Delicate yet Strong
Lemongrass essential oil smells like lemons, only sweeter and milder in intensity. Lemongrass is a tall grass that grows wild, and has been recorded through history back as far as the 17th century in the Philippines, India, Brazil, the Caribbean and China, and has been used for food dishes, teas and medicinals since then.
It’s known to be good for the heart, liver, kidneys, eyes, immune system, digestive system, female reproductive system, and nervous system. It’s no wonder that it’s one of the top 10 essential oils sold worldwide today!
Find out how Lemongrass essential oil can benefit your health in all-natural ways that really work!
Here are just a few:
- Diuretic: Lemongrass essential oil promotes increased urine output, both in frequency and in quantity. It relieves swelling from edema, and flushes out toxins. As a result, it lowers high blood pressure, cleanses the kidneys and helps purify the blood. It also helps drain the lymphatic tissue, a key way that we eliminate toxins from the body.
- Milk Production: Nursing mothers use Lemongrass oil as aromatherapy and topically on the bottoms of the feet or pulse points on the inside of the wrists for better quantity and quality of milk production. Not only does Baby get the best milk possible, Lemongrass also contains anti-microbial and anti-bacterial agents that add protection against illness for both mother and baby!
- Pain Relief: Anything, from sports-related injuries like muscle cramps, bruises, and pulled ligaments or tendons, to rheumatism, lumbago, whiplash, and pain from nerve injuries all benefit from the effectiveness of Lemongrass oil. You can make a rub from coconut oil and a few drops of Lemongrass oil that will improve circulation to the area, inhibit blood clots, and help repair connective tissue damage.
Tip: Add a few drops of Lemongrass oil to your shampoo for added shine, conditioning, and fullness. It has been shown to contract the blood vessels around hair follicles, so the hair shaft is strengthened and prevents thinning hair.