Besides it's superb fragrance qualities, lemongrass oil has many benefits and has been used for infectious illnesses and fever, as an insecticide and as a sedative.
It helps with many skin conditions such as acne, assists with skin purification, can work as an antioxidant by fighting free radicals which cause stress to the skin, and as a soothing and calming influence at bed time to help with sleep disorders.
Fragrant Room Freshener: Sprinkle a few drops over pot-pourri or onto a carrier oil in an oil burner to freshen and purify the air.
Bath: Lemongrass oil can also be used in your bath in quantities of 2 to 4 drops mixed into your shower gel. Add to the bath while the water is running.
Shower: Add 1 to 2 drops to shower gel and place it on your washcloth to wash your body.
Body spray: Fill a 50 ml spray bottle with boiled and cooled water. Add 20 drops and shake well. Spray all over after bathing or showering to invigorate and to promote physical energy, health and healing.
Cleaning and Disinfecting: Place a few drops of lemongrass oil on a cloth or into a bottle of water with a spray nozzle, to disinfectant and purify surfaces and to create fresh and fragrant rooms.
To make your own hand sanitiser, fill a 150 ml bottle to 75% with vodka, add water to fill and 20 to 30 drop of lemongrass oil which adds to the anti-bacterial benefits of the product. Shake well before use.
The information on this page is for educational purposes only. It is not meant to be used to diagnose, prescribe or treat any disease, illness or injury. Seek professional medical attention for diseases, illnesses or injuries.
KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN. Avoid essential oils if pregnant or breast feeding.