LEMONGRASS ESSENTIAL OIL, CERTIFIED ORGANIC
Do you know lemongrass earned the name “fever grass” in some cultures due to its ability to reduce fever?
Lemongrass is among the most popular essential oils used for its effectiveness, benefits, and a wide variety of applications. It has a strong fresh, lemony, grassy, and earthy aroma presenting a top fragrance note.
This invigorating earthy citrus scent gives you an energy boost and provides emotional calm. It has an instant, positive impact on mood and helps to lift the spirit. Its analgesic properties have been found to relieve aching muscles and joints after sport as well as alleviate stomach aches and ease spasms in the digestive tract. It acts as an antiseptic, making it a perfect ingredient in handmade creams that prevent wounds from becoming inflamed and infected.
Botanical Name: Cymbopogon flexuosus
Method: Steam Distillation
Plant Part: Leaves
Aroma: Fresh, woody-herbaceous,camphorous
Color: Pale Yellow
Main Chemical Components: Aliphatic aldehydes, Monoterpenes
Properties: Analgesic, anti-depressant, antiseptic, astringent, bactericidal, carminative, deodorant, febrifuge, fungicidal, galactagogue, insecticidal, nervine
Tea Tree, Peppermint, Eucalyptus, Cedarwood, Geranium, Rosemary, Basil
- Diffuse in the morning to start the day
- Add to a massage blend to help relax aching muscles
- Diffuse or add to spray to repel insect
- Diffuse to eliminate bathroom odor
Soothing muscle blend
50ml Apricot kernel oil
12 drops Lemongrass
13 drops Lavender
Mix well. Massage into muscles.
Mental fatigue synergy
3 drops Lemongrass
2 drops Rosemary
5 drops Peppermint
5 drops Orange
Add to a personal inhaler and inhale as needed or diffuse 5-10 drops.
No more stuffy air
80 drops Peppermint
70 drops Eucalyptus
40 drops Lemongrass
Add the above oils to a 10ml amber glass bottle. Add a few drops and diffuse in any room with stale air.
May cause skin irritation. It is best avoided in individuals with eczema or highly allergy-prone skin. Do not use while pregnant, on damaged skin or on children younger than 2 years.
For external use only. Do not take internally unless working with a qualified practitioner. Do not use undiluted on skin. Do not use on broken skin or on abrasions. Discontinue use if skin sensitivity occurs. Keep away from children and eyes. If pregnant, nursing or under a doctor’s care, consult your physician. To extend shelf life keep in a cool dark place with cap tightly sealed or refrigerated.
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The information provided is for educational purpose only. It is not considered complete. Talk to our aromatherapist to find out more about it.