If you are a fan of Thai food, chances are that you have eaten a variety of dishes with lemongrass in it. Lemongrass can not only be used in food but it is popular in aromatherapy, the benefits of lemongrass essential oil are numerous plus you get the added advantage of a great fragrance too, Lemongrass smells just like Lemon, but it is more mild and sweet.
Lemongrass essential oil is extracted by steam distillation of dried Lemongrass.
At Bai Pho we use Lemongrass in aromatherapy because it is calming and revitalising, creating a sense of emotional well-being, an important attribute to have in this fast-paced world.
The light citrusy scent is a great relaxing agent and acts as a type of tranquilizer tamping down on stress, anxiety and even depression. A massage using lemongrass essential oil can be very therapeutic and calming for a tired body with aching muscles
Among the many benefits of Lemongrass essential oil are those that treat the skin. Because it has great astringent properties, Lemongrass oil helps clear up excessive oily skin which can cause acne outbreaks. Lemongrass is also effective as a skin toner because it naturally dilates the blood vessels, tightening pores and wrinkles.