Revitalize Your Body And Mind With Lemongrass Oil

By definition, aromatherapy is the use of medicinal oils extracted from plants. It can be used for a variety of therapeutic purposes such as for curing colds, soothing burns, to energize the mind, and to treat insomnia.

Traditionally, aromatherapy has been used extensively in the form of medicinal oils which are applied on the skin.

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The medicinal components of these oils can be absorbed through the skin via a massage or aromatic baths, or via inhalation through the nostrils by using oil diffusers and vaporizers.

Lemongrass is grown mostly in parts of Asia and Oceania. Lemongrass oil has both a powerful lemony fragrance, and a variety of medicinal properties. Since it is a citrus plant, it can be used directly as an herb in medicinal applications, either its dried or powdered form. Lemongrass oil is one of the most important essential oils in aromatherapy and is used extensively across the globe as a food preservative, an aid to digestion, and as a treatment for a variety of ailments.

The various health benefits of Lemongrass oil are –
  • It helps in toning the muscles and the skin.
  • It revitalizes and energizes the body and the mind of an individual.
  • It helps in curing mild infections and keeps the body healthy and smelling nice.
  • When used as a blended massage oil, it cures digestive problems, nervousness and provides relief to over stressed ligaments in the body.
  • At times, it can also be used as a general tonic.
  • Lemongrass can help to combat skin-related disorders such as acne and open pores.

  • Lemongrass oil also has antiseptic properties and cures athlete’s foot and fungus related infections in the joints of the body.
  • It is used as an aromatherapy skin care product and helps in removing cellulite from the human body.
  • Its mild disinfectant qualities are also used in household activities such as a natural cleaning agent for household surfaces.

Benefits of lemongrass as an essence burner.

Lemongrass oil can be used in an aromatherapy candle, diffuser, or vaporizer. Lemon grass candles are widely used as a non-toxic insect repellant. However, its main use lies in curing people of nervousness and anxiety. It is also an effective stress reliever, energizes the body, and frees it from any type of fatigue. Inhaling the essence of lemongrass through a vaporizer is a popular method of treatment.

Precautions.

The only precaution that needs to be considered while using lemongrass oils is that it may cause allergic reactions in some people, especially if used in high levels of concentration.

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