Lemongrass is a key ingredient for many countries in Asia including Malaysia, Vietnam and Thailand. Most commonly known for the flavour in soups and stews.
Benefits and uses for DoTerra Lemongrass Essential Oil
Lemongrass oil also has great natural therapeutic benefits for both physical and emotion health.
The Emotions Book contains some very useful information about Lemongrass Essential Oil for cleansing the emotions.
The Origin of Lemongrass
Lemongrass is an essential oil grown and harvested in small family farms in Southern India.
Farmers hike 5 miles up a steep mountain to harvest the plants that may take around 7 days to harvest a 100 acre area. The harvesting is carried out by hand before hiking back down the mountain carrying the plants on in sacks on their heads.
Further Reading The Science
Lemongrass, Cymbopogon flexuosus, produces many secondary metabolites, including essential oils. Of the genes relating to secondary metabolites, 18 percent coded for terpenoid backbone biosynthesis, 1 percent for monoterpenoid biosynthesis, 1 percent for sesquiterpenoid and triterpenoid biosynthesis, and 5 percent for limonene and pinene degradation. That represents a significant investment by the Lemongrass plant in producing a diverse essential oil. The diversity of these genes correlates to the diversity of components in Lemongrass essential oil.
source DoTerra ScienceThe Benefits of using LemongrasssThis oil supports a healthy digestive system and is used by Aromatherapy practitioners in massage.
Promotes Positive Mood
Lemongrass supports a positive mood so good one to diffuse for a refreshing aroma, positive feelings and a confidence boost.
Other Common Uses:
- Pain relief (as it has anti inflammatory properties)
- Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
- Cystitis/bladder infection
- Flea treament
- Improved vision
- Mental fatigue
- Varicose veins
- Facial steam
Purchasing Lemongrass Essential OilThere are 3 ways to purchase this essential oil:
- – Buy online at the retail price.
- – Join DoTerra and get this oil at a 25% discounted price by buying an enrollment kit.
- – Buying a kit of 125PV and getting this oil FREE (Home Essentials Kit or Emotions Kit)
I have received this oil a few days ago and already I know I will be using it a lot. It smells gorgeous and I so I will be diffusing and using this oil on my skin.
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