Lemongrass Essential Oil
|Botanical Name||Cymbopogon flexuosus, Citratus|
|Main Constituents||Citral: 70 – 85%|
|Extraction Method||Steam Distillation|
|Plant Part Used||Leaves / Slips|
Lemongrass is a fast growing, tall, aromatic perennial grass that grows up to 1.5 metres (4 feet) in height. It is native to Asia, but is now cultivated mostly in the India, Africa, and Tropical Asia.
lemongrass essential oil has a fresh, enticing fragrance that revitalizes mind and body. It is useful for a surprising number of applications, ranging from repelling ticks, fleas, and other insects to helping injured ligaments heal faster.
Odour Profile: Lemongrass oil has a Green, lemony, citrus scent
Blends well with: Basil, geranium, jasmine, lavandin, lavender, palmarosa, patchouli, tea tree, & vetiver.
Dilute before use: for external use only. May cause skin irritation
in some individuals, and should be avoided by those having sensitive skin; a skin test is recommended prior to use, and contact with eyes should be avoided.
Storage: It is recommended that oils packaged in metal
containers (for safe shipping) be transferred into dark glass
containers to maintain freshness and attain maximum shelf life.