Lemongrass essential oil – 100 % Therapeutic Grade
Botanical Name: Cymbopogon flexuosus – Origin: India — East Indian lemongrass
Strong Aromatic Scent: Lemongrass Essential Oil has a fresh earthy, citrusy scent
Strong Aromatic Scent: Lemongrass Essential Oil has a fresh earthy, citrusy scent.
- It can be used in facial toners as its astringent properties help fight acne and greasy skin.
- An excellent anti-depressant
- This tones and fortifies the nervous system
- May be used in bath for soothing muscular nerves and pain
- Has invigorating and antiseptic properties.
- Extensively used in aromatherapy
- Helps to combat fatigue, anxiety and body odor. It alleviates excessive perspiration.
- Lemongrass is also effective in treating type 2 diabetes, cancer, and obesity, while also aiding in detoxification.
- Natural insect repellant: Lemongrass shares similar properties with citronella and has a great reputation for keeping insects away.
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- Laryngitis : It is useful with respiratory infections such as sore throats, laryngitis and fever and helps prevent spreading of infectious diseases. It is helpful with colitis, indigestion and gastro-enteritis.
- Cholesterol: Studies have shown that the regular consumption of lemongrass has shown significant results in sustaining healthy levels of triglycerides and reducing the LDL cholesterol in the body.
- Detoxification: Lemongrass helps in cleansing and flushing harmful toxic wastes out of the body, as a result of its diuretic properties. Detoxification helps in better regulation of various organs of the body, including the liver and kidney, while also helping to lower the levels of uric acid.
- Staphylococcus aureus: Lemongrass disrupts the growth and communication of germs which helps in inhibiting the formation of biofilms. The essential oil of lemongrass is useful for application both topically as well as internally in the diseases diagnosed with biofilms, such as Lyme disease.
- Stomach Disorders: Lemongrass is beneficial in the prevention of gastrointestinal disorders such as gastric ulcers, helps in stimulating the bowel function, and improves digestion
- Insomnia: Lemongrass aids in calming the muscles and nerves which helps in inducing deep sleep. Research has shown that lemongrass tea has sedative and hypnotic properties which help in increasing the duration and quality of sleep.
- Respiratory Disorders: It also is used for clearing up oily skin and acne, as well as athlete’s foot.
- Fever: is a febrifuge and is also known as the ‘fever grass’, owing to its beneficial effects in lowering fevers.
- Aches: helps to alleviate the pain and discomfort caused by headaches and migraines due to its analgesic properties.
- Nervous System: It stimulates the mind and helps in combating convulsions, nervousness, vertigo and various neuronal disorders such as Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s disease
- Type-2 Diabetes: Lemongrass has been proven beneficial in treating Type-2 diabetes. Studies have shown that the citral present in lemongrass helps to maintain optimum levels of insulin and improves the tolerance of glucose in the body.
- Rheumatism: Lemongrass is effective in relieving the pain and discomfort caused by rheumatism. It can be applied topically on both lumbago and sprains and helps in relieving neuralgia and other painful sufferings.
- Insect Repellant: Lemongrass is used as a natural insect repellant and helps in preventing the occurrence of insect-borne diseases such as malaria, dengue and Lyme disease.
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