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Lemongrass
Essential Oil
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Lemongrass Essential Oil
Cymbopogon citratus from India 10ml Bottle

Application: Bath Compress Inhalation
Misting Topical.

Lemongrass is a powerful immune stimulant and has historically been used for infectious disease and fever. Lemongrass also supports the body in breaking down cellulite and reducing fluid retention, and it is strengthening to blood vessels.*

A sedative to the central nervous system, Lemongrass is extremely beneficial for stress-related conditions and for times of nervous exhaustion as it is energizing yet soothing. It is also great support for dispelling anger and frustration. Lemongrass will ease headache pain and is an excellent support for aching tendons, cartilage, and connective tissue.*

Lemongrass is great for wrinkles and aging skin when diluted with a carrier oil. It also reduces excessive perspiration and acts as a deodorant and a purifier for oily skin. Its tonifying astringent properties make it excellent for cleansing oily skin and blackheads and for tightening pores.*

Lemongrass may assist with headaches and is an excellent support for aching tendons, cartilage, and connective tissue.

Botanical Name: Cymbopogon citratus
Producing Organ:
Grass
Extraction: Steam Distillation
Country of Origin: India
Safety Group: #2
Therapeutic Properties: Analgesic, antidepressant, antimicrobial, antioxidant, antipyretic, antiseptic, astringent, bactericidal, carminative, deodorant, febrifuge, fungicidal, insecticidal, nervine, sedative (nerve) tonic.

Aromatherapy & home uses:
Circulation, Muscles, and Joints: Muscular pain, poor circulation, muscle tone, slack tissue.
Digestive System:
Colitis, indigestion, gastro-enteritis.
Immune System:
Fevers, infectious disease.
Nervous System:
Headaches, nervous exhaustion, and stress-related conditions.
Skin Care:
Acne, athlete’s foot, excessive perspiration, insect repellent, open pores, pediculosis, scabies, tissue toner.

Uses
BATH:
Add 10-15 drops to ½ cup Clay Vitality or Vitality Bath Salts and mix into warm bath water to assistand help support your body in easing muscular aches.

COMPRESS:
Mix 2-4 drops of Lemongrass Essential Oil in 1 pint of hot or cold water; soak a towel in water andapply on the desired location. Cover the area with a dry towel and heating pad or ice pack

INHALATION:
Diffuse 10-12 drops in a cool mist Essential Oil diffuser. Lemongrass may be particularly effectivefor lack of concentration. Since it stimulates the left brain and aids our logical thinking processes, itis suitable for diffusers at home or in the office, especially in conference rooms or wherever clear,fresh thinking and good concentration are required.
Put 1-2 drops on a tissue, cotton ball, or your hands and inhale deeply.
Diffuse or use in a spray bottle to disinfect indoor air, as well as for washing appliances andfurnishings. A couple of drops of this oil in wash water will make a room fragrant and hygienic.

MISTING:
Mix 20 drops with 4 ounces distilled water in a cobalt blue glass or PET plastic bottle, shake well and mist into the environment as desired.

TOPICAL:
Lemongrass is beneficial for sports injuries, bruises, and pulled ligaments. Add to goDésanaOrganics’ Age Delay Hydrating Hand & Body Lotion or the carrier oil of your choice, adhering toproper dilution guidelines.

Responsible Cautions
Non-toxic, non-irritant, non-sensitizing.
Should not be used orally during pregnancy or while nursing.
Tisserant & Blaacs (1995) advise caution when using the oil for those with glaucoma.
They also advise caution in women with endometriosis as endometriosis could be exacerbated byestrogenic Essential Oils, especially if taken orally.
Keep out of reach of children and pets.
Use as directed, and adhere to Responsible Cautions at www.goDesanaOrganics.com/cautions.asp
Store away from sunlight, at room temperature, with the lid securely tightened.

*The information in this document has not been evaluated by the FDA and is not intended to treat, diagnose, cure, or prevent any disease. This information is not intended as a substitute for the advice or medical care of a qualified healthcare professional and you should seek the advice of your healthcare professional before undertaking any dietary or lifestyle changes. This information is provided for educational purposes only.


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