Saturday, 11 August 2012

Citrus oils

Grapefruit, Lemon, Tangerine, Orange, 

A good summary of the general everyday benefits of citrus oils from Young Living (and a lesson in marketing essential oils!)

So how do we employ the Citrus oils at Shirley Price?

Bergamot is an important citrus oil in our practice of mental health

Melissa oil is not a citrus oil but smells very citrussy.  Another excellent oil for mental health benefits.

We highlght Mandarin oil because it is safe in use.

Grapefruit is a very refreshing oil.  So is Orange oil.

Lemon and Grapefruit with their high limonene content as used to fragrance cleaning products.  Limonene is used as an industrial degreasant so it does help shift dirt.

The citrus oils are phototoxic so avoid sunbed use or going out into the sun for two hours after use.

With their terpene and aldehyde chemistry (citral is a mixture of geranial and neral) the citrus are anti-microbial.

Limonene is even a potent antiviral dealing with warts without scarring.


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