potential of lemon essential oil, which is currently only available through importation.
The production of lemon essential oil does not require much effort or investment, while the benefits and value to the end consumer are truly wonderful. Investments in essential oils have great potential both in the domestic market, but also for export.
As we said above, lemon essential oil is produced from the skin of this citrus fruit. After purchase, lemon oil should be kept in a cool place with a temperature below 5 degrees Celsius. In this way, the safety and quality of pure and original lemon oil is guaranteed. According to the data, lemons with a slightly greener color extract more oil than those that are ripe and with completely yellow skin.
This means that lemon essential oil is different depending on the citrus and has a variety of aromas. The production of one milliliter of essential oil requires many lemons. This shows the high concentration and potency of this essential oil. Lemon oil is one of the few essential oils that can be drunk. But be careful, two drops of essential oil in a glass filled with water or juice are enough. Those who intend to consume lemon juice should only select the therapeutic variant of this oil.
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Lemon may seem ordinary, but it is a very powerful food. This citrus fruit serves as a liver detoxifier that in itself cleans the whole body and makes us very active. Lemons are not only used in the kitchen but also in folk medicine. They are bitter and sour in taste and have a high level of citric acid. All citrus fruits are actually able to produce essential oils that contain the characteristic and special aroma. We can mention orange oil, citrus oil, tangerine oil, tangerine oil, etc.
Color and aroma. Lemon essential oil has a light and clear color. If it is prepared from lemons whose skin is inclined to green, then the oil will have a green tint. The oil is thin and strongly scented. The smell of the oil stays with you for a long time. This oil is refreshing and energizing.
Values. Lemon essential oil is very powerful in several aspects. It does a great job at keeping bugs away. The oil serves as a natural insecticide. Moreover, it has many therapeutic values for humans.
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Lemon oil works against rheumatism by reducing pain and inflammation. Lemon essential oil also has anti-inflammatory properties. Compared to other oils, lemon essential oil is a powerful antioxidant. Lemon oil fights blemishes that leave behind scars, but also parasites because it helps the body to expel the worms that can form inside. Lemon oil prevents the growth and development of tumors, removing cough secretions but also bacteria and mold. If you consume it by mouth, it prevents anemia and increases sweating. This essential oil lowers blood pressure and lowers temperature, prevents infections of wounds, cuts and injuries. Moreover, it helps the body in destroying some viruses.
Lemon oil for respiratory diseases. Lemon essential oil helps when you have breathing problems. It relieves you from cough, bronchitis, asthma, pneumonia and other respiratory disorders thanks to a compound known as limonene, which fights asthmatic symptoms. However, you should consult a doctor because there have been some cases where this element has worsened these symptoms.
Lemon oil prevents insect bites. Just apply the oil on the skin and the insects will stay away.
Lemon oil cleans the skin very well. This oil is one of the best skin cleansers out there. Removes dirt, dead cells and toxins that can penetrate the skin. If you use it you will see a clearly clean and non-greasy skin.
Mixing olive oil with lemon is a great way to give our dishes a special aroma and taste. This combination works well for dishes such as rice, pasta, potatoes, fish, vegetables and poultry. You can prepare lemon olive oil by soaking fresh lemon skins in a container filled with high-quality olive oil and keeping it sealed for two weeks./AgroWeb.org