Did you know there is a lemongrass essential oil? Not only is lemongrass wonderful in some recipes but it has many health benefits. Did you know that you can use essential oils in your cooking recipes? Surprisingly, lemongrass essential oil is used as aromatherapy to relieve muscle pain, externally to kill bacteria, ward off insects, and reduce body aches, and internally to help your digestive system. It can also be used for flavoring tea and soups, and it adds fragrance to cosmetics, soaps, and homemade deodorizers.
Here are the top 10 heal benefits of lemongrass essential oil:
- Helps Digestion
- Fights Cancer
- Controls Cholesterol Levels
- Cleanses and Detoxifies
- Heals Colds and Flu
- Keeps Skin Healthy
- Reduces Arthritis Pain
- Pest Repellent (see bug spray recipe below)
- Reduces Body Odor
- Fights Depression
Homemade Bug Spray
Total Time: 2 minutes Serves: 30
- 1/2 cup witch hazel
- 1/2 cup apple cider vinegar
- 40 drops lemongrass essential oil
- glass spray bottle
Mix all ingredients in 8oz spray bottle
Spray over all exposed portions of the body but avoid repellent in eyes and mouth.
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