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Coconut & Lemongrass: Resolves Monday Morning Blues

Lemongrass is a staple in Thai cuisines. However, the uses of lemongrass oil extend far beyond the kitchen.


Lemongrass essential oil is extracted from leaves and stalks of Cymbopogon citratus, Stapf- a perennial grass native to South Asia. This essential oil invigorates lemony citrus notes that envelop and stimulate the senses, creating a refreshing vibe. It is bursting with Citral- a fragrance component -at concentrations of approximately 65-85% w/w. Moreover, this essential oil contains Myrcene (14-17% w/w) that has been extensively used throughout history by folk medicine. Therefore, lemongrass essential oil is not only aromatic but also therapeutic. In fact, lemongrass it is a popular choice in aromatherapy.


It is believed that lemongrass essential oil boosts mental and emotional health. It helps relieve stress, anxiety, and depression. Many science-back studies have shown that lemongrass aromatherapy eases stress and anxiety, lowering high blood pressure- a common side effect of stress.

According to a preliminary study, lemongrass may also help relieve headaches and migraines. The researchers speculate that eugenol- a compound in lemongrass essential oil- has similar abilities to aspirin to affect both serotonin and blood-platelet action, two factors that link to headaches.

In addition to the above aromatherapeutic properties, lemongrass essential oil is effective in treating bacterial and fungal infections, stomach upsets, heart diseases and joint pain. It also owns antioxidant activity and anti-inflammatory properties.


Our Coconut & Lemongrass shower steamer diffuses all the aromatherapeutic properties when you are under the shower. It helps overpower nervousness or mitigate mental fatigue and prepare you for hectic days ahead while giving you a balanced and happy showering experience.

Coconut & Lemongrass shower steamer is developed with Monday morning blues in mind. Monday blues are a set of unwelcome sad feelings that come to us as the weekend has passed by. Sometimes it is depressing because of the return to work and routine after a relaxing and fun-filled weekend. If you find yourself feeling sluggish, tense, or overwhelmed on Monday morning, try our Coconut & Lemongrass shower steamer. The exotic notes of sweet coconut flesh blended with freshly cut lemongrass can help get away from these negative emotions. Ready to take on a week full of ambition and strength!


P.S. Not restricted to Monday blues. You can use whenever you need to boost your mood.

Reference:

  1. Lemongrass (Cymbopogon citratus) essential oil as affected by drying methods

  2. The quantification of citral in lemongrass and lemon oils by near-infrared spectroscopy

  3. Physiological and Psychological Effects of Lemongrass and Sweet Almond Massage Oil

  4. Effect of Lemongrass Aroma on Experimental Anxiety in Humans

  5. Isolation of Bioactive Compounds That Relate to the Anti-Platelet Activity of Cymbopogon ambiguus