Lavender and Lemongrass Essential Oil - 5 DIY Aromatherapy Recipes

Did you know that lavender and lemongrass essential oils have some great benefits? Lavender oil is said to be calming, while lemongrass oil is said to be refreshing. In today's blog post, we'll discuss the benefits of using these two essential oils and how you can use them in your own life. We'll also provide a few recipes so you can get started right away! Keep reading to learn more.

Lavender and Lemongrass Essential Oil - 5 DIY Aromatherapy Recipes by Loving Essential Oils

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 Benefits

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 Benefits

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.

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5 Lavender and Lemongrass Essential Oil Recipes

Here are 5 reasons I love the lemongrass and lavender oil combination with recipes:

1. Freshens the Air

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

Lavender and 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

Directions: Add ingredients to the spray bottle, shake well. To use, shake well and spritz into the air.

 

2. Enhances Well-being

Let these oils calm and raise spirits. Lemongrass lifts exhaustion as lavender balances the 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
  • Aromatherapy Diffuser

Directions: Add essential oils to a diffuser with recommended water for your machine.

 

Lavender and Lemongrass Diffuser Blends by Loving Essential Oils

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

Directions: Add essential oils to the 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 and Lemongrass Roller Recipe

  • 5 drops Lavender
  • 1 drop Lemongrass
  • Jojoba oil
  • 10 ml Roller bottle

Directions: Add essential oils to a roller bottle, fill the rest of the 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 and Lemongrass Facial Steam

  • 2 drops Lavender
  • 1 drop Lemongrass
  • 3 cups boiling water
  • Large bowl
  • Bath Towel

Directions: Pour boiling water into the bowl, add essential oils to the water. Create a tent over your head, shoulders, and bowl with a towel. Keep face about 18 inches from the bowl to prevent getting burned from the steam. Close your eyes, take a deep breathe and relax. Enjoy the face steaming benefits for up to 10 minutes.

 

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DIY Essential Oil Recipes Guide

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These lavender lemongrass blends are included in our oily guide. Aromatherapy Recipes with Essential Oils Guide with 150+ Easy & Effective Recipe Blends by Jennifer Lane, Loving Essential Oils Owner & Certified Aromatherapist

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Where to Buy Essential Oils?

Essential oils are great because not only do they make you feel good physically but mentally as well. I love having them around since they have so many benefits like clearing the air of bad odors and improving moods by releasing calming scents in your home or office!

Be sure to only purchase 100% pure essential oils from a trusted source. We are frequently asked what essential oil brand we like, here are some of our favorites:

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