Lemongrass Pure Essential Oil
Lemongrass is a refreshing, uplifting, calming and restorative oil and can be used for sports massage to relieve aches and pains.
In traditional Chinese Medicine, Lemongrass is used to treat headaches, colds, stomach pains and rheumatism. In India, the essential oil is used to help fevers and other infectious diseases and is also an effective insect repellent. The cheering and uplifting fragrance will have an instant, positive impact on mood and helps to lift the spirit. Lemongrass can help to tone and invigorate the body after exercise or heavy physical activity. When travelling, Lemongrass can be vaporised to repel biting insects and when applied to the skin in a body massage blend it can help protect against stings. Lemongrass also makes a beautiful room freshener and deodorant especially when combined with floral oils such as Geranium.
Lemongrass has powerful antiseptic, antibacterial and anti-fungal properties. It is a good astringent for oily skin and can help to tighten skin that is slack and has lost tone. It is sometimes known as the 'connective tissue' oil, because it helps to tighten and tone the skin and connecting tissues.This makes it particularly useful for sports massage and treating sprains and strains. It is also an effective deodorant and insect repellent.
Lemongrass oil has a tonic, uplifting, restorative effect on the nervous system and can help with stress-related exhaustion, aggression, pessimistic thoughts and fear. It can also aid concentration and clearer thinking. Ideal for use when studying and also as an aid to meditation.
It boosts self esteem, confidence, hope and mental strength, and it uplifts spirits. This can be very helpful to drive away depression due to failures in career, personal life, insecurity, loneliness, stagnation, death in the family. It has soothing, sedating and calming effects on mind. It cuts through emotional fog and will help to see things clearly. It encourages positivity.
Lemongrass essential oil has analgesic properties that make it useful for sports massage and in compresses to help relieve muscular aches and pains. It is also thought to have carminative properties that can help to settle the digestive system.