As a holistic aromatherapy practitioner, I get asked questions on a daily basis about how to use essential oils, and what to use them for. I recently was asked. “does lemon essential oil help to detoxify our bodies and gobble up or digest the petrochemicals that end up in our system every day?” Lemon essential oil per se doesn’t conquer these tasks directly. Rather, it ignites while blood cell production (immunity and cellular function), and enhances overall cellular and physiological energy to feed organs and tissues to do their job more optimally. When this happens, the body will naturally be able to recognize toxins from nutrients, and detoxify any foreign particles thus improving normal eliminative channels. It can also help our bodies balance pH levels which in return will naturally allow the digestive, intestinal, hepatic and urinary systems to work better, digesting foods and eliminating wastes. Basically, the body has naturally occurring physiological functions. Essential oil inhalation activates the gut-brain responses to initiate action so the body can work to the best of its ability. You can’t necessarily say that lemon essential oil gobbles up toxins, because that just cannot happen. These are scent molecules that activate movement.
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Author: Jennifer Pressimone, Entrepreneur, Formulator, Author
Jennifer Pressimone is an aromatherapy entrepreneur (an Aromapreneur™). She is the founder and President of JennScents®, Inc. and the JennScents Aromaversity®. She is the Vice-President and Regional Florida Director of Central Florida for the National Association of Holistic Aromatherapy (NAHA). Jennifer has build, managed and maintained several health and wellness businesses over the last 20 years. She is an incredibly gifted essential oil formulator, aromatherapy educator, public speaker, herbalist, author and philanthropist. She leads with passion, experience and heart to inspire, empower and motivate others to not only follow their dreams, but crush it, realizing more than they ever imagined possible. Jennifer is a life coach and business mentor. She received her Bachelor's Degree in Psychology from the University of Central Florida, and has thousands of hours in continuing education in many health and wellness topics. Her specialties include mind-body health, gastrointestinal health and cognitive aromatherapy for humans and pets.
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