The Oil of Cleansing


The Oil of Cleansing

Today’s pod is all about the the oil of Cleansing.

We are talking about the empowerment of Lemongrass.

Lemongrass’s benefits

  • Supports healthy digestion when taken in a capsule*

  • Repels insects

  • Clears energy***

  • Teaches individuals to move forward without hesitation***

Lemongrass’s uses

  • Apply diluted after a long run for a refreshing feeling

  • Combine equal parts Fractionated Coconut Oil and Lemongrass oil for a massage after a hard workout.

  • Use to flavor entrées and meat dishes while promoting healthy digestion.*

  • Blends well with Basil, Cardamom, or Spearmint.

  • Dilute oil, then rub or spritz on skin before going outside.

  • Combine with carrier oil and massage after a hard workout.

  • Add to your DIY cleanser to tone and purify skin.

  • Use to flavor entrées and meat dishes.

  • Combine with Melaleuca and apply to toenails for clean, healthy nails.

  • Combine with Peppermint in a capsule to support healthy gastrointestinal function and maintain healthy digestion.*

Lemongrass’s Aromatic Description: Citrus, herbaceous, smoky

Find more information on Lemongrass Essential Oil - click here.

Gina’s favorite use: Spray in my shower with Eucalyptus. Nice steam shower….feels like I’m in a rainforest! (Or in massage – but that’s boring!)

Janet’s favorite use: In my stir-fry recipes

Quick fact of the Day

Lemongrass, also known as citronella grass, is a type of flowering plant that belongs to the family of grasses. It originates from southern parts of India and Shi Lanka.

Libations of the day

GG’s MOJO (w/ Blackberries & Lemongrass)

4 fresh blackberries

3 fresh mint leaves

1 drop dōTERRA Lemongrass Essential Oil

1 ounce fresh lime juice or

1 drop dōTERRA Lime Essential Oil

2 ounces light rum

Crushed ice as needed

Ginger ale

Garnish with Lime slices and Mint leaves

INSTRUCTIONS

For the simple syrup~ Add to a saucepan with water and sugar. Bring to a low boil until sugar dissolves. Remove from heat and cool completely. Add Lemongrass essential oil. Store leftovers in an airtight container in the refrigerator.

For the cocktail~ Add blackberries, mint, simple syrup and lime juice to a glass. Gently muddle to release flavors. Fill glass with ice. Pour in rum and stir briefly to combine. Top off with ginger ale, garnish with a mint leaf and lime slice. Serve immediately.

GG's Mojo

Lemongrass Essentialini

1/4 cup coconut simple syrup

Equal parts sugar and coconut water, cook on stove until combined.

1 drop dōTERRA Lemongrass Essential Oil

1 drop dōTERRA Lime Essential Oil

Shot of vodka or gin — whichever you prefer

ice

INSTRUCTIONS

Put all the ingredients in a cocktail shaker and shake, pour into glass. Enjoy!

Janet's Lemongrass Essentialini

Using oils with intention

Lemongrass has a powerful mission to assist in cleansing physically, emotionally and spiritually.