A Scent-a-Day with EdieAnne: Coconut LemongrassCreamy, tropical coconut and sunny, bright lemongrass.
Some research has shown that lemon oil may possess anti-depressant-type effects, making it a good choice for stress relief and mood enhancement as well. Lemongrass essential oil produces a delicate aroma of citrus and is extracted from the lemongrass plant which has long, willowy stalks. Lemongrass essential oil properties also extend to creating a sense of emotional well-being, an important attribute to have in this fast-paced world. The light citrusy scent is a great relaxing agent and acts as a type of tranquilizer tamping down on stress, anxiety and even depression. A massage using lemongrass essential oil can be very therapeutic and calming for a tired body with aching muscles.
Elimination of Critters
You can add insect repellant and anti-fungal agent to the list of lemongrass essential oil properties. For some reason, pesky critters like biting flies, mosquitoes, fleas and ticks do not like the smell of lemongrass and will avoid it. And because of the antifungal lemongrass essential oil properties, athlete’s foot can be treated and even dandruff, which is sometimes caused by a type of fungus.
Lemongrass is Versatile
There are a variety of other lemongrass essential oil properties which could make your life a lot easier and great smelling to boot. Carry lemongrass essential oil with you on long trips as it will help you fight jetlag and fatigue and even nervousness. It also kick starts the regeneration of ligaments and connective tissues and even improves lymph and blood flow. Because of these positive lemongrass essential oil properties, it has also been prescribed for edema, varicose veins, hemorrhoids and even the retention of fluid.
Digestion and respiratory ailments can also benefit from lemongrass essential oil properties. Really, the versatility of lemongrass is astounding and should be explored for further beneficial properties.