Lemon Essential Oil by Mama Loves Natural
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Lemon Essential Oil 5ml: 
A Must-Have for Pregnancy, Childbirth, and Post Natal Care


During pregnancy, childbirth, and post natal period, it is essential to use natural products that can benefit both the mother and the baby. Lemon essential oil is one such product that offers a plethora of benefits for expecting and new mothers. In this article, we will explore how lemon essential oil can be used safely and effectively during these crucial periods, promoting health and well-being for both mother and baby.


Lemon essential oil is derived from the peel of fresh lemons through a cold-press extraction method. 

Lemon essential oil has a bright, citrusy aroma that is refreshing and invigorating. The oil contains compounds such as limonene, citral, and beta-pinene, which contribute to its antiseptic, anti-inflammatory, and mood-boosting effects. Lemon essential oil is loved for its fresh and invigorating scent.

Overall, lemon essential oil is a versatile oil with a wide range of benefits for both physical and emotional health. It is important to always dilute the oil properly before using it on the skin and to consult with a healthcare professional before incorporating it into your routine, especially if you have any health concerns or conditions.

NOTE: Lemon can cause skin irritation unless used in very low dilution.

Benefits of Lemon Essential Oil During Pregnancy
  • Relieves Nausea: Many pregnant women experience morning sickness, and lemon essential oil can help alleviate nausea and vomiting due to its calming and soothing properties. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4005434/
  • Boosts Energy: Pregnancy can be exhausting, but inhaling the invigorating scent of lemon essential oil can help boost energy levels and combat fatigue.
  • Reduces Stress: The uplifting aroma of lemon essential oil can help reduce stress and anxiety, promoting a sense of calm and relaxation during pregnancy.
  • Supports Digestion: Lemon essential oil can aid in digestion and relieve symptoms such as bloating and indigestion, which are common during pregnancy.

Using Lemon Essential Oil During Childbirth

During childbirth, lemon essential oil can be used in various ways to support the mother and create a calming environment. Here are some ways in which lemon essential oil can be beneficial during labour:
  • Massage: Diluting lemon essential oil with a carrier oil and using it for massage can help alleviate pain and reduce anxiety during labor.
  • Aromatherapy: Diffusing lemon essential oil in the delivery room can create a fresh and uplifting atmosphere, promoting relaxation and reducing stress.
  • Inhalation: Inhaling the scent of lemon essential oil between contractions can help the mother stay focused and calm throughout the birthing process.

Post Natal Care with Lemon Essential Oil

After childbirth, lemon essential oil can continue to be a valuable tool for promoting recovery and well-being for both the mother and the baby:
  • Healing: Applying diluted lemon essential oil to the perineal area can help promote healing and reduce inflammation after childbirth.
  • Mood Enhancement: Diffusing lemon essential oil in the home can uplift the mood and create a positive atmosphere for the new mother and her baby.
  • Breastfeeding Support: Lemon essential oil can be used to create a relaxing environment for breastfeeding, helping both mother and baby feel calm and comfortable during nursing sessions.
  • Antibacterial Properties: Lemon essential oil has natural antibacterial properties, which can help prevent infections and promote overall health and wellness for the mother and the baby.

Other Features

Lemon essential oil offers a variety of benefits for both physical and emotional well-being. Some of the key benefits of lemon essential oil include: 
  • Immune support: Lemon essential oil is rich in antioxidants, such as Vitamin C, which can help boost the immune system and protect against illness and infections. Lemon Essential oil has antibacterial properties that can help support the immune system. Diffusing the oil or using it in a chest rub can help protect against illness and boost overall immunity.
  • Varicose vein massage: Lemon Essential Oil improves circulation, so is ideal in massage for varicose veins.
  • Mental clarity and focus: The invigorating scent of lemon essential oil can help improve concentration, mental focus, and cognitive function. It is often used in aromatherapy to enhance productivity and support mental alertness.
  • Headache relief: Lemon essential oil has calming and invigorating properties that can help alleviate headaches and migraines when used in aromatherapy or applied topically (when properly diluted).
  • Energy booster: The invigorating scent of lemon essential oil can help increase energy levels and combat feelings of fatigue. Inhaling the oil or using it in a massage oil can help revitalize the body and mind.
  • Astringent properties: Lemon essential oil has astringent properties that can help tone and tighten the skin. It is often used in skincare products to reduce excess oil, tighten pores, and improve the overall appearance of the skin.
  • Antioxidant content: Lemon essential oil is rich in antioxidants, such as vitamin C, which helps protect the skin from damage caused by free radicals. This makes it a popular ingredient in anti-aging skincare products.
  • Air purification: Lemon essential oil has antibacterial and antiviral properties that can help purify the air, neutralize odours, and create a clean and fresh environment. It is a popular choice for diffusing in homes or offices to promote a sense of cleanliness and well-being.
  • Respiratory support: Lemon essential oil can help clear the sinuses, relieve congestion, and promote easy breathing when diffused in the air or inhaled directly. It is commonly used to alleviate symptoms of respiratory issues such as colds, coughs, and allergies.


In conclusion, lemon essential oil is a versatile and beneficial product that can support mothers during pregnancy, childbirth, and post natal care. By harnessing the powerful properties of lemon essential oil, expecting and new mothers can enhance their well-being, promote healing, and create a positive and nurturing environment for themselves and their babies. Incorporating lemon essential oil into daily routines can help mothers navigate the challenges of pregnancy and childbirth with ease and comfort.


Use under the guidance of a health professional or qualified aromatherapist.

(Citrus Limonum)

Our Packaging

Mama Loves Natural only use violet glass bottles for our products. The special protective properties of violet glass have been appreciated since the Ancient Egyptians used violet and gold glass to store their valuable essences and healing natural products. 

The exceptional quality of violet glass protects our oils from the quality-lessening influence of light. Our violet glass bottles work like a natural filter that only lets the sunlight that protects and improves the quality of products through, thus lengthening the durability and potency of our products. This means our essential oils and blends will have a much longer shelf life than other brands.

High quality products that last - at sensible prices.

Essential oils are packaged with a standard screw lid and come with a glass pipette for ease of use. 
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