Lemongrass essential oil has a very calming and soothing smell that helps to relieve anxiety, uplift spirits and alleviate depression. Besides, the oil is a well-known sedative and can help increase the quality and duration of your sleep. You can mix it with your body lotion and massage the mixture all over your body.
Lemongrass is an herb that belongs to the grass family of Poaceae. Lemongrass oil has a light and fresh lemony smell with earthy undertones. It is stimulating, relaxing, soothing, and balancing.
Lemongrass is often used for muscle and joint pain–especially when caused by overexertion. It has also been used for reducing fevers, increasing milk production in nursing mothers, keeping insects away, reducing stress, calming stomach pains, and boosting general health.
Lemongrass may prevent the growth of some bacteria and yeast and it has antioxidant properties. It contains substances that are used to alleviate muscle pain, reduce fever, and to stimulate uterus and menstrual flow.