• Lemongrass Essential Oil

Lemongrass Essential Oil

  • Product Code: EO-L06
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Lemongrass essential oil has a strong, earthy, citrus aroma with green, lush notes. Lemongrass is a refreshing, uplifting, calming and restorative oil and can be used for sports massage to relieve aches and pains.
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  • Ex Tax: £1.83

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Lemongrass is a fast-growing, tall, aromatic, perennial grass which grows up to 1.5m high. Lemongrass is native to southern India, Sri Lanka, the West Indies and Guatemala but is also cultivated in Brazil and parts of Central Africa. Lemongrass essential oil is extracted by steam distillation of the fresh or partially dried, finely chopped grass.

Lemongrass is a wonderfully rich and pungent oil that energises the mind and body. It has been used in many Eastern cultures for thousands of years as an accompaniment to meditation and prayer. Lemongrass essential oil is used extensively in India and Pakistan as a medicine for infectious illness and fevers and it also acts as an insecticide. Lemongrass makes a beautiful room freshener and deodorant especially when combined with floral oils such as Geranium.


  • Species: Cymbopogon citratus
  • Plant family: Poaceae 
  • Origin: Guatemala 
  • Note: Top
  • Extraction method: Steam distilled

 

Safety Note:
 
Non toxic. Spot test first on sensitive skin. Can cause harmless yellow staining if used undiluted.
 
Skin:
  
Lemongrass has antiseptic and antifungal properties. It also has good astringent properties and is an effective deodorant.
 
Mind:
 
 
Lemongrass oil has a tonic, restorative effect on the nervous system and can help with oil stress-related exhaustion, aggression, pessimistic thoughts and fear.
 
Body:
 
Lemongrass essential oil is reputed to have analgesic properties is often used for sports massage to help relieve muscular aches and pains.
 
Blends well with:           
Geranium, Rose and Grapefruit


Allergens Listing:

Citral 90%, Eugenol 0.3%, Geraniol 7%, Citronellol 0.8%, Limonene 4%, Linalool 2%

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