Today’s Aromatherapy Tip of the Day: September 16, 2013 is Lemongrass Essential Oil.
Lemongrass (Cymbopogon citratus)
Areas of Origin: Africa, India, Sri Lanka
Essential Oil is steam distilled from the leaves of the plant.
Color: Yellow to Amber
Aroma: Green Lemon
Benefits: Promotes Digestion, Relieves Fluid Retention, Reduces Inflammation
*SAFETY PRECAUTION* Before using, those with sensitive skin, should test a small strip of skin to look for reaction; Skin Redness, Little Red Bumps, Skin Swelling, etc…
Digestive Aid – Counters bloating, Relieves diarrhea, Relieves fluid retention
Immune Support – Antiviral for skin
Musculoskeletal Injuries – Relieves chronic conditions, spasms, strains
Respiration – Purifies Air
Skin Care – Closes Pores
Sleep Cycle – Promotes Alertness
Additional Benefits – Repels fleas, head lice, intestinal parasites, and ticks.
Debra Mauldin, Certified Aromatherapist
Feel free to contact me with any questions you may have pertaining to using essential oils as aromatherapy. Please put ‘Aromatherapy’ in the subject line.
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