Lemongrass Essential Oil Benefits

Lemongrass essential oil has many health benefits. This is a very versatile and useful essential oil. Young Living describes Lemongrass (Cymbopogon flexuosus) this way:

Lemongrass essential oil has a light, fresh, citrus aroma with earthy undertones. Refreshing, rejuvenating, stimulating, and balancing, it inspires and improves mental clarity. Lemongrass also supports the circulatory system and has a score of 17,765 on the antioxidant ORAC scale. Research was published in the Phytotherapy Research Journal regarding the powerful properties of topically applied lemongrass.

Lemongrass essential oil is a high achiever when it comes to versatility. If you don’t own this one, you will want to have it in your cabinet once you learn about all  the ways you can utilize it! This single oil is known to have properties that may improve mood and help with mild discomfort.

Lemongrass Essential Oil Uses

Mood Boost: A natural pick me up in mood with  lemongrass essential oil is known to boost mood, hope and confidence. Lemongrass may help reduce mild stress.

Immune Supporting: Lemongrass essential oil has properties which can help protect the skin and organ systems. There are many research studies utilizing lemongrass other essential oil. but requires further research (learn more here).  Lemongrass would be an excellent choice for your own DIY deodorant or ‘immune protecting’ hand soap .

Occasional Discomfort: Lemongrass essential oil is supportive after activities of daily living to support the muscles, tendons, ligaments and joints.

Relaxation: Lemongrass essential oil is very calming. This property can help in soothing mood and may help with more restful sleep.

More Research

Lemongrass has been studied in the realm of many body systems and support there of. I’m not allowed to discuss specific diagnoses or treatment in this forum but please do some research of your own. There are many studies on lemongrass, google it!





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  1. Angela Babin says:

    I love your website and the way you present Young Living Oils. I refer to your website from time to time to learn and share info with others. I have been a distributor since October, 2010. Thank you for sharing your information with me!