Lemongrass, scientific name cymbopogon citratus, is a plant belonging to the Graminacee family. From steam distillation of its chopped leaves an essential oil is obtained. This oil has tonic and stimulant properties and acts as a repellent against mosquitos. Don’t sunbathe right after the use of this essential oil because of its photosensitizing effect. Let’s see in detail the main applications.
Tiredness, stress, poor concentration
Lemongrass essential oil is a powerful remedy in case of stress, nervousness and tiredness. It improves also the mood and is indicated to anxious people, or people who feel to be stuck or that aren’t able to do changes in their life, even if they want to. This essence in fact supplies persons with energy. Moreover, lemongrass essential oil helps also in case of poor concentration. In order to benefit from the revitalizing and stimulant properties of the lemongrass essential oil you can add 5 drops to the oil burner.
Freshness, bad smells
Try to add 3-4 drops of essential oil of lemongrass to the water you use to clean the floors of the rooms at home, this will release a nice scent of freshness and cleanliness. Helpful to counteract also bad smells in the kitchen like fish or fried food, you just have to add some drops of essential oil to the oil burner and place it in the kitchen.
Lemongrass essential oil can be used alone or together with other essential oils, like that of citronella, as a powerful anti mosquitos repellent.