Lemongrass Essential Oil
Lemongrass essential oil is used as aromatherapy to relieve muscle pain, externally to kill bacteria, ward off insects, and reduce body aches, and internally to help your digestive system. It can also be used for flavouring tea and soups, and it adds a pleasant natural fragrance to cosmetics, soaps and homemade deodorisers.
The compounds that make up lemongrass essential oil are known to have anti-fungal, insecticidal, antiseptic and anti-inflammatory properties. Lemongrass may prevent the growth of some bacteria and yeast, and it contains antioxidant properties. It also contains substances that are used to alleviate muscle pain, reduce fever, plus stimulate uterus and menstrual flow.
Lemongrass oil can strengthen your hair follicles, so if you are struggling with hair loss or an itchy and irritated scalp, massage a few drops of lemongrass oil into your scalp for two minutes and then rinse. The soothing and bacteria-killing properties will leave your hair shiny, fresh and odour-free.
Lemongrass oil is also often recommended for relief from headaches. The calming and soothing effects of lemongrass oil has the power to relieve the pain, pressure, or tension that can cause headaches.
Try massaging diluted lemongrass oil on your temples and breathe in the relaxing lemony fragrance.
How to use:
Our essential oil range is more for external healing, we would advice not to consume essential oils although here is other ways of using our oil range.
Diffusing oils in the morning is a great way to get your day started on the right note. Throughout the day, try stimulating oils for work or study or uplifting oils if you need an energy boost. Try relaxing and sedative oils at bedtime.
2. Skin Application
You may use essential oils on your skin for healing benefits such as inflammation, bites, rashes, eczema, itchy skin, spots (check the benefits of each oil first.)
You can use essential oils in the bath, to do so add 2-5 drops of essential oil to bath water or use with Epsom salts or carrier oil. Try one of these aromatherapy bath salt blends. Avoid using cinnamon, cassia, oregano, wintergreen and lemongrass in baths as they might irritate sensitive skin.
Yes, you can enjoy a wonderful home massage with essential oils, it is a great home remedy to ease tension and get circulation moving. The best way is to start from the feet upwards. (great way to help reduce cellulite).
100% Pure Lemongrass Essential Oil.
Bottle Size: 10ml.