Which oils go well with lemongrass

(Cymbopogon citratus)

Lemongrass is native to tropical regions, for example in India, Africa, Indonesia and South America. Due to its intense scent, lemongrass is one of the most popular fragrances for room scenting. A skin oil obtained from lemongrass is an ideal massage oil that invigorates the body and mind.

Lemongrass has been used as a remedy for various ailments since ancient times. In India, his homeland, lemongrass is used, for example, against feverish infections, against digestive disorders and even against cholera.

Lemongrass, which can grow up to 50 cm high, belongs to the sweet grass family, as does the vetiver, for example. Lemongrass is now grown naturally in larger crops, for example in Brazil or China, so that the large amounts of essential oil that are processed today can be produced. The essential oil is slightly yellow and is obtained by distilling the leaves.

Lemongrass has a very refreshing citrus scent that has a refreshing influence on our psyche. It has been found that lemongrass has a particular effect on the left half of the brain and thus increases concentration and the ability to think. You can therefore, for example, drip a few drops of the oil on a paper tissue and thus increase concentration in the office or on long car journeys.


Lemongrass can irritate particularly sensitive skin.

The lemongrass is not only refreshing in the psychological area, it also helps us physically to become livelier again: Simply add a few drops of lemongrass oil to your shower gel and take a refreshing shower with it - especially suitable for people who don't get going in the morning . A positive side effect is that the oil has a tightening effect on the connective tissue, it can also help against cellulite.

Of course, lemongrass is also used today in perfumes and other cosmetics because it has this wonderful fresh air. In facial tonics or creams, lemongrass has a very cleansing and firming effect on our skin, and it also cleanses the skin.

Lemongrass oil helps us with fever, flatulence, colds and headaches, it increases concentration and the ability to think. Lemongrass oil is very antiseptic and can be used B. can also be used for athlete's foot.