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.
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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 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 & 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 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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