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Lemongrass ( cymbopogon flexuosus ) Essential Oil - 15 ml

A rather sharp, yet lovely essential oil, Lemongrass is originally from India but also grown in other tropical areas such as Brazil, West Indies, Sri Lanka and China.

It is known in India as the Indian Verbena or India Melissa oil and has been used for hundreds of years in the culture to effectively reduce fevers, infections and arresting development of tumors.

A great overall tonic for the body, Lemongrass EO boosts the parasympathetic nervous system and also stimulates glandular secretions. It is useful for respiratory infections, sore throat, and laryngitis.

Excellent for aching muscles, it promotes circulation, it tones the muscles and tissues helping to alleviate sagging skin due to lack of exercise. Also an excellent treatment for cellulite due to it diuretic effect on the body. Use also for the relief of tired legs, especially after standing for a long time.

It's invigorating action on the body mitigates some of the symptoms of jet lag, clearing headaches, foggy headedness and relieving fatigue.

Useful also for keeping insects away such as mosquitoes and gnats, and also for use on pets to keep them clear of fleas, lice and ticks.

Promotes the flow of breast milk in nursing mothers.

It's ability to both calm and revitalize, to relieve tension and invigorates makes it a viable addition to your essential oil collection!

Research is also currently being done on the effects of lemongrass as an anti-cancer agent. The May 2009 Journal of Chemico-Biological Interactions concluded that their research indicates that the oil has a promising anti-cancer activity.

Blends well with Basil, Rose Geranium, Lavender, Neroli, Rosemary and Tea Tree.



Reusable Kitchen Picker Upper ( Wipes)
Although this says kitchen, you can in the bathroom as well to wipe countertops and for general cleaning. Following the recipe is a list of oils and their property to help guide you in your choice.

For this you will need cotton wash rags or you can cut an old t shirt into rag size pieces
1 jar with a tightly closed lid in which to put the rags
1 cup of warm water
1/8 cup castile soap
9 drops of your favorite EO
Add the water, soap and EO drops to jar. Place rags in the jar. Cover and shake well until rags are thoroughly soaked. The rags are now ready to be used. They can be washed and with a new batch of liquid made, be reused time and time again.
Deodorizing - Clary Sage, Eucalyptus, Patchouli
Antiseptic - Bergamot, Basil, Peppermint, Cinnamon, Eucalyptus, Frankincense, Rose Geranium, Juniper, Lavender, Lemon, Lemongrass, Neroli, Orange, Patchouli, Rosemary
Anti-bacterial - Eucalyptus, Lavender, Lemon, Lemongrass, Tea Tree, Juniper
Weight 0.19 lbs
Price: $7.50 (6.53)