Lemongrass Essential Oil 10ml

Rp 54.120

Lemongrass is a plant that grows in warm tropical regions and is harvested for its use in Asian medicine and cuisine. Its fresh clean scent makes it the perfect room deodorizer, and its antimicrobial properties make it ideal for use in a home crafted all-purpose cleaner. The detoxifying properties of lemongrass are wonderful for the skin to cleanse and clear, even out skin tone, strengthen tissues, and reduce pore size.  Its soothing properties keep hair and scalp healthy by fighting hair-loss and irritation. Eases headache and muscle pain.
• Clean lemon scent with earthy tones.
• Eases muscles aches and pains.
• Natural insect repellent.

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Lemongrass is a plant that grows in warm tropical regions and is harvested for its use in Asian medicine and cuisine. Its fresh clean scent makes it the perfect room deodorizer, and its antimicrobial properties make it ideal for use in a home crafted all-purpose cleaner. The detoxifying properties of lemongrass are wonderful for the skin to cleanse and clear, even out skin tone, strengthen tissues, and reduce pore size.  Its soothing properties keep hair and scalp healthy by fighting hair-loss and irritation. Eases headache and muscle pain.
• Clean lemon scent with earthy tones.
• Eases muscles aches and pains.
• Natural insect repellent.

INGREDIENTS

100% Essential Oil of Lemongrass

HOW TO USE

Essential oils have the natural ability to heal, soothe, and stimulate. With antibacterial, antiviral, anti-inflammatory, and antimicrobial properties, essential oils have a wide variety of uses.

Sniff essential oils right from the bottle for an instant pick-me-up, to relive anxiety, or to induce relaxation. Add to carrier oil, such as jojoba, and use in a soothing massage. Place a few drops in diffuser to eliminate household odors. Add to cleaning products for more antibacterial and antimicrobial power. During cold and flu season, diffuse daily to stimulate immunity. Mix with carrier oil and apply to the skin to heal wounds. Add a drop or two to your face serum and apply daily to and protect skin against the signs of aging.

Before applying to skin, do a patch test.

How to patch test – Wash, clean, and dry the area on your upper arm near the crook of your elbow. Apply small amount of essential oil and cover with a bandage. Leave the bandage on for 24 hours, then remove and check for irritation. If skin looks clear and there is no reaction after the allotted test time, the oil is presumably safe to use. If you feel irritation at any time duringthe test, remove bandage and wash area with soap and water.


Lemongrass Essential Oil

Lemongrass essential oil (Cymbopogon citratus) is another scent that you would be familiar with if you were a fan of Southeast Asian cuisines. As its name suggests, lemongrass essential oil shares the scent of lemon essential oil: fresh and citrusy. However, lemongrass oil is considerably sweeter and milder than lemon essential oil.

Keep reading to learn more about the versatility of lemongrass essential oil and its many benefits for your body, pet, and home.

What is Lemongrass Essential Oil Made Of?

Lemongrass essential oil comes from the leaves and stalks of the lemongrass plant — a fast-growing grassy plant. The plant is a genus of about 55 other species of grasses in the Poaceae family of grasses.

Native to tropical and subtropical regions (like India, Southeast Asia, and Oceania), the plant is now abundantly available all over the world.

How is Lemongrass Essential Oil Extracted?

Lemongrass is harvested somewhere between six to nine months after it is planted. The grass is usually harvested in the morning on a dry day. Once harvested, the lemongrass leaves are either dried in a conventional dryer or under the sun. Ideally, the drying period should be short to ensure that the leaves retain their color and aroma.

The lemongrass leaves are then steam distilled — resulting in the lemongrass essential oil that ranges in color from pale yellow to amber. This oil emanates a fresh, sweet, and citrusy smell with earthy undertones.

Benefits of Lemongrass Essential Oil

1.     For stress-relief and to combat fatigue

Lemongrass essential oil’s light and comforting lemony scent with earthy undertones can help to relieve stress. Place a drop of the essential oil onto your pillow or rub a drop or two of the essential oil between your palms and inhale deeply.

If you are using the oil to fight fatigue, mix one or two drops of the essential oil with a carrier oil like coconut oil. Gently massage the mixture on your forehead and behind the ears.

2.     Helps you to catch some z’s and manages insomnia

Besides that, lemongrass essential oil’s soothing and calming nature also helps with insomnia. This is courtesy of the oil’s calming effect on the mind which, in turn, has a sedation effect that brings about a better quality of sleep.

For a good night’s sleep, add a drop or two of the essential oil into your lotion and massage it all over the body. Alternatively, a cup of lemongrass tea could also do the trick.

3.     Treats fungal infections

Studies have also shown that the compounds in lemongrass essential oil have strong antifungal properties against various strains of fungus. For example, lemongrass essential oil may help to prevent the growth of Candida albicans — a type of fungus that causes yeast infections and can affect the skin, genitals, throat, and mouth.

Besides that, the oil’s citral and limonene components also kill fungal and bacterial infections including athlete’s foot. In this case, mix a few drops of lemongrass essential oil with a carrier oil (such as coconut oil) and apply it to the affected area a few times a day or as needed.

4.     Promotes a healthy digestive system

For hundreds of years, people have sip lemongrass tea to help with stomach issues such as diarrhea, gastric pain, ulcers, and indigestion. If you are not one for tea-sipping, opt for lemongrass essential oil, instead.

Just like the tea, the essential oil can help relieve gas, diarrhea, indigestion, and other stomach issues. Simply dilute two drops of lemongrass essential oil with a carrier oil. Then, gently massage the blend into the stomach and abdomen area.

5.     Relaxes sore and aching muscles

Sores, aches, knots, pulled muscles, and sprains can all be assuaged and managed by rubbing the affected area with a combination of lemongrass essential oil and a carrier oil.

6.     Potent anti-inflammatory properties

Inflammation can lead to many conditions including cancer, diabetes, arthritis, cardiovascular diseases, and asthma.

Here are some examples of how lemongrass essential oil can help to fight these conditions. Limonene, a compound in the essential oil, is anti-carcinogenic. Then, you also have luteolin (a naturally-occurring flavonoid) to help the body kill cancer cells and fight infections. Another main component in lemongrass essential oil, Citral, meanwhile, inhibits the growth of cancer cells.

7.     For overall skin health

Additionally, lemongrass essential oil’s antiseptic and astringent properties are especially helpful in eliminating dirt, grime, and bacteria in the skin. To treat acne with the oil, mix a drop of lemongrass with a little bit of carrier oil and dab the mixture onto your face.

Besides that, lemongrass oil also regulates and controls oil production to prevent clogged pores and dry flaky skin. To take advantage of this benefit, switch out your toner for the essential oil. Another option is to add a drop of lemongrass oil to your toner, serum, or moisturizer.

Not only is the oil great for the face but you can also use lemongrass essential oil as an all-natural substitute to commercial deodorants. All you have to do is add a couple of drops of the oil to your body lotion.

8.     Improves hair and scalp conditions

Works wonders for your hair, lemongrass essential oil addresses everything from itchy scalp and dandruff to hair loss and lack of shine.

To treat itchy scalp and fight dandruff, mix a few drops of lemongrass oil with coconut oil. You can also replace the coconut oil with half a cup of apple cider vinegar and a cup of distilled water for a more potent concoction. Massage the mixture onto your scalp and leave it on for approximately half an hour to an hour. Rinse off for shiny and unbelievably soft locks.

9.     Effective insect and flea repellent

As a result of its high concentration of citral and geraniol, lemongrass essential oil is popularly used to repel bugs including mosquitoes and ants. Before heading outdoors, apply a few drops of the oil to your clothes. The oil can also be applied directly to the skin once it is diluted with a carrier oil.

Plus, you can even use the lemongrass oil on your pet to kill fleas. Just apply a few drops of the oil on your furkid’s collar. Alternatively, dilute a few drops of the oil with water in a spray bottle and spray it on your pet’s fur.

Mixing Lemongrass Essential Oil with Other Essential Oils

Lemongrass essential oil blends well with citrus oils such as lime, sweet orange, and lemon. Apart from that, lemongrass’ fresh aroma beautifully complements floral scents like lavender, ylang-ylang, and patchouli, too.

For a relaxing blend, the combination of lemongrass and sandalwood works like a charm. If you are looking to brighten and energize your day, give the mixture of lemongrass, orange, and peppermint essential oils a try. On the other hand, if you are desperately in need of a remedy for headache, a blend of lemongrass, peppermint, and lavender essential oils is it.

Other Good-to-Know Information

Lemongrass essential oil is potent and highly concentrated. So, while the oil is generally safe to use, it may cause an allergic reaction or skin irritation in some people. Therefore, a skin patch test should be done before using this (or any) essential oil.

Is Lemongrass Essential Oil Right for You?

With its versatile uses, lemongrass essential oil has a very cult following and is a must-have essential oil for many. Try out the essential oil for yourself and you might find that this is the essential oil for you.

Additional information

Weight50.00000000 g

Deskripsi Bahasa Indonesia

Essential Oil Lemongrass (serai)

Essential Oil Lemongrass (Cymbopogon citratus) adalah aroma lain yang akan akan kamu kenali jika kamu adalah penggemar masakan Asia Tenggara. Seperti namanya, aroma dari Essential Oil Lemongrass (serai) mirip dengan essential oil lemon: segar dan asam. Namun, Essential Oil Lemongrass memiliki bau yang jauh lebih manis dan lebih lembut daripada essential oil lemon.

Teruskan membaca untuk mempelajari lebih lanjut tentang beragam kegunaan Essential Oil Lemongrass serta banyak manfaatnya bagi tubuh, hewan peliharaan, dan rumah kamu.

 

Terbuat dari apakah Essential Oil Lemongrass?

Essential Oil Lemongrass berasal dari daun dan batang tanaman serai/serai – tanaman ini berbentuk seperti umput yang tumbuh dengan cepat. Tumbuhan ini merupakan genus dari sekitar 55 spesies rumput lainnya dalam keluarga rumput Poaceae.

Berasal dari daerah tropis dan subtropis (seperti India, Asia Tenggara, dan Oseania), tanaman ini sekarang banyak tersedia di seluruh dunia.

 

Bagaimana Essential Oil Lemongrass diekstrak?

Rumput Serai/serai dipanen sekitar enam hingga sembilan bulan setelah ditanam. Waktu memanen biasanya di pagi hari pada hari yang kering. Setelah dipanen, daun serai dikeringkan dengan pengering konvensional atau di bawah sinar matahari. Idealnya, periode pengeringan ini harus singkat untuk memastikan bahwa warna dan aroma daunnya terjaga.

Lemongrass kemudian disuling dengan uap – menghasilkan Essential Oil Lemongrass yang berwarna mulai dari kuning pucat hingga kuning. Minyak ini memancarkan aroma yang segar, manis, dan keasaman yang lembut.

 

Manfaat Essential Oil Lemongrass

  1. Untuk menghilangkan stres dan mengatasi keletihan

Aroma Essential Oil Lemongrass yang ringan dan nyaman dengan sentuhan kelembutan bisa membantu dalam menghilangkan stres. Teteskan Essential Oil Lemongrass pada bantal atau oleskan satu atau dua tetes Essential Oil di telapak tanganmu lalu hirup dalam-dalam.

Kalau kamu menggunakan minyak ini untuk melawan rasa letih, campur satu atau dua tetes Essential Oil ini dengan minyak pendamping seperti minyak kelapa. Lalu, pijatkan campuran tersebut dengan lembut di dahi dan belakang telinga mu.

  1. Membantu mu terlelap dan mengatasi insomnia

Disamping itu, sifat Essential Oil Lemongrass yang lembut dan menenangkan juga membantu mengatasi insomnia. Essential Oil ini memiliki efek yang membuat pikiran menjadi tenang, sehingga dapat membius dan mengantar pada tidur yang berkualitas.

Untuk tidur malam yang nyenyak, tambahkan satu atau dua tetes Essential Oil ini pada lotion dan pijatkan ke seluruh tubuh. Atau, bisa juga dengan meminum secangkir teh serai.

  1. Mengobati infeksi jamur

Penelitian juga menunjukkan bahwa senyawa dalam Essential Oil Lemongrass memiliki sifat antijamur yang kuat terhadap berbagai jenis jamur-jamuran. Misalnya, Essential Oil Lemongrass ini bisa membantu mencegah pertumbuhan Candida albicans – sejenis jamur penyebab infeksi dan dapat berdampak pada kulit, alat kelamin, tenggorokan, dan mulut.

Selain itu, komponen citral dan limonene pada minyak juga dapat membunuh jamur penyebab infeksi dan bakteri termasuk kurap. Dalam mengatasi hal ini, campur beberapa tetes Essential Oil Lemongrass dengan minyak pendamping (seperti minyak kelapa) lalu oleskan ke daerah yang terinfeksi beberapa kali sehari atau sesuai kebutuhan.

  1. Meningkatkan kesehatan sistem pencernaan

Selama ratusan tahun, orang-orang minum teh Lemongrass untuk membantu mengatasi masalah perut seperti diare, sakit lambung, bisul, dan gangguan pencernaan. Bila kamu bukan penikmat teh, maka pilihlah Essential Oil Lemongrass.

Sama seperti teh, Essential Oil ini dapat membantu meringankan kembung, diare, gangguan pencernaan, dan masalah perut lainnya. Cukup encerkan dua tetes Essential Oil Lemongrass dengan minyak pendamping. Kemudian, pijat dengan lembut larutan tersebut ke daerah perut dan abdomen.

  1. Melemaskan otot yang sakit dan pegal-pegal

Lecet, pegal-pegal, kram, otot yang tertarik, dan keseleo bisa diredakan dan diatasi dengan menggosokkan bagian yang sakit dengan kombinasi Essential Oil Lemongrass dan minyak pendamping.

  1. Khasiat anti-inflamasi

Peradangan dapat menyebabkan banyak kondisi termasuk kanker, diabetes, radang sendi, penyakit kardiovaskular, dan asma.

Berikut ini adalah beberapa contoh bagaimana Essential Oil Lemongrass dapat membantu mengatasi kondisi-kondisi tersebut. Limonene, senyawa dalam Essential Oil, merupakan anti-karsinogenik. Lalu, kamu juga memiliki luteolin (flavonoid yang terjadi secara alami) untuk membantu tubuh membunuh sel kanker dan melawan infeksi. Komponen utama lainnya dalam Essential Oil Lemongrass, Citral, juga bisa menghambat pertumbuhan sel kanker dalam tubuh.

  1. Untuk kesehatan kulit secara umum

Selain dari itu, sifat antiseptik dan astringen Essential Oil Lemongrass sangat membantu dalam menghilangkan kotoran, debu, dan bakteri di kulit. Untuk mengobati jerawat dengan minyak ini, campurlah setetes minyak serai dengan sedikit minyak pendamping lalu oleskan campuran pada wajah.

Disamping itu, minyak serai juga mengatur dan mengontrol produksi minyak pada kulit sehingga mencegah pori-pori tersumbat dan kulit kering bersisik. Untuk mendapatkan manfaat ini, ganti toner mu dengan Essential Oil Lemongrass. Pilihan lainnya adalah dengan menambahkan setetes minyak serai ke toner, serum, atau pelembab mu.

Minyak ini tidak hanya bagus untuk wajah, tetapi kamu juga bisa menggunakan Essential Oil Lemongrass sebagai pengganti alami deodoran komersil. Yang harus kamu lakukan adalah menambahkan beberapa tetes minyak ke lotion mu.

  1. Memperbaiki kondisi rambut dan kulit kepala

Bekerja dengan sangat baik pada rambut, Essential Oil Lemongrass dapat berguna untuk segalanya, mulai dari kulit kepala dan ketombe hingga rambut rontok dan rambut kusam.

Untuk mengobati kulit kepala yang gatal dan melawan ketombe, campur beberapa tetes Essential Oil Lemongrass dengan minyak kelapa. Kamu juga bisa mengganti minyak kelapa dengan setengah cangkir cuka sari apel dan secangkir air hasil suling untuk ramuan yang lebih kuat. Pijat campuran ke kulit kepala mu dan biarkan selama sekitar setengah jam hingga satu jam. Bilas untuk mendapatkan rambut yang mengkilap dan lembut luar biasa.

  1. Pengusir serangga dan kutu yang efektif

Sebagai hasil dari konsentrasi citral dan geraniol yang tinggi, Essential Oil Lemongrass populer digunakan untuk mengusir serangga termasuk nyamuk dan semut. Sebelum pergi ke luar, oleskan beberapa tetes minyak ke pakaian mu. Minyak juga bisa dioleskan langsung ke kulit setelah diencerkan dengan minyak pendamping.

Plus, kamu juga bisa menggunakan minyak serai ini pada hewan peliharaan mu untuk membunuh kutu. Cukup oleskan beberapa tetes minyak pada kalung atau leher hewan peliharaan kesayanganmu. Atau, encerkan beberapa tetes minyak dengan air dalam botol semprot lalu semprotkan pada bulu hewan peliharaan.

 

Mencampur Essential Oil Lemongrass dengan Essential Oil Lainnya

Essential Oil Lemongrass menyatu baik dengan minyak citrus seperti jeruk limau, jeruk manis, dan lemon. Selain itu, aroma segar serai yang enak melengkapi aroma bunga seperti lavender, ylang-ylang, dan juga patchouli.

Untuk perpaduan yang menenangkan, kombinasi serai dan cendana berfungsi penuh pesona. Jika kamu ingin mencerahkan dan memberi energi pada hari mu, cobalah campuran minyak serai, jeruk, dan peppermint. Di sisi lain, jika kamu sedang sangat membutuhkan obat untuk sakit kepala, maka campuran serai, peppermint, dan essential oil lavender adalah jawabannya.

 

Informasi Baik-Untuk-Tahu Lainnya

Essential Oil Lemongrass itu kuat dan memiliki konsentrasi tinggi. Jadi, meskipun minyak ini umumnya aman untuk digunakan, namun minyak ini juga dapat menyebabkan reaksi alergi atau iritasi kulit pada beberapa orang. Karena itu, tes area pada kulit haruslah dilakukan sebelum menggunakan Essential Oil ini (pada apapun).

 

Apakah Essential Oil Lemongrass (serai) Tepat untuk Kamu?

Dengan manfaatnya yang serbaguna, Essential Oil Lemongrass memiliki pengikut yang sangat taat dan merupakan Essential Oil yang harus dimiliki oleh banyak orang. Cobalah Essential Oil ini untuk diri sendiri dan kamu mungkin menemukan bahwa ini adalah essential oil yang cocok untuk mu.

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