Lemongrass Essential Oil

  • Organic LEMONGRASS  'Fragrant herb'. A grassy, lemon, cooling, forest floor scent.

     Latin Name Cymbopogon flexuosus
    Family Poaceae, (Gramineae)
    Farming Method Certified Organic
    Extraction Method Steam distillation
    Plant Part Grass, fresh and partly dried
    Country of Origin India
  • Used To

    FIGHT and kill infectious agents including bacteria and fungus, great for athlete's foot

    REPEL insects, including fleas, ticks and lice

    REDUCE stress and fever, muscle and headaches, perspiration and acne

    TONE tissues, skin, muscles

    SETTLE nervous exhaustion, digestive issues including symptoms of indigestion and colitis

    ENCOURAGE healthy circulation

    DEODORIZE body and air

    Some Methods of Use include:

    Diffuse 2 drops lemongrass and 3 drops lavender/100 mls (3-4 oz) water in your diffuser or in a pot of boiled water once removed from heat, as an antiseptic room scent

    Add 2 drops lemongrass, 2 drop tea tree 1 drops lavender and 1 drop peppermint  to 2 Tablespoons apple cider vinegar, then add 1 Tablespoon of the blend to a large bowl of very warm water for athlete's foot bath

    Add 1-2 drops to 1 Tablespoon of unscented cream or lotion and apply to the skin for excessive perspiration

    Add 1 drop lemongrass, 2 drops peppermint/Tablespoon carrier oil, and apply to abdomen in case of indigestion

    Add 1 drop lemongrass 2 drops lavender and 1 drop tea tree to 1 Tablespoon carrier oil and apply to skin in case of infectious illness, nervous exhaustion, or headache, to treat muscle aches, or acne

    Add 1 drop Lemongrass, 3 drops Eucalyptus, 2 drops Tea Tree and 1 drop Lavender, to 1 teaspoon vinegar then to 100 mls water in a spray bottle. Shake well each time before use to keep insects away

    Blends well with

    Eucalyptus, Tea Tree, Lavender, Patchouli, Bergamot, Thyme and Ginger

    Fragrance note

    Top

    Composition

    Citral, dipentene, linalol, geraniol

    Safety Information:

    Caution: Lemongrass may cause skin irritation in some individuals and has a very strong scent so use only in low dilution, up to 0.5%

  • Organic LEMONGRASS  'Fragrant herb'. A grassy, lemon, cooling, forest floor scent.

    100% PURE LEMONGRASS ESSENTIAL OIL, Lemongrass Essential Oil, is a strongly scented tall grass, lemony and herbaceous. Lemongrass is the perfect scent if you want a bit of citrus without going overboard. This gentle essential oil has all the sweetness of lemon without the sour. Many like to use lemongrass when they want a less extreme version of lemon. In traditional Indian medicine, it was used for fever and infectious illnesses. It is native to Asia but now is cultivated in the East and West Indies and Central America. Lemongrass (Cymbopogon) is a perennial plant in the Poaceae grass family and is native to the tropical and subtropical area of India, Cambodia, Indonesia, China, Guatemala, Sri Lanka and Malaysia. It flourishes here where the soil is slightly sandy and the climate moist and warm. This herb has an upright habit and grows in large clumps to a mature height of about 3 feet. Its leaves are bright green with sharp edges much like regular lawn grass only larger.

    Distilled from the dried blades of grass, Cymbopogon citrates has many chemical components that contribute to its beneficial actions. They include alcohols, ketones, terpenes, aldehyde, and esters. Many of these categories of chemicals can have a strong effect on the body.Primary benefits include, Supporting a healthy digestion, Soothes aching muscles and tendons and Purifies and tones skin. Emotionally, mentally, and spiritually, lemongrass is said to be the oil of energetic cleansing. In this way it might be helpful in clearing energy from a home, or letting go of negative energy you might be holding onto, which may help those feeling stuck, heavy, or low. In addition:

    - Diffuse during study times. Place 1 drop in the palm of your hand, rub hands together, and inhale softly for up to 30 seconds or longer as desired.

    - To relieve despair, place 1 drop in the palm of your hand, rub hands together, and inhale softly for up to 30 seconds or longer as desired.

    - To help soothe sore joints or muscle strains, combine equal parts fractionated coconut oil and Lemongrass oil and rub topically on area of concern.

    - Combine with Melaleuca and apply to toenails for clean, healthy nails.

    - Rub or spritz on skin before going outside. Lemongrass essential oil naturally repels insects.

    Some areas of lemongrass essential oil study that have shown benefits include: Anti-inflammatory, Antifungal, Antimutagenic, Antimalarial, Antioxidant,, Antiparasitic, Detoxification, Hypoglycemic, Neurobehavioral, Pain relief, Lowering cholesterol.

    ESSENTIAL OIL SAFETY PRECAUTIONS, Essential Oils are wonderful natural creations that, if used well, can be beneficial to your body, mind and soul. Essential Oils can be powerful and highly concentred. The following are some General Safety Precautions that all people should follow when using essential oils.

    1. Internal Use of Essential Oils. The Leading Aromatherapy Associations (Alliance of International Aromatherapists (AIA), International Aromatherapy and Aromatic Medicine Association, Aromatherapy Trade Council, and others) all state that therapeutic grade essential oils should not be taken internally (regardless of purity or organic origin) unless under the guidance of a health care practitioner trained at an appropriate level . As such, all of our oil products ARE NOT FOR INTERNAL USE, and should not be taken internally.

    2. Essential Oils and Children. Keep all essential oils out of reach of children and pets as misuse of essential oils can cause harm.

    3. Constant Use of Same Essential Oils. Avoid prolonged use of the same essential oils.

    4. Understanding your Essential Oils. Research and get to know all essential oils prior to using it.

    5. Essential Oils and your Skin. Avoid the use of undiluted essential oils on the skin, unless otherwise indicated.

    6. If you suspect you may be sensitive to specific essential oils or if you have known allergies or sensitivities, it may be wise to perform a skin patch test.

    7. Know the safety data on each essential oil and place into context of use and knowledge.

    8. Essential Oils and Pregnancy. Use caution when using essential oils when you are pregnant or are trying to become pregnant. Please consult a qualified health practitioner.

    9. Your Eyes and Essential Oils. Keep essential oils away from the eyes.

     


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