Lemon verbena essential oil
WhatDigestive action, remedy in case of stomach pain and abdominal cramps, indigestion, remedy in case of anxiety, stress, mental fatigue, poor concentration but also tachycardia.
Lemon verbena (lippia citriodora) essential oil has calming and anti-inflammatory properties, it is also able to protect the functions of the digestive system. The use of this essential oil is contraindicated during pregnancy and lactation and for children. Because of the photosensitizing effect avoid applying the lemon verbena essential oil before sun exposure and sun lamps.
Indigestion, stomach cramps
In case of problems related to the digestive system you can massage the part with lemon verbena essential oil: mix 2 drops of this essential oil in a teaspoon of sweet almond oil or another vegetable oil and massage the abdomen.
Anxiety, stress, tachycardia, extra systole, dizziness, mental fatigue – This essential oil is able to relax tensions and to improve the concentration, it calms the breath and gives energy against the boredom that hinders intellectual activity. You can diffuse 5 drops of essential oil in the room where you study or in the office with an oil burner or, in order to benefit from its calming action, you can prepare a bath by adding 6-7 drops of lemon verbena essential oil to the water of the bath, stay in the water for about 15 minutes. This bath can help also in case of muscle pain.