Cooking with Lemongrass Essential Oil

I have been exploring more and more ways to use therapeutic grade essential oils in my everyday life and came up with this yummy soup. But wait, don't go run out to the store, not just any essential oil will do. Many oils are being processed at high temperature and high pressure, which may keep their aromatic properties but will diminish their healing properties.

Pure, therapeutic grade essential oils such as doTERRA essential oils are safe and natural and are a great way to enhance your meals. They are more concentrated and can be used year round if fresh herbs and spices are not available or replacing dried herbs or powdered spices that have lost many of the essential oils that are found in the natural plant. A little goes a long way, you won't need very much. I recommend to start with a drop or two and check the flavor before you add more. It is best to add the essential oils when the food has cooled down a bit, so the volatile oils are not affected by the heat. If you need to add the oil sooner then you may add a bit more to account for any oil that may be evaporated during the cooking process.

About Lemongrass

It is a tall, perennial plant, Lemongrass has a subtle citrus flavor and is used in Asian cuisine in soups, teas, and curries as well as with fish, poultry, beef, and seafood. In addition to its unique flavor, Lemongrass essential oil promotes healthy digestion and acts as an overall tonic to the body’s systems. It’s also purifying and toning to the skin, and is frequently used in skin care products for these benefits. Lemongrass can soothe sore muscles and joints, making it an ideal oil to use in massage therapy or applied directly to problem areas. Lemongrass has a pungent, herbaceous aroma that can heighten awareness and promote a positive outlook.

Primary Benefits

  • Supports healthy digestion
  • Soothes aching muscles
  • Purifies and tones skin

Would you like more information on essential oils? I'd be happy to chat. Contact me with your email and phone number and we can set up a free consultation.  Browse or shop NOW for doTERRA Essential oils and start using them in your home and experience the healing for yourself!

Here's to your health!

Love and Gratitude~

Alisha Welch, Holistic Yoga Therapist, doTERRA Wellness Advocate #1685758