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
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
Directions: Add essential oils to a 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
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
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
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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150+ Easy Essential Oil Blends Ultimate Guide
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
Frequently Asked Questions About Lavender Lemongrass Essential Oil Blend
Here are some common questions on the topic of lemongrass lavender blend:
What is the best way to use lavender and lemongrass?
The best way to use lavender lemongrass is to make a soothing and calming essential oil blend. Mix several drops of lavender essential oil with several drops of lemongrass essential oil, then add the blend to a diffuser or add a few drops to a warm bath with a carrier oil or vegetable glycerin.
Alternatively, you can add a few drops of the blend to a carrier oil like jojoba oil, and use it as a massage oil. You can also use the blend in DIY skincare products such as lotions and creams.
What is the difference between lavender and lemongrass essential oil?
Lemongrass lavender essential oils have many therapeutic benefits, but lavender essential oil is more widely used for its calming, soothing properties, while lemongrass essential oil is more widely used for its cleansing, toning and invigorating properties.