Lemongrass is a zingy, tropical treat for aches and pains - of the body and the mind!
What is lemongrass?
Lemongrass is a perennial tropical plant native to India which grows long aromatic leaves that can grow up to 1.5 metres (5 ft).
What are the benefits of lemongrass?
- Lemongrass is toning and has antiseptic and deodorising properties when applied to the skin.
- Lemongrass oil has a bright and cheerful fragrance that is said to have antidepressant properties.
- The plant and its oil have been traditionally used as a natural and non-toxic mosquito repellent.
- The oil is often used in massage and aromatherapy to relieve headaches and sore muscles.
Did you know?
Thanks to its antifungal and antiseptic properties, lemongrass oil is excellent for use in deodorants. It keeps you feeling clean and fresh whilst smelling great. It is also used in dental care for the same reason.
Where does Lush source lemongrass from?
Lush purchases lemongrass oil from India, but also sources the raw plant from other parts of the world to make infusions. To find out more, browse your Lush product’s list of ingredients and click on the ones you are interested in. This should take you to a page full of details!