Latin: Cymbopogon citratus
Lust, psychic powers, purification
Use lemongrass in lust potions, charm bags and all other lust workings. Make an infusion using lemongrass to aid in developing psychic powers.
Use in all workings for purification.
It is also used in lust potions, as well as in an infusion to aid in developing psychic powers.
Lemongrass has a bright, spicy flavour reminiscent of both ginger and citrus. It is used for culinary purposes in many East Asian cultures lemongrass is easy to grow, and forms tall, whip like strands of grass, which must be chopped up small or pureed into a paste.
Lemongrass invites a fresh burst of energy, and can be used both as an aphrodisiac and to calm anxiety, bringing a new frame of mind to a situation.
Lemongrass is also an effective insect repellent, and is delicious as either a spice or a tea.
Lemongrass is useful for all things associated with psychic work, and has a particular affinity for clairvoyants. Lemongrass opens the third eye, making it easier for messages and spiritual guidance to be received. Work with lemongrass during the New Moon, to open your third eye Chakra.
Ways to use lemongrass:
- Take 4 to 5 cups of water and 2 tbsp of chopped lemongrass and boil for 10 to 15 minutes. Let cool, and use this water to mop the floors and clean your sacred space. You can also chuck some in your bath, inviting in all that is bright and happy.
- A simple way to use lemongrass is to sip lemongrass tea and/or mist lemongrass oil in your diffuser - slow down, sit in silence and journal. Write all that you feel, especially any visions or messages you received.
- Lemongrass plants around the home in the garden will repel snakes.