To use lemongrass in aromatherapy, add up to 12 drops of essential oil to 1 teaspoon carrier oil such as coconut oil, sweet almond oil, or jojoba oil.
Mix into a warm bath or massage into your skin.
Never apply essential oils directly to your skin.
You can also inhale lemongrass oil directly.
How do I use lemongrass essential oil on my face?
People can add lemongrass essential oil to a carrier oil, such as jojoba or coconut oil, and massage it into the skin. Adding several drops of the essential oil to boiling water and inhaling the steam through the nose, keeping the eyes closed, and covering the head with a towel is another way to use it.
Do you need to dilute lemongrass oil?
Lemongrass Essential Oil Safety and Precautions
For this reason, the oil should be diluted to levels no greater than 0.7%. We recommend using a 0.5% dilution rate (1 drop of oil per 2 teaspoons of carrier oil). Don’t use undiluted essential oils on your skin. Dilute them with a carrier oil first.
Can you ingest lemongrass oil?
Lemongrass oil can be diffused using a vaporizer, inhaled, applied topically or ingested. For internal health ailments, such as digestive issues, lemongrass oil can be taken internally in a diluted form. However, I do not recommend taking this oil orally without the supervision of a qualified health care provider.
How do I use lemongrass oil on my hair?
Lemongrass. “Lemongrass oil can strengthen your hair follicles, and it’s great for those with dandruff,” notes Panton. “Massage a few drops (approximately three to five) into your scalp during your shower. Then let it sit and soak in for two minutes and rinse out with cold water.”