Lemongrass Essential Oil
Lemongrass Essential Oil is a broadly beneficial aromatherapy oil. It is best known for its insect repellent action, but it has a lot more to offer than this.
Lemongrass Essential Oil Health Benefits
Lemongrass Essential Oil health benefits are thought to include: Analgesic + anti-anxiety + antibacterial + anti-depressant + antifungal + anti-inflammatory + antimalarial + antimicrobial + antimutagenic (a mutagen is a chemical or physical agent capable of inducing changes in DNA, aka DNA mutations) + antioxidant + antiparasitic + antiseptic + antitussive + antiviral + detoxicant + anti-rheumatic
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Possible additional health benefits of Lemongrass Essential Oil include:
As Lemongrass Essential Oil contains large amounts of geranial and neral it is antifungal, anti-inflammatory and antimicrobial. One peer reviewed study asserts that the direct inhalation of Lemongrass Essential Oil is the best way to treat Candida Albicans, and other studies support the use of Lemongrass Essential Oil as a potent antifungal agent.
Since research has shown antioxidants to have a positive impact on reducing the impact of carcinogens in the body, it’s exciting to explore the possibility of essential oils, expressing antioxidant activity, [being able to aid] in the fight against cancer. The compound citral is the perfect example because it can increase the activity of a key phase II detoxification enzyme known as glutathione-S-transferase, and researchers suggest it has a possible role in skin cancer prevention. Next to lemon myrtle (90-98% citral) lemongrass essential oil contains one of the richest amounts of citral (upwards of 85%) and has proven to be a potent detoxifying agent.(1)
Lemongrass Essential Oil Traditional Uses
The traditional uses of Lemongrass Essential Oil include:
- Fighting infection: respiratory + intestinal + blood + skin infections
- Insect repellent
- Autoimmune conditions
- Antioxidant scavenging
- Equine applications (insect repellent)
- Cardiovascular issues
- Oxidative stress
- Digestive health
- Anxiety + depression
- Viral infections
- Neural support
Wild As The Wind Lemongrass Essential Oil
Wild As The Wind Lemongrass Essential Oil is a premium quality aromatherapy oil, suitable for therapeutic purposes.
Wild As The Wind also stock an Organic Lemongrass Essential Oil.
Wild As The Wind Essential Oils
Wild As The Wind offer one of the most extensive ranges of premium quality, therapeutic grade UK essential oils available online.
Professional therapists use Wild As The Wind Essential Oils, including Osteopaths and Massage Therapists.
Wild As The Wind Essential Oils are also used domestically, for home remedies as well as in green cleaning products etc.
Wild As The Wind Essential Oils Are Suitable For:
- Diffusing & nebulising
- Diluting to make body & bath oils (1% dilution)
- Using in your household first aid kit (average 2% dilution)
- Adding to your shampoos, conditioners & liquid soaps (5 drops per 100ml)
- Diluting to make face oils (2% dilution)
- Formulating effective household cleaners & sanitisers (average 5% dilution)
Please consult How To Use Essential Oils for more information on how to use aromatherapy oils, and how to blend them.
However, not all essential oils are suitable for all applications. For this reason, you must read the specific safety advice, including cautions and contraindications, for the specific essential oils you intend to use.
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Wild As The Wind Essential Oil Availability
Wild As The Wind Essential Oils are available in the UK.
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Wild As The Wind essential oils are cruelty-free & vegan friendly. They are also some of the purest, most bio-active essential oils in the world.