Lemongrass Essential Oil
Botanical Name: Cymbopogon flexuosus
Plant Part: Leaves
Extraction Method: Steam Distilled
Color: Yellow to brownish-yellow liquid
The strength of Aroma: Strong
Aromatic Scent: Lemongrass Essential Oil has a fresh earthy, citrusy scent.
Blends Well With:
Pine, Thyme, Lavender, Rosemary, Majoram, Cedarwood, and Lemon Essential Oils
Common Uses: Lemongrass Essential Oil is known for its invigorating and cleansing properties. It can be used in facial toners as its astringent properties may assist in reducing the look of oily or greasy skin. With its uplifting aroma, Lemongrass Essential Oil strengthens the senses and can be used in the bath for peaceful purposes. Lemongrass shares similar properties with citronella.
History: Traditional Indian medicine has used Lemongrass Essential Oil to treat infectious illness and fever.
Cautions: Avoid in glaucoma and with children. Use caution in prostatic hyperplasia and with skin hypersensitivity or damaged skin. Avoid use during pregnancy.