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Cleaning Benefits of Lemon Oil

Lemon oil is extracted from the oil in lemon peel. Here are some of Shannon's favourite uses of lemon oil:

Furniture polish
It is a really good penetrating oil and combines very well with beeswax to make an excellent furniture polish.

Insect inhibitor
It’s also a good natural insect inhibitor for example, if you want to keep spiders out of your home, wrap some pantyhose around the head of a broom, add a couple of drops of lemon oil (or alternatively rub a lemon directly over the pantyhose) spread it evenly over the broom head with your hand and then extract the cobwebs with the broom, making sure you touch the walls as you go, so the oil is transferred around the house. Spiders won’t like it and will stay outside.

Inexpensive citronella candle
Put two drops of lemon oil in the well of your candle. When you light the candle and the well warms up, the smell will permeate the surrounding air and the mozzies and flies will stay away.

For more information and tips from Shannon, visit the Lush House show page here

You can find essential oils from your local supermarket, pharmacist, naturopath, health food stores or essential oil suppliers.

 
 

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Posted by • 2y ago • Report
Thanks Lordieme for the review.... I just ordered from the website. I also called a stockist from the website, who advised the supply this product to bunnings.
Posted by • 3y ago • Report
I am finding it hard to purchase lemon oil I live in Mandurah WA can anyone help
Posted by • 2y ago • Report
Gilly Stephenson sells a variety of oils and polishes. www.gillystephenson.com or your local hardware store should be able to attain it for you if they don't have it on the shelf.
Posted by Carol8 • 3y ago • Report
I actually just found some at the Malaga markets. Are there any markets near you? Have you tried health food shops, chemists? Now ive read this also im off to go buy a lemon and do this broom remedy. Hope you find some.