Lemongras Oil (Cymbopogon Flexuosus)
Lemongrass essential oil is fresh and sharp with lemony fizz. Energizing aroma. Used to keep away insects. It’s a tall aromatic grass.
In Ayurvedic medicine it is used to calm the nervous system.
In Chinese medicine they use it for stomach-ache, headaches and colds.
Scent: Fresh, grassy, lemony rich fragrance.
Extraction Method: Steam distillation from leaf.
Colour: Yellow to Light Orange.
Properties: zesty, fresh, invigorating.
Cautions: Photosensitive, do not use undiluted on skin and do not expose treated skin to the sun. Use n low dilution on the skin, can sting.
Common uses of lemongrass oil:
Insect Repellent Deterring:
Mosquitoes and flies
Ticks and fleas
Tones muscle and tissue
Revitalise and Reduce Stress making it good for:
Mental and physical fatigue
Attract swarms in beekeeping
Easy uses of lemon essential oil
Concentration and focus – sniff straight from the bottle or from a tissue with a drop of lemongrass essential oil on it. Great for study or meditate.
Chase away bad dreams – 2 drops lemongrass and lavender essential oils in the diffuser.
headache: Dilute and apply to the temples.
Wake up: Sniff from the bottle, it will get you going. Sprinkle some drops on the wall of your morning shower.
Helps to see things clearly and se the positive in life. Forgive and forget others and ourselves for past mistakes, makes us understand that our past was actually made from our decision and so is our future.
Baths: add 5-8 drops to bath
Massages: add 2-3 drops of essential oils to 15 ml (1 tablespoonful) of carrier oil
Vaporisation: add 2-4 drops of essential oils to a burner.
100% pure, therapeutic grade essential oil suitable for use by therapists and in making cosmetics, candles and soaps and for the home e.g. in oils burners, diffusers, saunas, adding to the bath, etc.
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