lemongrass essential oil
Lemongrass essential oil is one of the most popular essential oils out there. It’s used for a wide variety of purposes, from cooking to cleaning to personal care. But did you know that it can also be used for its health benefits?
Lemongrass essential oil is a popular tool in aromatherapy to help relieve stress, anxiety, and depression. It's also known to help with the following:
Stomach pain and nausea
Stress and anxiety
You should also talk to your doctor before use if you:
- have diabetes or low blood sugar
- have a respiratory condition, such as asthma
- have liver disease
- are undergoing chemotherapy
- are pregnant
- are breastfeeding
You shouldn’t use lemongrass essential oil or any essential oil in place of your regular treatment for any condition, unless under your doctor’s guidance and supervision.
While research suggests there are health benefits, the FDA doesn’t monitor or regulate the purity or quality of essential oils. It’s important to talk with a healthcare professional before you begin using essential oils and be sure to research the quality of a brand’s products. Always do a patch test before trying a new essential oil.