Two to five drops lemon grass oil when applied on the painful region twice or thrice releives the pain.
Benefits of Lemongrass Oil
• Inflammation — Lemongrass is an analgesic that can help reduce pain and inflammation, which can lead to many chronic diseases. Sue Chao, an essential oil researcher, also noted that lemongrass oil is one of the top six essential oils with anti-inflammatory benefits.
• Hair problems — If you’re struggling with hair loss, oily hair and other scalp conditions, lemongrass oil may be beneficial, as it can help strengthen your hair follicles. Just apply a diluted solution onto your scalp, and then rinse out.
• Infections — Lemongrass can help kill both internal and external bacterial and fungal infections, such as ringworm and athlete’s foot. In a 2008 study at Weber State University in Utah, it was found that out of 91 essential oils tested, lemongrass ranked highest in inhibitory activity against methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) infection.
• Fever — The antipyretic effect of lemongrass oil helps bring down very high fever, especially when it is beginning to reach dangerous levels.
• Digestive issues — A diluted lemongrass mixture may assist in facilitating nutrient assimilation and boosts the functioning of the digestive system, which is helpful alleviating bowel problems and digestive disorders.26 It may also prevent the formation of excessive gas and increases urination, which helps eliminate toxins from the body.
Country of origin: Kerala, India
Shelf life: 2 years