Citrus Essential Oils

Do you love the smell of citrus? So. Do. I. In my cleaning products, added to my water, diffusing around the house for a fresh uplifting scent. Give me all the Grapefruit, Lemon, Lime, and Wild Orange oils. Looking for more ways to use them?  

Here are My Favorite Ways to Use Citrus Essential Oils

How to use Grapefruit Oil

  • Add Grapefruit essential oil to your nightly facial routine to improve the appearance of blemishes
  • Diffuse Grapefruit essential oil while trying to lose weight to help increase motivation
  • Add one to two drops to your water to support a healthy metabolism
  • Help smooth your skin by adding two to three drops to your body scrub and body wash
  • Diffuse Grapefruit to promote a sense of focus while studying or reading
  • Try adding it to your skin when dry brushing. Looking for some benefits of dry brushing? Look what the Cleveland Clinic has to say.

How to use Lemon Oil

  • Put two to three drops in a veggie capsule or water to naturally cleanse the body and aid in digestion
  • Supports healthy respiratory function when taken internally in water or a veggie capsule
  • Take internally to help with seasonal respiratory discomfort
  • Add 10 drops to a glass spray bottle of water to clean tables, countertops, and other surfaces
  • Add a few drops to olive oil to clean, protect, and shine wood finishes
  • Mix 10 drops with ¼ cup vinegar and ¼ cup olive oil to preserve and protect your leather furniture or other leather surfaces
  • Polish your jewelry or utensils with 10 to 20 drops on a soft cloth, a great remedy for the early stages of tarnish on silver and other metals
  • To help remove stubborn, sticky residue off surfaces put a few drops on rag or directly on the residue and gently scrub away
  • Wash hands with Lemon oil to remove grease after changing your oil or fixing your bike

How to use Lime oil

  • Take one to two drops in your water to support a healthy immune system
  • Add a few drops to your water to use as an internal cleanser, and for enhanced flavor and antioxidant support 
  • Put five to six drops on a cotton pad to help remove grease spots
  • Add one drop to your facial cleanser or shampoo for added cleansing properties
  • Combine one to two drops with equal amounts of Tea Tree oil for a soothing scalp massage
  • Add one drop to add a refreshing kick your homemade salsa
  • Diffuse while studying and then apply to wrists again while testing on the same subjects. Aromatherapy is a very powerful memory tool.

How to use Wild Orange Oil

  • During colder temperatures, take one to two drops of Wild Orange in a capsule to support a healthy immune system
  • During clean up, use Wild Orange in an all-purpose spray to cleanse and purify countertops, tables, and other surfaces
  • Before a stress filled day, diffuse for a revitalizing aroma to encourage you
  • Add a drop to your water every day for a burst of flavor and to promote overall health
  • Eliminate odors by putting three to four drops down your bathroom sink or tub drains, letting the oil evaporate before turning on the water
  • Add to your favorite cream cheese frosting for cakes and cinnamon rolls
  • Diffuse with Peppermint for an invigorating aroma

Interested in more ways to use Citrus oils? Send me a message! I’d love to get together and share more details about all the amazing ways you can incorporate citrus oils into your daily routines.

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