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How to Make Lemongrass Body Scrub with Essential Oils

How to Make Lemongrass Body Scrub

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In this DIY recipe, you will learn how to make lemongrass body scrub. People use plants to connect with nature, give their home a bohemian vibe, cleanse the air, and increase their mood. Plants can be used to bring calmness to the home, and they can also be used in an assortment of recipes and DIY projects.

Common plants that are used for DIY projects are aloe, lavender, and chamomile. One that is often overlooked, however, is lemongrass. It is a relaxing plant that often used in teas and to make lemongrass essential oil. Lemongrass can relieve pain, improve sugar levels, and reduce fevers.

Why not use lemongrass essential oil to rejuvenate the skin, too? It helps detoxify the skin and refresh it. A great way to do this is by incorporating it into a body scrub, which can be achieved through a few basic steps.

What is Lemongrass Essential Oil Good For?

Lemongrass is a perennial tropical grass that grows rapidly. It has a lemony scent like a citrus oil but it is not a citrus plant, it is an herb. It has beneficial properties for the stomach and can aid in digestion and assist with digestive disorders. It acts as an analgesic for headaches and other pains that people suffer from, making it a good option to use in an aromatherapy massage oil. Here are more benefits:

  • Improves muscle tone
  • Assists with stress-related conditions
  • Excellent deodorizer
  • Promotes blood flow
  • Increases vitality
  • Brings energy and concentration

Use this beneficial oil in a homemade body scrub that will work on both the mind and the body. As you use this blend in the shower or bath, you will inhale the powerful aroma that is stimulating and refreshing.

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DIY Lemongrass Body Scrub

Lemongrass is very rejuvenating for the skin. This recipe will give skin a natural glow, make it soft, and soothe those who use it. Store this body scrub in the shower or bathroom and get to scrubbing. Your skin will thank you later!

  • 1/4 cup Himalayan Salt (fine grain size is best)
  • 4 drops Lemongrass Essential Oil
  • 1 tablespoon Jojoba Oil (or base oil of choice)
  • Optional: 2 drops Lavender Essential Oil

1. Pour the Himalayan salt into a small jar or container. This will be the jar in which the body scrub ends up in, so choose where you put your salt wisely.

2. Add 4 drops of lemongrass essential oil to the salt. You can determine how much you need by sniffing it to make sure it smells the way you want it to.

3. Next, pour in a tablespoon of jojoba oil, or you can use a different carrier oil if you want to.

4. Mix in any other essential oils that you wish to incorporate into the recipe, like lavender. It pairs nicely with the scent of lemongrass.

5. Put a lid on the scrub container and shake well. Then the lemongrass body scrub is finished!

DIY Lemongrass Body Scrub Recipe | OilyGal.com

lemongrass essential oil body scrub

Lemongrass essential oil is very rejuvenating for the skin. This recipe will give skin a natural glow, make it soft, and soothe those who use it. As you inhale the aroma from this homemade body scrub as you use it, your stress and worries will fade away.

Prep Time 2 minutes
Total Time 2 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup Himalayan Salt (fine grain size best)
  • 4 drops Lemongrass Essential Oil
  • 1 tablespoon Jojoba Oil (or base oil of choice)
  • Optional: 2 drops Lavender Essential Oil
  • Storage jar or container

Instructions

Pour the Himalayan salt into a small jar or container. This will be the jar in which the body scrub ends up in, so choose where you put your salt wisely.

Add 4 drops of lemongrass essential oil to the salt. You can determine how much you need by sniffing it to make sure it smells the way you want it to.

Next, pour in a tablespoon of jojoba oil, or you can use a different carrier oil if you want to.

Mix in any other essential oils that you wish to incorporate to the recipe, like lavender. It pairs nicely with the scent of lemongrass.

Put a lid on the scrub container and shake well. Then the lemongrass body scrub is finished!

Notes

This recipe only makes a small batch, if you enjoy the recipe, you can double or triple the ingredients to make in a larger quantity.

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