Thursday, January 7, 2016

Lemongrass Oil - Helps inflammation, infections, and digestion


Lemongrass (Cymbopogon flexuosus) oil supports your overall well-being, and may support the digestive system. Adding Lemongrass oil when you are cooking is also a delightful way to enhance the flavor of a meal.

What can Lemongrass do for you?


Inflammation
Lemongrass is an analgesic and can help reduce pain and inflammation. Just blend it with a carrier oil and rub in over the area.

Infections
Lemongrass oil can kill bacterial and fungal infections, such a ringworm and athlete's foot. Dilute with a carrier oil and rub into the infected area.

Digestive issues
When diluted and ingested, Lemongrass can boost the functioning of the digestive system. It can treat bowel problems and prevent the formation of excessive gas.

Hair care
Lemongrass oil can help strengthen hair follicles, helping with hair loss, oily hair, or scalp conditions. Just put a diluted solution along your scalp, then rinse.

Deodorizer
Put Lemongrass oil in a diffuser or puts a few drops in some water and use it as a mist to freshen the air in your home.

Bug repellant
The hight content of citral and geraniol in Lemongrass oil repels bugs such as mosquitoes and ants. You can even use it on pets to kill fleas. Just dilute about 5 drops in a spray bottle of water and spray directly on your skin or a pet's fur.


Do you have any additional uses for Lemongrass oil? Share them in the comments!

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