Lemongrass Essential Oil, Cymbopogon flexuosus, is steam distilled from organic lemongrass, a tall, aromatic grass that is native to warmer and tropical climates. Organic Lemongrass Essential Oil is stimulating and refreshing. It possesses a delightfully bold, lemony aroma and is used in holistic aromatherapy for a number of applications including use in formulations to help increase alertness and promote concentration and focus.
This tree is native to Africa, Asia, Southeast Asia, Australia, and Oceania, where it was used traditionally for medicines, culinary & cosmetics purposes. It is used for flavoring in countries like India, Thailand and China. It promotes better digestion, boosts circulation, treats infections & regulates irregular menstrual cycle. It is named as ‘fever grass’ as it can reduce fever.
Lemongrass oil is very beneficial in reducing inflammation, ease digestion and relieve headaches. It relieves muscle pains as it makes the muscles supple. It relieves the pain, swelling, reduces the fever, stimulates the uterus and menstrual flow with good antioxidant properties. It is native to the tropical regions of India, Sri Lanka, Indonesia, Cambodia, Guatemala, China and Malaysia. In a moist, warm climate this tree grows well as it has loose, dry, well-drained and loam soils.
Uses of Lemongrass Essential Oil:
Used medicinally, Lemongrass Essential Oil’s analgesic properties have been found to relieve muscle and joint pains caused by overexertion of muscles through exercise. It is known to boost energy and to reduce fever as well as headaches caused by viral infections such as the flu. It acts as an antiseptic, making it a beneficial ingredient in lotions and creams that prevent wounds from becoming infected. By alleviating abdominal pain, it can relieve stomach aches and ease spasms in the digestive tract. It works as a detoxifying agent by increasing perspiration, thus promoting the expulsion of bodily toxins through sweating.
Used cosmetically or topically in general, Lemongrass Oil can eliminate or inhibit the growth of harmful bacteria due to its Citral content, which is known to have anti-microbial properties. Lemongrass Oil can reduce inflammation due to its Limonene content, and it can slow down the flow of blood by contracting blood vessels. When used in shampoos, it is believed to prevent hair loss. Lemongrass makes an effective, inexpensive, eco-friendly and long-lasting deodorant.
It is believed to strengthen the mind by relieving anxiety and boosting self-esteem, confidence, and hope. Its sedative effect on the mind relieves tension and promotes the sensation of being calm.
Benefits Of Lemongrass Essential Oil:
Aromatically, Lemon Essential Oil is very versatile and blends well with other citrus essential oils and oils in the mint, floral, wood, herbaceous and spice families.
The main chemical constituents of Lemongrass Essential Oil are: Myrcene, Citral, Citronellal, Geranyl Acetate, Nerol, Geraniol, and Limonene.
Theses constituents are:
CAS NUM: Cymbopogon Citratus Leaf Oil
INCI Name : 89998-14-1 / 8007-02-1
Part of Plant Used: Leaf
Scent: Fresh, light with a hint of lemon
Colour & Appearance: yellow to amber
Recommended Usage: 0.1- 1%, up to 3%
Solubility: Oil and Alcohol
Applications: cosmetics, aromatherapy and massage.
Traditional Emotional Use: Anti-depressant, Anti-microbial, Anti-pyretic, Bactericidal, Sedative, Tonic, Nervine, Febrifuge.
Traditional Skin Use: Anti-microbial, Astringent, Deodorant, Tonic.
Contraindications we: Consult the doctor before using this oil; if you are pregnant or nursing, Keep away from the children below 7. Do the patch test before using it. Don’t use near the sensitive areas like eyes, nose and ears.
Country of Origin: India
Precaution: Don’t Apply directly to the skin.
Packaging: Our essential oils are packaged in airtight Bottles and Canister to avoid spillage.
Recommended Storage: Our essential oils should be stored in cool temperatures away from direct sunlight and moisture in an airtight container. This Oil has a shelf life of 2 Years when stored properly. (Current Lot will expire: 05-2026)
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