Product Description

Lemongrass is yellow, amber or reddish brown in color. Its aroma is fresh, grassy, and citrus-like, finer than citronella, fresher than lemon.

Botanical/INCI name: cymbopogon flexuosus (lemongrass) oil

Botanical family: gramineae

Country of Origin: India

Areas of Body Affected:  Skin, muscles and joints, digestive system, immune system, nervous system, thyroid.

Properties of Oil:  Analgesic, antidepressant, antimicrobial, anti-oxidant, antipyretic, antiseptic, astringent, bactericidal, carminative, deodorant, febrifuge, fungicidal, galactagogue, insecticidal, nervine, parasiticide, sedative (nervous), tonic, stomachic.

Physical Conditions:  athlete’s foot, insect repellent, pediculosis, scabies, muscular pain, poor circulation and muscle tone, cellulite, colitis, indigestion, gastro-enteritis, fever, headaches, nervous exhaustion, stress-related conditions.

Holistic Uses:  Ayurvedic medicine, antidote to infectious virus. Mood uplifting, improves alertness, promotes restful sleep, reduces stress. Refreshing, reviving, balances the nervous system. Strengthens psychic awareness and aids in purification.

Exceptions:  Can cause dermal irritation in some individuals; use with care.

Blends Well With:  Lemongrass blends well with lavender, lavandin, citronella, and rosewood.

Chemical 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.

Process of Extraction:  Steam distillation from plant.

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