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The Beauty of Lemongrass

The making of my artisan lemongrass essential oil and clay soap is always a delight and an accomplishment for me. Essential oil blending is not as easy at it may sound. Although I enjoy many phthalate free scents, my true love is blending essential oils. I look forward to my ever growing essential oil spa-bar line. Essential oil bars work best on my skin and most everyone else's too. That's why we create so many varieties, because everyone likes something a little different. We have something for everyone. Over the years we have had requests for lemongrass and citrus scented soap bars but have found those particular oils a bit more challenging work with. For example; essentials oils don't smell as you would expect them to straight out of the bottle (as opposite of...

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The Mood Elevating Power of Lemon Myrtle & Lemongrass

Essential Oils are fascinating little gifts from nature that benefit the skin. I believe almost everything we need to aid mankind in healing and well-being can be found in the earth and gifts from nature. One of those gifts is Lemon Myrtle backousia citradoria, and Lemongrass cymbopogen citratus, both used to repel bugs and also enjoyed as a beneficial healing plant. Both Lemongrass and Lemon Myrtle have Citral along with many other interesting chemical compounds, which give it the lovely lemony scent so often cherished by citrus lovers the world over.   Bugs do not appreciate i the scent of citral but we humans sure do! It works hard at repelling bugs from our skin! It's best used with other essential oils to...

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