Lemongrass Essential Oil (Cymbopogon flexuosus) has a light, fresh, citrus aroma with earthy undertones. Refreshing, rejuvenating, stimulating, and balancing, Lemongrass inspires and improves mental clarity. Lemongrass essential oil also supports the circulatory system and has a score of 17,765 on the antioxidant ORAC scale. Research was published in the Phytotherapy Research Journal regarding the powerful antifungal properties of topically applied lemongrass.
Historical Data: Lemongrass is used for purification and digestion. Research was published in Phytotherapy Research on topically aplied lemongrass for its powerful action towards fungus properties.
Fragrance: promotes psychic awareness and purification
Wellness Solutions: Lemongrass essential oil can be used for bladder infections, respiratory/sinus infections, to eliminate fungus, digestive issues, parasites, torn ligaments and muscles, fluid retention, varicose veins and Salmonella.
Medical Properties: Antifungal, antibacterial, antiparasitic, anti0inflammatory, regenerates connective tissues and ligaments, dialates blood vessels, improves circulation, promotes lymph flow.
Pattnaik S, et al. "Antibacterial and antifungal activity of ten essential oils in vitro." Microbios. 1996;86(349):237-46.
Inouye S, Yamaguchi H, Takizawa T. Screening of the antibacterial efects of a variety of essential oils on respiratory tract pathogens, using a modified dilution assay method. J Infect Chemother. 2001 Dec;7(4):251-4.
Top Uses for Lemongrass Essential Oil
- taken as a supplement (1-2 drops)
- as a seasoning in cooking
- diffuse with Thieves to kill mold.
- massage for soft tissue repair (2 drops with a carrier oil)
Dilute 1 drop Young Living Lemongrass essential oil with 4 parts Massage Oil (a carrier oil). Lemongrass may irritate skin so always use in small amounts topically and with a carrier oil.
To learn more about essential oils and to experience the application of therapeutic grade essential oils, join one of our workshops. We also offer individual Aromatherapy consultation. To book a session, please sms 016-4525363 and Han Ni will call you back.
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