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Lemongrass Essential Oil

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Lemongrass Essential Oil (Cymbopogon flexuosus ) Lemongrass can provide emotional calm through its earthy citrus aroma. Inhaling a few drops of Lemongrass or adding it to a bath can ease the nerves and provide mental clarity. As the name implies, lemongrass smells just like lemons, but it is milder, sweeter, and far less sour. Lemongrass has many health benefits because of its medicinal properties.  

Some of those benefits include pain relief, reduces depression, inhibits microbial growth, heals wounds, lowers fever, used in deodorants, battles infections, promotes lactation, kills insects, and has been known to cure nervous disorders.

 

Uses: It combats skin-related disorders such as acne and open pores. This oil is used in many skincare products.

Countries where it's found

The plant is native to India. It is also found in warm temperate and tropical regions. It also grows in the United States, Thailand, the Caribbean, and Vietnam.

Harvesting Information

The plant grows in cooler regions and is best harvested towards the end of the season. When grown indoors, lemongrass can be harvested throughout the year.

History of the Plant

Ancient Chinese sued lemongrass in their traditional medicine to treat stomach upset, headaches, and colds. The plant is treasured for its traditional uses for more than a thousand years.

Extraction Process

Lemongrass oil is extracted by steam distillation of dried lemongrass leaves. The oil is colorless to pale yellow liquid with citrus lemon odor.

 

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Health benefits:

The oil clears headache, nervous exhaustion, and stress-related conditions.

The oil acts as a good overall tonic and relieves the symptoms of jet lag.

The oil has antiseptic properties and helps in fighting athlete's foot and nervousness, and mild infections.

The essential oil of lemongrass is potent against respiratory infections such as sore throats, laryngitis, and fever. It also aids in indigestion, colitis, and gastroenteritis.

The oil's analgesic properties reduce pain and inflammation. It helps in relieving pain in muscle joints, toothaches, and sudden pains resulting from other activities.

Lemongrass oil has antimicrobial property that inhibits microbial growth both internally and externally. It inhibits bacterial infections in the colon, urinary tract, wounds, abdomen, and respiratory tract.

The oil also prevents viral infections such as influenza. Pox, cold, fever, and cough.

The oil also cures diseases formed as a result of bacterial infections such as typhoid, malaria, food poisoning, and skin diseases.

Lemongrass oil revitalizes the glandular secretions. It also boosts the parasympathetic nervous system.

The oil's astringent property improves blood flow and stops profuse bleeding. It also promotes hair follicles, gum contraction, blood vessels, skin, and muscles.

The oil prevents loosening of gums, hair fall, and fall of teeth.

Lemongrass oil is an effective carminative. It removes gas from the intestine and also stops the further gas formation.

The other therapeutic properties of the oil include antiseptic, galactagogue, insecticidal, antipyretic, febrifuge, nervine, tonic, sedative, and anti-depressant.

Other benefits:

In aromatherapy, the oil is used in many skincare products.

It is found in deodorants to prevent sweating and body odor. It is also found in lotions that eliminate cellulitis, and in creams to soothe inflammation or cracked skin.

In terms of culinary use, the oil is used in various herbal teas and soups and also as a food preservative.

Lemongrass oil is used as an insecticide, cleaning and deodorizing agent, and repellent.

The oil is used in soap and scented candle making and in perfumes.

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