What is Lemongrass?
The fresh, citrusy scent that lemongrass essential oil possesses is often used for aromatherapy for health and beauty. Lemongrass is a tall grass that grows in the tropical climate native to islands in Southeastern Asia. In aromatherapy, lemongrass essential oil is used to reduce inflammation. Relieve headaches and ease indigestion. It is said to offer a variety of benefits when used topically or inhaling, mixed with a carrier oil of choice this oil makes a great moisturizer for your skin and hair. One of the main components that lemongrass has it that it destroys or suppresses the growth of microorganisms like bacteria and fungi. Lemongrass essential oil also contains limonene a compound that has been shown to reduce inflammation.
What are the benefits of using lemongrass essential oil on the skin?
Lemongrass essential oil is used as a natural remedy to heal wounds and help prevent skin infections. This oil has also been known to be effective against a variety of drug-resistant bacteria such as those that can cause skin infections. Lemongrass has antifungal properties it is effective against four types of fungi. It has powerful anti-inflammatory properties, antioxidant properties that help the body to fight off free radicals that can cause cell damage.
It can make a great and natural astringent helping to minimize pores, tighten the skin, and limit the secretion of oils which can be good for those who tend to have more oily prone skin. Lemongrass can also help with acne issues due to its antibacterial and astringent properties it can help with eliminating dirt and bacteria that is trapped within the skin while also leaving a protective layer to prevent more from getting in.
As the owner of Body Butters Creations’ natural skincare products, I know how important it is to have clean ingredients inside of your skincare products. We create skincare products that are pure, divine, and effective. Lemongrass essential oil is one of our go-to oils for creating some of our products. We offer body buttercream, lotion, and body wash products that contain Doterra lemongrass essential oil. Doterra is known worldwide for creating some of the purest essential oils that contain no harmful chemicals. This oil offers purifying and toning benefits for your skin. You can shop our collection of handcrafted skincare products that contain this amazing and therapeutic essential oil. We are always creating food for the skin!