Lemongrass Essential Oil Benefits
Besides being a delicious citrusy seasoning in Thai cooking, most of us would never guess that this delicious thready grass holds so much healing power inside its fibrous stalks. Surprisingly, Lemongrass Essential Oil is used as aromatherapy to relieve muscle pain, externally to kill bacteria, ward off insects, and reduce body aches, and internally to help your digestive system.
Lemongrass may prevent the growth of some bacteria and yeast and it has antioxidant properties. It contains substances that are used to alleviate muscle pain, reduce fever, and to stimulate the uterus and menstrual flow.
Emotionally, mentally, and spiritually, Lemongrass is said to be the oil of energetic cleansing. It may help in clearing energy from a home or letting go of negative energy you may be holding onto, which could help those feeling stuck or low.
Essentials oils can also be used in oil burners and diffusers to create a fresh fragrant atmosphere in the home.
Some of the most common benefits of Lemongrass Essential Oil include:
- Relieves headaches
- Reduces stomach aches
- Alleviates abdominal and muscle pain
- Kills germs
- Acts as an astringent
- Reduces fever
- Boosts energy
- Eases digestive tract spasms