Lemongrass Cymbopogon Citratus
A tall, perennial plant, Lemongrass has a subtle citrus flavor and is used in Asian, is native to the tropical countries of India, Cambodia, Indonesia, China, Guatemala, Sri Lanka and Malaysia Lemongrass is a tropical, grassy plant used in cooking and herbal medicine. Extracted from the leaves and stalks of the lemongrass plant, lemongrass oil has a powerful, citrus scent. It’s often found in soaps and other personal care products. Aromatically, Lemongrass Essential Oil blends well with essential oils in the citrus, wood, mint and herbaceous families. Like Geranium Essential Oil and Peppermint Essential Oil, Lemongrass Essential Oil can easily overpower a blend, so use it minimally at first.
– Due to its ability to reduce fever, Lemongrass earned the name “fever grass” in some cultures that made “fever teas” from Lemongrass leaves.
– To relieve digestive issues, reduce bodily aches, pains, and high temperatures, and eliminate harmful bacteria.
– As a detoxifying agent by increasing perspiration, thus promoting the expulsion of bodily toxins through sweating.
Aromatherapy applications (Diffuse / Inhale)
– Natural deodorizer and cleaner
– Natural bug repellent
– Stress and anxiety reducer
– Headache relief
– Bacteria killer
Topical Application / Massage (With regular diluted use)
– Cure for stomach distress, gastritis and gastric ulcers
– Menstrual cramp relief
– Muscle relaxer
– Fever reducer
– Fights the flu and colds
For Body / Face
– Skin healing
– Strengthen your hair follicles
– Prevent hair loss
– Diffuse Lemongrass acts as a natural perfume and a non-toxic air freshener that creates a relaxing atmosphere and deodorizes unpleasant scents.
– Blend with Jojoba oil for massage to relieves muscle aches and body pains including headaches and discomforts associated with arthritis
– Blending Lemongrass Oil into shampoo and body washes and rubbing it into the scalp and body may strengthen hair, stimulate its growth, and relieve itchiness and irritation on the scalp and skin.
Direction for Use
Diffusion: use three to four drops in the diffuser of choice.
Topical use: dilute 3 drops in 10ml base oil and apply to desired area. Always dilute with base oil / carrier oil to minimize any skin sensitivity. Lemongrass Essential Oil can be helpful when carefully used in very-very low dilution by those that are challenged with acne-prone skin
Possible skin sensitivity. Keep out of reach of children. If you are pregnant, nursing, or under a doctor’s care, consult your physician. Avoid contact with eyes, inner ears, and sensitive areas.
Citrus, herbaceous, smoky