Lemongrass has a sweeter, more powerful citrus aroma than Lemon and is a powerful cleanser physically, emotionally and spiritually. It is useful in supporting mental acuity and stabilizing/balancing emotions and trauma.
Many people do not know that lemongrass is an effective pain- killer and can be used for soothing body aches & tired muscles. It helps with excessive perspiration so it is an important ingredient in my homemade deodorant. Lemongrass’ antifungal properties make it effective for aiding athlete’s foot or nail fungus.
It is a useful insect repellant and because it has antiseptic and astringent properties, it can be used to cleanse oily skin and to tone pores.
dōTERRA Lemongrass Essential Oil is grown in India and is steam distilled directly from the grass.
Properties: Antibacterial, Antibiotic, Antiseptic, Antiviral, Astringent, Diuretic, Disinfectant Common Uses: Colds & Flu, Asthma, Constipation, Fever, Hypertension, Sore Throat, Stomach Ache, Stress, Throat Infections, Fungus
Precautions: Lemongrass can be a skin irritant over time- skin test before using. Use with care during pregnancy.
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