There is something so consoling about entering a freshly cleaned space. Lemongrass is the tidy essential oil.
Its purifying qualities can make profound change. Additionally, Lemongrass essential oil benefits mood and can provide emotional calmness through its earthy, citrusy aroma. Inhaling a few drops of Lemongrass or adding it to a bath can ease the nerves and provide mental clarity.
The entire plant, a tufted grass with numerous stiff stems, is put through a steam distillation process to extract the oil. Lemongrass oil is a sensational addition to citrus or floral blends.
Botanical Name: Cymbopogon flexuosus
Method: Steam Distilled
Plant Part: Grass
Note: Top - Middle
Blends Well With: Lime, and other citrus; Geranium, and other florals
Aroma: Sweet, lemony, green, and slightly fruity
Color: Pale Yellow
Safety: Keep out of reach of children. If pregnant or under a doctor’s care, consult physician. Avoid contact with eyes. Do not use internally unless instructed by a licensed aromatherapist or physician.
Adult Max Dilution: 0.7%
Shelf Life: 2-3 Years
Pet Safety: Essential oils are generally safe to diffuse around adult cats and dogs intermittently. Ensure the room you’re diffusing in is well-ventilated and that your pet can leave if desired. Discontinue use if you notice any adverse reaction. Avoid topical use and diffusing around young pets, small animals or pets with health problems.
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SPORTS MASSAGE: Add to a 2 ounce squeeze bottle: 6 drops of Lemongrass, 15 drops of Helichrysum, 15 drops of Peppermint and 24 drops of Copaiba with 4 tablespoons of Jojoba oil. Shake to mix well. Apply enough of this mixture to cover the inflamed area and massage into the skin. (5% dilution)
INHALER: Add to a personal inhaler and inhale as needed: 5 drops of Lemongrass, 5 drops of Tea Tree and 5 drops of Lemon. Or add Lemongrass to your Thera Lux Nebulizing Diffuser and diffuse for 30-60 minutes.
UPLIFT: Add to a personal inhaler and inhale as needed: 5 drops of Lemongrass, 5 drops of Lime and 5 drops of Lemon. Or add 5-6 drops of Lemongrass to your Car Diffuser and diffuse for a more uplifting drive.
MENTAL FATIGUE: Add to a personal inhaler and inhale as needed: 5 drops of Lemongrass, 5 drops of Rosemary and 5 drops of Peppermint. Or add 5-6 drops of Lemongrass to your Scent Ball Diffuser and diffuse for 30-60 minutes.
CLOSET SPRAY: In a 12 ounce spray bottle add: 3 ounces of Lemongrass hydrosol, 3 ounces of Lavender hydrosol, 3 ounces of Peppermint hydrosol, 3 ounces of witch hazel, 25 drops of Lemongrass, 30 drops of Cedarwood (Himalayan), 25 drops of Citronella, 40 drops of Lemon Eucalyptus and 20 drops of Geranium. Shake well before each use. Mist as needed to relieve musty smells and discourage pests. Shelf life: 1 week
SHAMPOO: Add 1 tablespoon of your shampoo: 1 drop of Lemongrass and 2 drops of Tea Tree. Massage well into the scalp; rinse well before using conditioner.
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