Fresh Air Essential Oil Diffuser Blend
- 2 parts tea tree oil
- 2 parts lemon oil
- 2 parts lime oil
Mix all together and diffuse
The health benefits of Tea Tree Essential Oil can be attributed to its properties as an antibacterial, antimicrobial, antiseptic, antiviral, balsamic, cicatrisant, expectorant, fungicide, insecticide, stimulant and sudorific substance. Tea Tree oil is extracted through steam distillation of twigs and leaves of Tea Tree, which has the botanical name Melaleuca Alternifolia. The tea tree is native to Southeast Queensland and New South Wales, in Australia, which is why it is such a common and popular essential oil in that country. The main constituents of Tea Tree essential oil are Alpha Pinene, Beta Pinene, Sabinene, Myrcene, Alpha-Phellandrene, Alpha-Terpinene, Limonene, Cineole, Gamma-Terpinene, Para Cymene, Terpinolene, Linalool, Terpinenol, and Alpha-Terpineol. This tree is native to Australia and its oil has been used and known among the original inhabitants of that continent as a cure-all medicine since ancient times. Some of the benefits of Tea tree oil are it provides relief from a cough, cold bronchitis, and congestion, cures viral infections like mumps and measles, boosts immune systems, reduces dandruff and hair loss, heals wounds quickly and protects from infections.
Lemon essential oil comes from the cold-pressing the lemon peel and not the inner fruit. Lemon is best known for its ability to cleanse toxins from any part of the body and is widely used to stimulate lymph drainage, to rejuvenate energy, purify skin and act as a bug repellent. Breathing in (diffusing) the scent of lemon essential oils improves neurological activity that promotes the breakdown of body fat. Lemon oil can be used as a teeth whitener, laundry freshener, cellulite cream, face wash, and household cleaner. Some of the other benefits of lemon oil are it is cleansing and purifying, it is an oral health and remedy for halitosis (bad breath), improves digestion ,it is a thirst quencher, a remedy for abdominal colic pain, cough reliever, calms stomach and relieves nausea, prevents malabsorption, nourishes the skin, and promotes weight loss.
Lime essential oil Citrus Aurantifolia is extracted by cold compression of fresh lime peels or by steam distillation of its dried peels. Limes are full of antioxidants and other beneficial nutrients. Lime essential oil increases hunger, prevents aging, helps restore energy, reduces pain in muscles and joints, prevents and fights viral infections, and promotes blood coagulation.