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
IndiaHistory 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.Cautions
All of our essential oils are 100% natural and free of any chemicals, pesticides and synthetic perfumes.
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