4 Amazing Benefits of Lemongrass Oil

Lemongrass is type of grass that’s grown in tropical regions around the world. As lemongrass grows, each new layer wraps tightly around the its core. It’s loaded with vitamins A and C, magnesium and has many culinary uses. It’s flavor is reminiscent of lemons, which is where it gets its name. On top of smelling great, it has some amazing benefits for your body and mind.

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Here are 4 Amazing Benefits of Lemongrass Oil

1. Helps Your Skin

Lemongrass is anti-microbial and anti-bacterial which means it limits bacterial or microbial growth on the skin. Lemongrass oil is an effective cleanser for all skin types and is perfect for getting even and glowing skin. It’s one of the main reasons we created our line of lemongrass soaps, scrubs and lotions.

2. Natural Bug Repellent

If you’re an outdoors person, you’ve probably been bitten by a mosquito or two. Let’s face it, nobody likes swatting mosquitoes away while they’re outdoors. Natural bug repellents are a great alternative to deet and other chemical based repellents. Lemongrass contains high amounts of citral, which works well in repelling bugs, especially mosquitoes. It can also help to prevent fleas and ticks from trying to bite. (1)

3. Relieves Stress

The mild smell of lemongrass works very well to keep you calm if you’re anxious or irritable. Bathing with a combination of lemongrass soap and lavender bath salts is an amazing spa treatment you can have at home.

4. Headache Relief

We all know the throbbing, pain, pressure and tension that comes from a headache. The calming and soothing scent of lemongrass can help relieve the symptoms that come from headaches. (2)

On top of that, it just feels great! Lemongrass soaps are great to help those with oily or acne prone skin. Because of it’s antibacterial properties, lemongrass is also typically used as a deodorant.

Who would have thought that lemongrass has so many great benefits?

Why Our Lemongrass Oil Kicks Butt!

It’s Organic

This amazing oil is made using organic lemongrass! This provides a cleaner oil that you can be sure is free from pesticides.

High In Citral

That sweet scent that you love which makes lemongrass smell the way it does? It’s called citral. Our 100% pure lemongrass oil has a light citrus scent!

Multi Use!

Since the oil is 100% pure, you’ll be able to use it in your diffuser, topically (when combined with a carrier oil), in your bath and your own DIY projects!
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