Lemongrass Essential Oil
Lemongrass essential oil has a scent similar to lemon, but comes from a different botanical family. It is an excellent additive to massage oil because it promotes lymphatic flow and helps to heal torn muscle and ligament tissue.Lemongrass (Cymbopogon flexuosus)
Botanical Family: Poaeceae or Gramineae
Extraction: Steam distilled from leaves
Properties: Supports digestion, tones and helps regenerate connective tissue and ligaments; strengthens vascular walls; antifungal; helps with headaches, respiratory infections, sore throats, improves circulation; helps heal torn ligaments, promotes lymphatic flow
Uses: Diffuse, apply topically, add to food or drink
Fragrant lnfluence: Promotes psychic awareness and a sense of purification
Aromatherapy blending with lemongrass
Healing aromatherapy recipes with lemongrass
For helping broken bones to heal, rub the following mixture gently into the afflicted area:The above mixture should be stirred well in a carrier oil of 1 ounce or more.
Here is another recipe to be used the same way:
This is a strong mixture; skin test first for possible irritation and dilute in a carrier oil.
Inhale lemongrass mixed with basil, peppermint or rose in a 1:1 ratio for improvement of memory. Dilute these oils into a massage oil and rub gently around head and neck.
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