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Lemongrass essential oil (Cymbopogon flexuosus), which is closely related to citronella grass, is steam distilled from the leaves of the Cymbopogon flexuosus, a grassy plant native to India, Sri Lanka, Burma, and Thailand. This oil has a fresh and powerful aroma like the fragrance of lemons.
Has antibacterial & anti-inflammatory properties which are helpful in preventing infection
Has antifungal properties that help deter the fungi that causes athlete’s foot, ringworm, and
Rich in antioxidants to help fight off free radicals that damage cells
Researchers believe that a compound in lemongrass called eugenol has similar abilities to aspirin
Known as a folk remedy for stomach aches and nausea
The citral in lemongrass essential oil may help ease arthritis pain caused by inflammation
Lemongrass is thought to be a more effective mosquito and tick repellent than citronella (its close cousin in the plant family)
Combine with a carrier oil to:
Soothes and promotes healing of insect bites
To use as a part of your anti-aging skin care routine
Use as a massage oil to help with rheumatoid arthritis
Use as a massage oil once a week to help reduce stress and anxiety
Rub onto temples help ease the pain of headaches
Use as a mosquito repellent (reapply every 30 to 60 minutes for maximum effectiveness)
Add a few drops to the diffuser of your choice to:
help reduce stomach nausea
relieve stress and anxiety
relieve the pain from headaches
Add a few drops
to vinegar and distilled water to create an effective household cleaner
to an outdoor oil lamp to help keep the bugs away
to a cotton ball or handkerchief and breathe in the aroma when you need to balance or uplift your mood
Lemongrass essential oil blends well with lime, lavender, basil, orange yang ylang, grapefruit, lemon, patchouli, cedarwood, clove, tea tree, rosemary, ginger, peppermint, eucalyptus, and frankincense.
WORD OF CAUTION
Always mix Lemongrass essential oil with a carrier oil before applying topically. A patch test should be performed before use for those with sensitive skin.
As a general rule, pregnant or nursing women should consult their physician before using essential oils.
These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.