ABOUT LEMONGRASS ORGANIC ESSENTIAL OIL
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Lemongrass is among the most popular essential oils used today for its effectiveness, health benefits and a wide variety of applications.
Botanical Name: Cymbopogon flexuosus
Main Constituents: citral
Country of Origin: India
Processing Method: Steam Distilled
Aromatic Note: Fresh, earthy, citrusy scent for a strong top note
Blends Well With: Pine, Thyme, Lavender, Rosemary, Marjoram, Cedarwood and Lemon
Historical Uses: Lemongrass essential oil is known for its invigorating and cleansing properties. It can be used in facial toners as its astringent properties may assist in reducing the look of oily or greasy skin. With its uplifting aroma, it strengthens the senses and can be used in bath for soothing purposes. Lemongrass is native to tropical countries such as India, China and Thailand where it has traditionally been used as a flavoring agent in foods, drinks and desserts, as well as for its ability to boost circulation and immunity.
Used medicinally, Lemongrass essential oilís analgesic properties have been found to relieve muscle and joint pains caused by overexertion through exercise. It is known to boost energy and to reduce fever, as well as headaches caused by viral infections such as the flu. It acts as an anti-septic, making it a beneficial ingredient in lotions and creams that prevent wounds from becoming infected. It has been shown to relieve stomach aches and ease spasms in the digestive tract. It works as a detoxifying agent by increasing perspiration, thus promoting the expulsion of bodily toxins through sweating.
Used cosmetically or topically in general, Lemongrass Oil can eliminate or inhibit the growth of harmful bacteria due to its Citral content, which is known to have anti-microbial properties. Lemongrass Oil can reduce inflammation due to its Limonene content, and it can slow down the flow of blood by contracting blood vessels. When used in shampoos, it is believed to prevent hair loss. Lemongrass makes an effective, non-irritating, inexpensive, eco-friendly deodorant that is long-lasting and does not have side-effects in proper dilution.
How to Use: Add 3-6 drops in a diffuser, a couple of drops to your diffuser blend, or a drop or two with a carrier oil in the bath or a massage blend. Always dilute with a carrier oil prior to using on the skin. If pregnant, lactating or taking medication consult a physician prior to use. Avoid eyes, mucus membranes and sensitive skin.