Clients who love the scent of citrus – and who doesn’t – will thank you for introducing them to lemongrass essential oil. The oil, which comes from the lemongrass plant that grows in many tropical and subtropical parts of the world, offers a comforting citrus-earthy fragrance to help soothe and calm and reduce stress. The smell of lemongrass essential oil also helps to enhance energy and increase focus. For these reasons, lemongrass essential oil is popular in aromatherapy spa massage treatments.
In addition to its delightful scent, lemongrass essential oil is a bountiful source of many essential vitamins such as vitamin B1, B2, B3, B5, B6, folate and vitamin C. And it provides essential minerals such as magnesium, phosphorous, manganese, copper, potassium, calcium, zinc and iron.
The essential oil benefits of Lemongrass provide skin healing and smoothing. It has antimicrobial, antibacterial, anti-fungal and anti-inflammatory properties to keep skin healthy by reducing bacterial growth. It helps to cleanse and tone the skin to make it even and glowing. This makes lemongrass essential oil a popular ingredient in in cosmetics and personal care items.