As the temperatures warm up so do the amount of little critters flying about in the air. If you’re annoyed by the bugs just grab yourself a bottle of Lemongrass essential oil. This potent and savory aroma has the power to repel mosquitoes and other irritating insects. You can either add a few drops to your lotion and massage on the body or just soak ribbons in an essential oil solution and tie onto the trees in your yard. Essential oil of Lemongrass acts to calm and relax the body and mind similarly to that of Lavender. Lemongrass aids in digestion so go ahead and add a few drops to curry or stir fry dishes for a tasty tangy treat for your tummy. The oil is also known to help heal the skin but do be sure to test before applying as it can burn those with sensitive systems. Lemongrass aids in detoxification routines and can increase lymphatic flow in the body. It is also helpful in repairing tendons and ligaments as well as soothing tired muscles so be certain to add it into your massage therapy session. Lemongrass has been used for a very long time in Chinese medical practices for the treatment of stomach upset and headaches as well. The essential oil is a potent sedative and has even increased people’s psychic abilities at times. Lemongrass is known to protect us from electromagnetic energies so make sure to carry this oil to the office and apply before working on the computer. It is a really great oil to aid in the release of negative emotions from the body and mind as well as transforming those emotions into positives. A drop or two of this essential oil is delightful in a cup of warm milk or milk substitute with a bit of honey. Make certain you have purchased Certified Therapeutic Pure Grade oils before ingesting the product. This particular oil helps to boost self-esteem and a sense of hope in the world, what a gift essential oils are to us humans. Come by and check out our selection of essential oils, maybe you’ll take a bottle home to keep you feeling your best!
By: Kristen and Bethany