HomeHealth12 Lemon Essential Oil Recipes! Clint Hunter June 10, 2015 Health There are several lemon essential oil uses. It can be used to add a natural aroma to your laundry. It can be used as a room spray to freshen any room. Lemon essential oil can also be used to repel bugs and it’s terrific to clean with. Check out some of our favorite lemon essential oil uses and feel free to share your favorite lemon essential oil recipes in the comments section! Natural Aromas Laundry Scent for the Dryer 5 drops bergamot essential oil 4 drops lemon essential oil Place essential oils on a dampened washcloth. Place in dryer with laundry for last 1/3 of drying cycle. Room Spray 6 drops eucalyptus essential oil 6 drops bergamot or lemon essential oil 4 drops pine essential oil 2 drop peppermint essential oil 2 ounces purified water Combine oils and water in a glass spray bottle. Shake well and spray to combat odors. Greasy Surface Scrubber 3 Tablespoons baking soda 2 teaspoons Sunshine concentrate 10 drops lemon or grapefruit essential oil Water to make a paste Use paste on a cloth to scrub surface. Sink Scrubber 1 Tablespoon sea salt 1 Tablespoon baking soda 7 drops lemon essential oil Enough water to make a paste Combine and use to scrub porcelain sinks, tile, and stainless steel. Carpet Freshener 1/3 cup baking soda 3 drops peppermint essential oil 7 drops wild thyme essential oil 8 drops lemon essential oil 2 drops pine Combine essential oils with baking soda in a glass container. I like to use a sugar shaker. Sprinkle onto carpet, wait 15 minutes, and then vacuum. The essential oils will disinfect and deodorize your carpets. Gentle Air Freshener 6 drops lemon 2 drops clove Drop onto scent ball pad and diffuse. This delicious combination makes your house feel both fresh and cozy. Powerful Air Freshener 4 drops thyme linalol 3 drops pine 2 drops lemon or lavender Drop onto a scent ball pad and diffuse Moth-Away Sachet Cedar chips or wood shavings 3 drops each lavender and geranium essential oils 5 drops each lemon and pine essential oils Optional: Dry lavender flowers, clean pine needles, or 1 drop patchouli. Combine all ingredients and place in a muslin bag. Geranium-Rose Cleanser and Exfoliator for All Skin Types 4 Tablespoons ground oats 6 large ripe organic strawberries 2 teaspoons light cream 1 drop rose or 2 drops geranium essential oil 3 drops lemon essential oil Grind up oatmeal in a coffee mill reserved just for your skin care ingredients. Mash strawberries in a glass bowl, and then add oats. Add enough cream to make a paste.Add essential oils. Divide mixture in half. Apply to face, and leave 10 minutes. Rinse off with cool water. Makes two applications. Christie’s Safer Body Spray 5 drops frankincense essential oil 2 drops clove essential oil 6 drops lemon essential oil 3 drops red mandarin essential oil 3 drops pink grapefruit ½ teaspoon aloe Vera gel (optional) ½ teaspoon massage oil (optional) 1.5 ounces purified water Pour all ingredients into a 2 ounce spray bottle and shake to blend. Spray this soothing and spicy blend on the body. The spray will feel lighter without the aloe Vera and the massage oil, but the fragrance lasts longer with it. Refreshing Bath 3 drops bergamot 2 drops lemon 1 drop rosemary Citrus & Spice Bath 2 drops lemon 3 drops red mandarin 6 drops bergamot 4 drops Deep Relief blend Ground lemon zest (Optional) ¼ capsule Super Antioxidant (for color) ¼ Cup Epsom salts Combine all ingredients. Makes enough for 1 bath. Not for people with sensitive skin. Don’t soak for more than about 10 minutes. Do not add additional drops of essential oils to this recipe.