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PROPERTIES & USES
It has been used for soothing aching feet, tired muscles and painful backs. It helps with excessive perspiration and flatulence. Lemongrass’ antifungal properties make it effective aiding athlete’s foot and nail fungus. Many migraine sufferers find it effective. It is considered an antiseptic and astringent useful by some people to cleanse oily skin and help close pores. It can increase mental acuity and help stabilize and balance emotions, especially during times of distress and emotional trauma. (…) Lemongrass Essential Oil is grown in India and steam distilled directly from the grass.
Apply topically with massage for effective analgesic effects on the back, feet, and large muscles. Also apply direct for antifungal qualities. Lemongrass is …. by the FDA as GRAS and can be taken internally for digestive or stomach issues and for high cholesterol. Add 1-2 drops in ¼ cup of water with agave, honey or on a sugar cube. Add to water (appx 5%-10%) and spritz for excessive perspiration. Diffuse, cup and inhale or use a full body massage for help stabilizing emotional trauma.
Precautions: Can be a skin irritant over time. Use a skin test. Use with care during pregnancy.
Anti-septic/depressant/bacterial/microbial; analgesic (fever), astringent, deodorant, diuretic, sedative; bloatiness, nerve tonic; insecticide.
Our Oils are Cold Pressed and pure with no additives or dilution.
RECOMMENDED APPLICATIONS FOR PURE ESSENTIAL OILS
All our oils are pure and hence safe for the following methods (some brands add gums and resins as preservatives which can be harmful).
(For very sensitive skin, dilute or test on a small patch of skin when applying to skin or in Compress):
Dilute up to 5 drops of essential oil per 10 ml carrier/base oil. Mix well.
VAPOURISER/OIL BURNER (V):
Fill bowl with water, add 5 drops essential oil and apply heat/candle in relevant section. (Absorbed into body 35 times faster than consumption).
INHALATION (I): STEAM INHALATION (Not for asthmatics):
Add 3-5drops of essential oil to a bowl of water. Cover head with towel to create a tent over the bowl and inhale vapours through nose for 5 minutes.
DRY INHALATION (Suitable for asthmatics):
1- 2 drops essential oil on handkerchief or tissue, apply to nose and breathe deeply.
Add 3-5 drops essential oil to tub of warm water and settle in!
SKINCARE/RASHES/INSECT BITES/ (S):
The high viscosity of Our essential oil allows rapid osmosis through the skin. Can also be added to base creams or lotions for fragrance and skin/aroma benefits.
Add 6 drops for every 20 ml water in a spray bottle. Shake well and use to deodorize or disinfect rooms, wardrobes etc, spray on face for a quick pick me up or use relevant oils on your pillow to enhance sleep.
COMPRESS (C): HOT COMPRESS:
- Pour hot water into a bowl.
- Add 6-8 drops essential oil.
- Place a cotton cloth on water to absorb the oil AND water.
- Squeeze out excess water.
- Place on the area to be treated and leave for 1-2 hours.
As above but use cold water and ice cubes instead of hot.
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