Cut lemongrass into pieces with a moderate length, about the size of your index finger, to facilitate placing into a glass jar.
How to distill pure lemongrass oil
- Choose old lemongrass, planted over 10 months or more.
- 2 glass jars with lids.
- Good vodka or sole wine.
- 1 piece of gauze or cheesecloth.
- Clean water.
- Blender, knife, pestle.
How to make lemongrass essential oil
Step 1: Cut lemongrass into pieces with a moderate length, about the size of your index finger, to facilitate placing into a glass jar.
Step 2: Use a pestle to smash the lemongrass. The purpose is to easily drain the essential oil.
Step 3: Put the discharge number just crushed neatly into the glass jar and then pour the mixture of water and vinegar in the ratio of 1: 1, so that the water covers the lemongrass face.
Step 4: Close the lid and shake gently, then place the jar in a dry, cool, but no light place.
Step 5: After 3 days, put both the water and the lemongrass in the blender, then put in the jar, cover and continue to put in the old place.
Step 6: After 3 weeks, use filter cloth to get water and remove the residue, now you just need to measure the filtered water into the bottle and use it gradually.
What is lemongrass essential oil?
Lemongrass essential oil is one of the essential oils that are effective against mosquitoes. The aroma of essential oils is very pleasant. You can put a few spots on your body to protect yourself from mosquito bites.
Deodorize the air, cars, kill bacteria
Lemongrass essential oil radiates a gentle scent of lemongrass and lemon flavors that drown out unpleasant odors such as Tobacco smells, musty smells, the smell of animals… to create a fresh atmosphere.
Sauna to feel, relieve stress, alert spirit
You can place a few drops of lemongrass essential oil in a tub of warm water and cover your face with a towel for about 15 minutes; or put 3 – 4 drops into the essential oil burner, diffuser for the fragrance to spread faster and more effectively.
Reduce muscle aches and pains
Using lemongrass essential oil to massage will help reduce headaches, muscle pain, improve blood circulation, limiting cramps, muscle spasms, back aches …
You can pour the essential oils directly into your hands for a massage or place a few drops in warm water to soak and relax.
Besides, lemongrass essential oil also brings other significant effects such as softening and smoothing hair, treating fast heartbeat, colitis, migraine, neuralgia, fatigue, nausea, abdominal pain …