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15 Amazing Self-Care uses for Lemongrass

Lemongrass Essential Oil For Self-Care

Lemongrass is one of the most popular essential oils and for good reason!  Because of its medicinal properties, it has many health benefits and many self-care applications.  To use Lemongrass, you can dilute with fractionated coconut oil and apply topically, inhale for aromatherapy, or add a few drops to your tea or personal hygiene products.

Natural pain reliever

Lemongrass is known for its muscle and join pain relieving properties. It is also beneficial for toothaches and headaches from viral infections like coughs, colds, influenza and fevers. It can also help to relieve general body pain resulting from exercise and athletics.

Mood elevator

Did you know that Lemongrass can boost self-esteem, confidence, hope, and mental strength?  It uplifts spirits and helps to drive away depression and anxiety. Add a few drops to your tea to promote relaxation.

Lowers Fever

Lemongrass can bring down a fever when it is tending to reach dangerous levels. This property of lemongrass, which comes from its essential oils, is widely known and utilized.

Natural healer

The antiseptic properties of lemongrass oil make it a good application for external and internal wounds as well as a useful ingredient in antiseptic lotions and creams as it prevents sepsis.

Digestion Aid

Lemongrass helps to remove gas from the intestine and stops further gas formation. Furthermore, it provides the excess gas a safe downward passage by relaxing the muscles in the abdominal region.

DIY Deodorant

Lemongrass oil is a great choice for body odour control as it serves as an efficient deodorant without any side effects. The best thing about it is that it is herbal, so there is no damage to your body or the environment.

Infection Fighter

Lemongrass oil helps bring down the fever by battling the infections from which the fever is caused, as well as by increasing perspiration, which induces sweating of toxins.

Insect Repellant

Lemongrass is quite popular as an insect repellent due to its insecticidal properties. It kills insects and also keeps them away.

Sleep Sounder

Lemongrass has great soothing, sedating and calming effects on the mind, cures inflammations, itching of skin and it relieves tension and anxiety.

The ultimate toner

Lemongrass tones all the systems functioning in the body, such as the respiratory system, digestive system, nervous system, and excretory system, and facilitates absorption of nutrients into the body, thus providing strength and boosting the immune system.


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