Lemongrass (Cymbopogan flexuosus) Essential Oil
Lemongrass Oil has a fresh and citrusy scent and is commonly used in aromatherapy to uplift the mood and relieve stress. It is believed to have antifungal and antibacterial properties and can be used topically to treat skin infections and inflammation. Lemongrass oil is also a natural insect repellent and is often used in candles and sprays to deter mosquitoes and other pests. In traditional medicine, it has been used to alleviate digestive issues and muscle pain.
Vaporiser: Add 8-10 drops of essential oil to the ceramic dish of your vaporiser.
Diffuser: Add 8-10 drops of essential oil to the full water chamber of your diffuser.
Massage: essential oils should always be mixed with a carrier oil when applied directly to the skin. Add 5 drops of essential oil into 10ml of carrier oil and massage into the skin. Always patch test first.
Bath: mix 12-20 drops essential oil with a carrier oil prior to putting the oils in a full drawn bath, this protects your skin and helps the oils to disperse through the bath safely.
Steam inhalation: add 2-3 drops of essential oil to a bowl of steaming water & cover the head with a towel. Close the eyes & inhale deeply for 5 minutes. Repeat as needed.
Pillow: add 1-2 drops of essential oil to your pillow to encourage a restful nights sleep.
Safety Cautions: Keep out of reach of children. It is recommended to seek a healthcare practitioners advice before using essential oils during pregnancy.