29 Amazing Uses & Benefits of Lemongrass Oil

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Lemongrass oil is considered a pure fat extracted from the lemongrass plant and with different benefits, the plant can be dried through the use of traditional steaming or alcohol extraction, and then distilled into oil. It means that it is neither seed oil or nor a plant oil like those we have discussed recently.

Following are some 29 Amazing Uses & Benefits of Lemongrass Oil

Improves Mood

When you consumed it as a tea or used as bath oil, lemongrass oil will alter brain chemistry for positive ways, and improving mood. It can occur through the reduction of stress and also the resting cortisol levels of the body.

Fights Infection

Lemongrass oil has also anti-microbial when it is used as a food/tea, as well as when applied directly to the skin. When you consumed it, it will combat common microbial infections: viruses, bacteria and fungi among others.

Reduces the Symptoms of Fever

 

Lemongrass is an antipyretic and also a febrifuge – it means that it can reduce the symptoms of regular fevers.

Can Improve Digestive Health

Lemongrass oil is known for support the digestive health, balancing the environment in the gut and also reducing excessive gas production

Supports Kidney Health

It also regularity and promotes kidney health.

Relieves Pain

When you applied to areas of pain and also inflammation, lemongrass oil will also works as an analgesic, reducing the perception of pain and discomfort.

Reduces Bleeding

It is used for proper healing of cuts and other wounds, lemongrass oil can also reduce blood loss from these injuries.

Combats Fungal Infections

As for skin treatment, it can also be used for this purpose and primarily for the treatment of fungal skin conditions.

Repairs and Conditions Skin and Hair

Lemongrass oil is just generally fantastic for your skin health and maintenance.

Antibacterial/Antifungal

The sweet grassy fragrance of lemongrass comes from citral, sometimes called lemonal. This organic compound has potent antibacterial and antifungal properties.

Antipyretic

Antipyretics are those substances which can also bring down a high fever.

Anti-inflammatory and Antioxidant

Few Natural Essential Oils compounds are found in lemongrass because it also has anti-inflammatory qualities.

Carminative

Lemongrass oil which also helps to remove excess gas from the intestines

Headache Relief

Whether your headache is due to tension, allergies or hormones, lemongrass essential oil can help. Apply several drops of oil to your temples at first sign of a headache.

Insomnia Help

Lemongrass oil will also helps for relieve the anxiety, irritability and also insomnia. It can help improve not only duration of sleep but also quality.

Treating Shock

If someone is in shock, then you need to 2 drops of lemongrass oil in a cotton ball and place the cotton ball under the nostrils. Do it immediately and then wait for medical help to arrive.

Joint Pain

If you suffer with joint pain, lemongrass oil works to reduce pain and inflammation. Mix with carrier oil and also combine with birch essential oil and geranium essential oil for arthritis and joint pain.

Wound Treatment

Blend many drops of lemongrass oil with ¼ cup of witch hazel for clean out the wounds.

Heartburn

If you suffering from heartburn then mix many drops of lemongrass oil with a carrier oil like as organic coconut oil and rub the salve mixture over the throat and chest area for relief.

Indigestion

Mix some drops of lemongrass oil with some almond oil and then rub it on your abdomen for relief.

Insect Repellant

Just as the lemongrass deters fleas, it also deters insects. Apply a few drops to the edges of your clothing to repel climbing insects like ticks or you can even put on some massage oil to keep mosquitoes at bay.

Acne

It is also good for acne. The astringent and antimicrobial properties of lemongrass oil will to help to resolve the acne. Add 1 drop to a little coconut oil and dab on blemishes twice a day.

Cholesterol

In one study it was found that animals with high cholesterol that were given lemongrass oil extract had a reduction in bad cholesterol.

High Blood Pressure

Because lemongrass oil is vasodilators which can help to reduce the blood pressure and make it clear away heart attack causing plaque from the arteries.

Athlete’s Foot

 Lemongrasses which can help fight fungal skin infections such as athlete’s foot. Use a one drop of oil in a teaspoon of carrier oil and then rub it on your feet several times a day. Rub this oil before go on bed and put on some socks until morning.

Fatigue

If you are running out of energy, then mix a few drops of lemongrass oil with a tablespoon of coconut oil and then massage into your temples. It will work wonders before a workout to give you a natural energy boost.

Detoxification

Lemongrass essential oil has also its diuretic properties because it can help to flush the toxins out of the body and also reduce fluid buildup.

Natural Deodorizer 

Lemongrass is considered as a natural and effective air freshener. Mix 5 drops of lemongrass and also 5 drops of lavender in a spray bottle of water, which is use as a mist, or can be diffuses aromatically.

Bladder, Kidney and Urinary Health 

Add 1 drop of lemongrass oil in water and consume it or dilute with equal parts carrier oil and then apply topically on over kidneys and low back.

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