Lemongrass – a cleansing oil

Lemongrass

Lemongrass is a great oil to use as as air freshener, muscle/joint soother, insect repellent and is suitable for cooking dishes with.

AROMA

Herbaceous, smoky, citrus

BACKGROUND

A tall, perennial plant, Lemongrass has a subtle citrus flavour and is used in Asian cuisine in soups, teas, and curries as well as with fish, poultry, beef, and seafood. In addition to its unique flavour, Lemongrass essential oil promotes healthy digestion and acts as an overall tonic to the body’s systems. It’s also purifying and toning to the skin, and is frequently used in skin care products for these benefits. Lemongrass can soothe sore muscles and joints, making it an ideal oil to use in massage therapy or applied directly to problem areas. Lemongrass has a pungent, herbaceous aroma that can heighten awareness and promote a positive outlook.

 

May help – circulation, improving digestion, improving eyesight, fevers, flatulence, headaches, clearing infections, repairing ligaments, waking up lymphatic system, respiratory problems, sore throats, tissue regeneration and water retention

EMOTIONAL

Oil of cleansing – cleanses your energy and emotions, letting go of old limiting beliefs, toxic energies and negativity. Helps you to commit to a healing path and move forward.

To declutter on a mental and emotional level

Cleanse on physical, mental, emotional and spiritual level

Can help clear your brow chakra, release past issues and old stagnant energy

Emotions – negative energy, holding onto the past, fear, negativity, self-criticism, doubt, lack of drive

 

USES

  • Cleansing the energy in a house
  • Supports healthy digestion
  • Soothes aching muscles
  • After exercise to soothe & refresh muscles
  • Purifies and tones skin
  • To help soothe sore joints or muscle sprains, combine equal parts Fractionated Coconut Oil and Lemongrass oil and rub topically on area of concern.
  • Use to flavour dishes while promoting healthy digestion.
  • Combine with Melaleuca and apply to toenails for clean, healthy nails.
  • Rub or spritz on skin before going outside. Lemongrass essential oil naturally repels insects

 

DIFFUSER BLENDS

RENEWAL – 3 drops lavender – 3 drops lemongrass

MEDITATION – 3 drops lemongrass 3 drops sandalwood

AFTERNOON SLUMP – 4 drops lemongrass – 3 drops wintergreen – 2 drops wild orange

SPRING BOOST – 3 drops lemongrass – 3 drops spearmint – 3 drops tangerine

 

RECIPES

Coconut Lemongrass & red lentil soup – https://www.doterra.com/US/en/brochures-magazines-living-summer-2015-coconut-lemon-grass-red-lentil-soup

 

DIRECTIONS FOR USE

Diffusion: Use three to four drops in the diffuser of your choice.

Topical use: Apply one to two drops to desired area. Dilute with dōTERRA Fractionated Coconut Oil to minimize any skin sensitivity. See additional precautions below.

 

CAUTIONS

Possible skin sensitivity. Keep out of reach of children. If you are pregnant, nursing, or under a doctor’s care, consult your physician. Avoid contact with eyes, inner ears, and sensitive areas.

 

 

Additional Information

https://www.doterra.com/US/en/blog/spotlight-lemongrass-oil

https://www.doterra.com/US/en/p/lemongrass-oil

http://media.doterra.com/sg-otg/en/pips/doterra-lemongrass-essential-oil.pdf

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