Lemongrass - 10 ml
Lemongrass (Cymbopogon citratus)
This oil is analgesic, antidepressant, antipyretic, antiseptic, astringent, antibacterial, deodorant, diuretic, antifungal, galactagogue, insecticidal, and a nervous system sedative and tonic. It’s good for respiratory infections, inflammation and sores of the colon, sweaty feet, athlete’s feet and as an insect repellent. It strengthens and calms the nervous system and is good for oily and acne prone skin.
Active ingredients: E.g., Myrcene, Citronellan, Geranyl Acetate, Nerol, Geraniol and Neral.
Attention: Can cause skin irritation if not diluted properly.
Essential oils are 75 – 100 times stronger than tea.
Essential oils are good for home use as stimulants or relaxants for the nervous system and they can be used in many ways.
Bath: Put 5 – 10 drops of pure essential oil into bathwater.
Inhalation: Put 3 – 6 drops in a bowl of hot water, put a towel over your head and breathe deeply in the steam for 5 – 10 minutes. You can also put one drop in your palm and inhale deeply, the chemicals in the oils go straight to your brain and have an immediate effect.
Perfume: Some oils are suitable to use as perfume.