Thursday, June 7, 2012

Benefits of lemongrass oil

Benefits of lemongrass oil has been known in Asia a long time ago. Unlike other plants, all part of the lemongrass can be extracted to obtain its essential oil. It has many uses from being used for the skin care and to repel insects. Here are a variety of its usages:
It cure ringworm.
This is a treatment recipe that is widely used in India. Mix 3-5 drops with 100 ml of carrier oil, such as sweet almond or jojoba. Apply directly to affected area several times per day until the disease disappeared.
It serve as a refresher in skin care products.
It is used in lotions, creams, and soaps. Add a few of them into a lotion that has not been given with perfume or fragrance or a homemade lotion. Or, add this into the glycerin soap and enjoy its sweet aroma.
It stimulate immune system in the human body.
The other benefits of lemongrass oil are to relieve the sinus symptoms and respiratory cavities.
Its strong aromatic properties will relieve the respiratory cavity, especially in cases of severe sinusitis. Add 3-5 drops into the bowl of hot water and inhale the steam. Alternatively, you can also directly inhaling it directly from the bottle, but this must be done carefully and should not be too intensive and may not stick your nose in the mouth of bottle.
It is used as a massage oil.
Its soothing properties and anti-spasmodic makes it ideal for massage. Mix 3-5 drops in 100 ml of carrier substance and use it for massage. It will also help you sleep more soundly.
You can process it to be home-made bath salt.
The basic formula to get this benefits is: epsom (97%) and the rest are the essential oils, including lemongrass and others as you prefer, with the uniform proportion. Its pleasant aroma help the epsom salt to reduce stress in your body and is good for healing depression.
It is good for natural insect repellent.
They are not attracted to this strong aroma. Mix 10-20 drops in 200 ml of water. Pour the solution into a spray bottle. Spray the solution onto the skin to repel them, for example: mosquito.
In addition, the lemongrass oil are already widely known has benefits as an additives in foods and beverages.
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