Posted on April 07 2019
Lemongrass, cymbopogon flexuosus
Cultivation: Certified Organic
Part of Plant: leaves
This tropical grass with lemony fresh vitality has a dynamic range of antioxidant potential.
Lemongrass is a lymphatic stimulant; helpful for all lymphatic congestion and stagnation, swollen glands and edema.
It is an epidermal restorative, antioxidant; toning for slack, devitalized skin, cellulite, weak elastin, poor muscle tone and stretch marks.
Lemongrass is also astringent, antiseptic, detoxifying for skin infections, acne, enlarged pores, blemishes and skin impurities.
It is a strong, broad spectrum anti-fungal, useful for a wide range of fungal infections; Candida, Ringworm, Athlete's Foot, Oral Thrush, Nail Bed Fungus etc.
Lemongrass is antiperspirant, antibacterial and antiseptic; it's helpful for excessive perspiration, sweaty scalp and skin. Lemongrass is also a strong deodorant, great for clearing unpleasant, toxic aromas both topically and environmentally.
It is also analgesic; helpful for treating aches, pains, strains and sport injuries.
Lemongrass is a digestive stimulant and can be used as a carminative.
Psychologically, Lemongrass is useful for mental fatigue, poor concentration, distraction, pessimism, depression and emotional confusion.
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DIY Muscle Toning After-Sport Body Spray
This body spray will help to detoxify the muscles following exercise, improve muscle and skin tone and relieve muscle tension and joint pain.
1. Place your natural soap and essential oil drops directly into your 100 ml bottle of Hydrosol. Shake well.
2. Spray onto desired area following exercise or before entering the steam/sauna.
* Lemongrass can be sensitizing to the skin. Use in a low dilution and watch for signs of sensitization or irritation. Combining Lemongrass with Grapefruit or Lemon essential oil will quench the irritating components.