Lavender and Lemongrass Essential Oil - 5 DIY Recipes to Enjoy

Lavender and Lemongrass Essential Oil - 5 DIY Recipes to Enjoy

Lavender and Lemongrass essential oil make a beautiful combination when blended together. This oily duo has so many awesome uses for all natural health and wellness.

The gentle floral aroma of lavender oil is well known for calming and balancing, while lemongrass oil has a fresh lemony aroma that is uplifting and cleansing. They are both affordable essential oils and beneficial for first aid.

Lavender Essential Oil

Lavender essential oil (Lavandula angustifolia) is so nourishing to the skin and soothing to the nervous system. Here are some highlights of what lavender is good for:

  • Soothes inflammation and pain
  • Assists with cuts, burns, and bites
  • Balances emotions
  • Offers reassurance and strength
  • Helps to clear infections

Lemongrass Essential Oil

Here are some highlights of what Lemongrass essential oil (Cymbopogon flexuosus) is good for:

  • Calms the mind and reduces agitation
  • Eases difficult emotional transitions
  • Brings warmth to overused muscles and joints
  • Reduces fatigue
  • Helps support healthy digestion

Safety: May irritate skin and mucous membranes, use at 0.7% dermal maximum for topical applications. Possible drug interactions. Not recommended for young children.

Read More: Lemongrass Essential Oil Spotlight

Lavender and Lemongrass

Here are 5 reasons I love this combination with recipes:

#1. Freshens the Air

Both of these oils offer deodorizing and antiseptic properties. Perfect blend to use in a room spray or linen spray to freshen the air.

Lavender & Lemongrass Room Spray
  • 10 drops Lavender
  • 6 drops Lemongrass
  • 1 tablespoon grain alcohol (like Everclear, 120 proof or higher)
  • Distilled water
  • 2 oz Glass Spray bottle
Add ingredients to spray bottle, shake well. To use, shake well and spritz into air.


#2. Enhances Well-being

Let these oils calm and raise spirits. Lemongrass lifts exhaustion as lavender balances mind and body. Try diffusing these oils to strengthen and restore vitality and well-being.

Lavender and Lemongrass Diffuser Blend
  • 4 drops Lavender
  • 4 drops Lemongrass
Add essential oils to diffuser with recommended water for your machine.


#3. Repels Mosquitoes

This powerful combo will make mosquitoes fly the other way. Lemongrass is a key ingredient in natural insect repellents.

Mosquito Repellent Lotion
Add essential oils to jar, fill with unscented lotion, stir well to blend in. Apply to skin as needed to repel insects. 2% dilution.


#4. Acts as a Pain Reliever

Both oils have analgesic and anti-inflammatory properties making them a great combo to knock out aches and pains. Let them ease headaches, migraines, sore muscles, nerve pain, etc.

 Lavender & Lemongrass Roll On
Add essential oils to roller bottle, fill rest of bottle with jojoba oil, shake to blend oils. To use, apply to areas of discomfort. 3% dilution.


#5. Refreshes the Skin

Lemongrass has antiseptic and astringent effects that cleanse and tone the skin. Lavender is well known for its skin healing properties. Both make a fabulous pair for a facial steam.

 Lavender & Lemongrass Facial Steam

  • 2 drops Lavender
  • 1 drop Lemongrass
  • 3 cups boiling water
  • Large bowl
  • Bath Towel
Pour boiling water into bowl, add essential oils to water. Create a tent over your head, shoulders and bowl with towel. Keep face about 18 inches from bowl to prevent getting burned from steam. Close your eyes, take a deep breathe and relax. Enjoy the face steaming benefits for up to 10 minutes.

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    Jennifer Lane - Certified Aromatherapist

    BIO: Owner and founder of Loving Essential Oils. I am a Registered Nurse and Certified Aromatherapist that loves to look toward essential oils and aromatherapy for all natural physical, emotional and spiritual support. I love creating and sharing DIY Essential Oil Recipes & Blends. Thank you so much for allowing me to be part of your essential oil journey!

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