Lemongrass Essential Oil {Cymbopogon flexuosus}                     

Source: India, Certified Organic

Method of Extraction: Steam distilled from the grass.

Lemongrass is popular in Asian cooking for its light, subtle lemony flavor, in skin care, perfumes and in medicine, especially for fevers and to aid digestion.


The light yellow oil has a thin, oily consistency and a heavy, lemony, earthy and green aroma. It is a top note in perfumery.


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Lemongrass is a natural insect repellent. It supports overall well-being, reduces fever, aids circulation and helps bruises heal. It soothes nerve and general pain, is anti-inflammatory and is useful for sports injuries and relieving headaches. Aiding in poor circulation, lemongrass helps the body repair ligaments and to regenerate and strengthen connective tissue. It is an excellent deodorant, is high in antioxidants, is antiseptic, antiviral, antibacterial and aids detoxification. Strengthens vascular walls, helping to relieve varicose veins. Aids digestion.


Inhale directly or diffuse to ease difficult emotional transitions, energize the mind, improve concentration, lift your mood, calm anxiety and manage stress.



Avoid during pregnancy due to high citral and beta-myrcene content. Use cautiously with diabetic medications. May possibly enhance the effects of antibiotics. Dilute! High citral content can cause skin irritation. 20:80 (20 parts lemongrass essential oil to 80 parts carrier oil) is the recommended ratio for topical application.


As with all essential oils, never use them undiluted, in eyes or mucus membranes. Do not take internally unless working with a qualified and expert practitioner. Keep away from children. If applying an essential oil to your skin always perform a small patch test to an insensitive part of the body (after you have properly diluted the oil in an appropriate carrier oil).


{For educational purposes only. This information has not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This information is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.}




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