Lemongrass e.o. – 15 ml
The lemongrass e.o. (essential oil) is extracted through steam distillation. It is obtained from dried lemongrass.
The oil and the grass is known to be added in culinary recipes. It is used as a substitute when no fresh lemon is available. As the name of the oil implies, it smells just like lemons. It is used as part of countless drinks. It can also be found as an ingredient in desserts.
The lemongrass e.o. also has medicinal uses. It can be used as:
- an analgesic.
- an anti-depressant.
- an antimicrobial.
- a bactericidal.
- a carminative.
- a deodorant.
- an insecticide.
As an analgesic, the lemongrass e.o. is seen to relieve many kinds of pain. It can also help treat inflammation. It can aid in the relief of pain from muscles and joints. It can also be of great help in treating toothaches and headaches. Also, it can also help reduce muscle and joint pain brought about by athletics.
The essential oil is also a carminative. It can help people with excess gas. It can help get rid of flatulence and bloating. It can help release gas from the intestine in a safe manner. It also stops further gases from forming. It provides a safe downward passage of gases out of the body.
As a deodorant, the lemongrass e.o. has a lasting scent. This is more environment friendly than synthetic deodorants. The oil is a better choice for people who have allergic reactions to the synthetic types. The essential oil provides no adverse side effects for its deodorant properties.
The oil is also quite famous as an insecticide. It is quite popular in keeping bugs away. It can also aid in killing certain types of insects.
The lemongrass oil is also a good sedative and a relaxant. It has a soothing and calming effect on the body and the mind. As such, the oil is widely used in aromatherapy.