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Lemongrass Essential Oil

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100% Pure & Natural Lemongrass Essential Oil

Botanical Name: cymbopogon flexuosus

Lemongrass has a scent that immediately makes you think of cleaning. This is true for both the spirit and physical spaces. It promotes letting go of negative feelings and is energizing. Plus it's a great oil to have on hand during the summer months because it keeps annoying bugs away.

Uses of Lemongrass Essential Oil
  • Use as an ingredient in insect repellant blends, along with Citronella and Lavender. Diffuse with air pump or water based vaporizer.
  • Use 1-2 drops on chopping block after cleaning to refresh musty odors.
  • Popular ingredient in oily skin and hair products and cellulite massage products.
  • For oily hair and scalp, add a few drops per ounce to unscented shampoo.
  • Great room deodorizer. Mix 15 drops Lemongrass in 2oz spray bottle of water and spray room to refresh the air.
  • Tired or stinky feet, soak feet in warm water with 2-3 drops of Lemongrass.
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History and Background

Lemongrass has been used as staple in Asian cuisine and East Indian medicinal traditions for centuries. In Ayurvedic medicine, mood uplifting, improves alertness, promotes restful sleep, reduces stress. Refreshing, reviving, balances the nervous system. Strengthens psychic awareness and aids in purification.

Physical Description

Lemongrass is yellow, amber or reddish brown in color.

Aromatic Description

Fresh, grassy, and citrus-like, finer than citronella, fresher than lemon.

Biological Makeup and Components

65-85% citral, 12-25% myrcene with caprylics, citronellol, dipentene, farnesol, furfurol, geraniol, isopulegol, isovalerianic, aldehyde, l-linalool, methyl-heptenone, myrecene, n-decyclic aldehyde, nerol, terpineol and valeric esters. Exact composition varies according to type.

Extraction Technique

Steam distillation from plant.

Information for Aromatherapists

Blends well with lavender, lavandin, citronella, and rosewood.

Our Lemongrass essential oil is 100% pure and natural. It is free of any chemicals, pesticides, synthetic perfumes, fillers, or carrier oils.

  • Non-toxic. Can cause dermal irritation in some individuals; use with care.
  • Very concentrated. Do not use around eyes or undiluted on the skin.
  • For external use only. Do not ingest.
  • If you are pregnant, epileptic, have cancer, have liver issues, or any other serious illness, we strongly suggest you consult a medical professional prior to using Lemongrass essential oil.
  • Always keep essential oils out of reach of children.
  • Keep this oil tightly closed and in room temperature or cooler spot.
Additional Safety Information
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