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For the Love of Lemongrass

Updated: Aug 21, 2019

This month the oil and herb we are featuring is Lemongrass.

About

"Lemongrass has a citrus-herb scent that can be diffused to help purify the air from musky odors or applied topically for skin-cleansing benefits."


Benefits

  • Has skin-cleansing properties

  • Purifies the air from bad odors

  • Reduces musky aromas in moist, damp environments

  • Enhances massage after activity

  • Includes the naturally occurring constituents neral, geranial, limonene, and beta-caryophyllene



Diffuser Blends

Lemongrass has a natural cleansing, uplifting and relaxing aroma. Here are a few blends to get you started.


Lemon Bars

  • 4 drops Lemon

  • 4 drops Stress Away™

  • 2 drops Lemongrass

Apple Pie

  • 4 drops Cinnamon Bark

  • 2 drops Lemongrass

  • 2 drops Grapefruit

  • 2 drops Bergamot

Midsummer Night's Dream

  • 5 drops Citronella

  • 3 drops Geranium

  • 2 drops Tea Tree

  • 2 drops Lemongrass


Uses:

Aromatic:

  • Add 3-4 drops to your dish-filled sink, a load of laundry, or household cleaner.

  • Great for diffusing for a clean-smelling environment.

  • Fabric Freshener: Add 10 drops to a glass bottle, then fill with water for fresh smelling fabric and carpets.


Topical:

  • Add to your DIY bug repellent

  • Add to your skin routine for a natural glow and cleansing.

  • Add a few drops of lemongrass and 1 oz of carrier oil into a dropper bottle. Massage mixture into temples and back of neck for relief for headache relief.


Ingestion:

  • "Lemongrass Vitality has a crisp, herbaceous, citrus-lemon flavor that when taken internally has many health benefits, including digestive support and cleansing properties."

  • Great added to tea


Pairs well with:

Lime, geranium, lavender, basil, sweet orange, clary sage, ylang ylang, grapefruit. lemon, patchouli, cedarwood, clove, coriander, tea tree, rosemary, ginger, and peppermint.



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Happy Oiling,

Lauren


References: Young Living

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