DB41. Lemongrass Overview


Ingredients

Cymbopogon Flexuosus

The relaxing aroma of Lemongrass has a relaxing aroma that can enhance a post-workout massage. Combine it with a carrier oil, like fractionated coconut oil, and enjoy a massage after a hard workout.

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Lemongrass (Cymbopogon Flexuosus)
Lemongrass Essential Oil


Cautions

Dilute for young or sensitive skin
Sensitive Skin

Possible skin sensitivity. Keep out of reach of children. If you are pregnant, nursing, or under a doctor’s care, consult your physician. Avoid contact with eyes, inner ears, and sensitive areas. 


DESCRIPTION

Lemongrass is a tall, perennial plant native to India and other surrounding countries. It produces a smoky, yet citrusy essential oil that offers a variety of benefits to the user. The lemongrass plant is often used to extract essential oil to be used in perfumes, detergents, and soaps. It is also popular in the food industry for baked goods, gums, and candies. 

Uses

Primary Benefits

Can be used aromatically
Aromatic Use
  • Overpowers feelings of nervousness, or eliminates mental fatigue
  • Promotes a positive outlook and heightens your awareness
Can be used internally
Internal Use
  • Can help support healthy digestion when taken internally*
  • Adds flavor to Asian soups, curries, beef, fish, and teas
Can be used topically
Topical Use
  • Overpower feelings of nervousness, or eliminate mental fatigue
  • Naturally repels insects
  • Commonly used in massage therapy, when diluted with a carrier oil
  • Soothes the body after a hard workout
  • Purifies and tones skin
  • Promotes healthy fingernails and toenails

* These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.

Published by

Ryan P. Desmond | BS, ISSA-CPT

Strategic leader with a knack for building powerfully, productive teams. Former US Army Medic, Certified Personal Trainer, Doctor of Chiropractic Student, & Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine Hopeful. En route to becoming a Musculoskeletal Radiologist, I am on a mission to learn everything there is to know about muscles, bones, joints, and the nervous system, living a fitness lifestyle, and applying that knowledge to maximizing human potential. I would also love to see health care organizations implement that knowledge to eliminate chronic pain and disease.

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