Citron Oil

Citron Oil

What is Citron oil?

Citron, also known as Citrus medica, is a fragrant but inedible citrus fruit. The citron fruit is usually covered with a leathery adherent rind. The color of the citron varies from green to orange-yellow. It differs from the rest of the citrus species, such as oranges or lemons, by having a dry pulp that contains just small levels of juice. Citron oil has numerous health benefits that a citrus fruit can possibly provide.

Properties

This sunny citrus is cold-pressed from the peel of the Sicilian citron fruit – a large, ancient citrus with a thick, fragrant peel. Oils from Citrus fruits come from the peel through expression. Citron oil is sweet, refreshing and well received by many people. They have a general uplifting character that livens the mood and lifts spirits. You can use it in aromatherapy and insect repellents.

Benefits

Astringent

One major citron oil benefit is its skin healing properties. It is an effective cleanser for all skin types; its astringent properties are perfect for getting even and glowing skin. It can minimize your pores, serve as a natural toner, and strengthen your skin tissues.

Sedative

Citron oil knocks out nervous conditions and disorders. It also helps provide relief from conditions like epilepsy, hysteria, convulsions, anxiety, stress, depression, anger, etc.

Boosts Immune system

Citron oil has a high vitamin C content, which makes it a wonderful boost for your immune system. It further stimulates white blood cells, thus increasing your ability to fight off diseases. This oil also improves blood circulation throughout the body.

Treats Stomach Disorders

Since citron oil is carminative, it can be used in the treatment of various stomach problems including indigestion, acidity, upset stomach, and cramps.

Treats Asthma

It is believed that the oil is useful for treating asthma since inhaling the aroma of citrus fruits can clear the nasal passages and sinuses, promoting good air flow and steady breathing.

Hair Care

Citron oil is also effective as a hair tonic. Many people use this oil to get strong, healthy, and shiny hair. It is also used to get rid of dandruff.

Regulates Sleep

Health benefits of citron oil include providing relief from sleeplessness. Using this oil ensures good sleep and helps people suffering from insomnia.

Weight Loss

This oil is very helpful in reducing weight by satisfying your appetite, thus minimizing overeating.

Reduces Fever

Citron oil is effective against infectious diseases such as fever, malaria, and typhoid.

Side Effects

  • Keep Citron oil from Children
  • Avoid using this oil during pregnancy and breastfeeding