" Lemongrass is a natural herb that's great for many ailments. The same goes for its extracted oil." (Angela-Ambrose Radford)
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An intense flavor and a scent reminiscent of summer nights or oriental cuisine, especially Thai cuisine, what are we talking about? The wonderful plant of Lemongrass!
In this article, we will discover all the health and skin benefits, that Lemongrass oil gives us.
A BIT OF HISTORY & CURIOSITY!
Lemongrass is a perennial plant native to India and the tropical climate regions of Southeast Asia, its scent is very reminiscent of that of lemon, but even more intense.
The citrus and the balsamic scent are very strong and intensify when the leaves are rubbed with the fingers, it is a very popular plant in perfumery for the formulation of mosquito repellent products, such as candles, protective sprays, and ointments) and in the kitchen in the preparation of soups, herbal teas, and sauces.
Its properties were well known in the past and it was used to relieve various ailments such as headaches, fever, colds, and stomach pain.
Let's see in more detail why Lemongrass oil is a valid ally for our body and our skin! Ready?
WHAT ARE THE BENEFITS OF LEMONGRASS OIL?
Lemongrass oil, obtained from Lemongrass plants, can be diffused into the environment and added to creams and carrier oils for various wellness treatments.
BENEFITS ON THE BODY
Valid help when suffering from headaches
Antiviral! An effective remedy for flu disorders
Widespread in the environment, it helps prevent bites from mosquitoes and other insects. A few drops of essential oil inside drawers and wardrobes keep moths away and perfumes clothes.
Relaxes the muscles and is recommended in case of cramps and muscle aches.
BENEFITS ON THE PSYCHE
The sedative effect, the citral molecule contained in the oil acts on the nervous system with a relaxing and sleep conciliator effect
Its refreshing scent gives energy and joie de vivre
Removes sad thoughts, anxiety, and anger and helps to calm the depression of the soul
Increases concentration and fights fatigue
Stimulates the body and mind when you are lazy and listless
BENEFITS ON THE SKIN
Thanks to its purifying properties, it is perfect for helping acne-prone skin and for removing impurities
Antioxidant function! Helps fight the signs of skin aging and keeps your skin supple, toned, and young
Helps the skin protect itself from oxidative stress and from the aggressions of environmental pollution, from damage from the sun's rays, and from physical fatigue
Soothing action that helps restore shine and softness to all skin types
Useful to improve the skin on your body, helps to fight cellulite, keeps the skin, tone, and firm.
Prevents hair loss and purifies the scalp.
A real burst of energy that purifies our skin and gently caresses the heart!
Check out our amazing products that contain Lemongrass essential oil to energize and purify your skin ; )
- Lemongrass & Sage Collection complete Zen! This blend is loved by both women and men alike, and is perfect for uplifting & clarifying our minds and keeping skin soft & healthy!
- Honey Butter with Lemongrass essential oil to protect, soften and soothe dry and sensitive skin
- Detoxifying Himalayan Salt to gently detox your body, scrub away dead skin and bring clarity and peace to your mind
- Brown Sugar & Body Scrub Detox & Cleanse for soft, radiant, and fresher-looking skin!