Lemons are astringent: they purify skin, helping clear away acne-causing dirt and grime and slough away dead skin cells while aiding cell renewal for smoother, clearer skin.
Lemon is a highly antiseptic ingredient which is rich in vitamins A and C that helps brighten skin, boost collagen production and protect skin from premature ageing. It contains bioflavonoids which help to strengthen the capillaries in the skin and can protect against varicose veins and bruising.
The exfoliating properties of lemons also benefit hair, it can get rid of dead cells and treat an itchy scalp that leads to dandruff as well as help to remove hair product build up. Vitamin C also helps strengthen hair and encourage hair growth.
Lemon oil is calming in nature, helping to elevate mental fatigue and nervous tension as well as refreshing the mind and energising.