Lemon is a magical combination of essential vitamins and minerals, containing such delights as beta-carotene, vitamins B, C, K, folic acid, potassium, calcium, sodium, phosphorus, magnesium, zinc, iron, manganese, copper, nickel and selenium, and citronol, Camphene, citral, aldehydes, terpineol, limonene and linalyl acetate, essential for a glowing healthy skin. Together they provide anti-inflammatory, antimicrobial, antibacterial, antiseptic, antirheumatic, antiviral and antisclerotic benefits.
Perfect for oily skin, it regulates the sebum production and acts as a natural astringent, closing the pores and eliminating blocked pores – a perfect acne buster. Also suitable for all skin-types, the magical properties of Lemon will balance the skin pH, improve skin elasticity, fight free radicals to improve the oxygen within the skin, diminish skin pigmentation and scars, soothe and tone the skin, including the appearance of cellulite, varicose veins and spider veins, and act as an anti-ageing tonic.
Acne and spot buster
Lemon is a natural astringent with antibacterial and antifungal properties and is a wonderful treatment for acne prone skin, encouraging the pores to close, whilst an acid called L-ascorbic which has a drying effect on the skin, removing excess oil, and thus reducing the likelihood of pores becoming blocked and infected, whilst killing any bacteria already present in the skin, taming inflammation and removing dead skin cells. Antifungal properties also deal with any candida rashes.
Skin healing is increased by radically strengthening the blood circulation just below the skin, encouraging wound healing, especially beneficial for those suffering from diabetic foot pain and ulcers.
Removes blemishes, scars and pigmentation
Vitamin C and Citric Acid are an excellent combination for brightening and lightening the skin, fading freckles, fading pigmentation spots caused by age or sun. An antioxidant, Vitamin C neutralises free radicals and boosts collagen production, promoting skin rejuvenation, whilst the citric acid exfoliates, evening the skin tone.
The exfoliating and collagen boosting properties of Vitamin C and citric acid, are also potent anti-ageing ingredients, repairing and renewing the skin to firm and lift, tightening the skin on your face, neck, chest, legs and arms.
Combat cellulite and soothe spider veins and varicose veins
Lemon boosts the circulation and accelerates the lipolytic process, actively stimulating the breakdown of cellulite deposits for firmer and smoother looking skin. Vitamin K will help to fade the appearance of spider veins. It can also relieve the appearance of varicose veins.