Lemongrass Essential Oil
Scientific Name: Cymbopogon Flexuosus
Composition of Oil: Geranial, Neral, B-Myrcene, Geraniol, Limonene oxide
Plant Part: Grass
Scent: Fresh, Lemony, and slightly Herbaceous
Color: Pale to Vivid Yellow
Initial Aroma Strength: Top
Extraction Method: Steam Distilled
Perfumery Note: Strong
Lemongrass Essential Oil - Description
Lemongrass Essential Oil is a green plant native to tropical regions. It is widely used in herbal medicine and cooking in Thai, Chinese, and Indian cuisines. The strong, citrusy aroma of Lemongrass Essential Oil is refreshing. It's often used in personal care products like soap, shampoo, body wash, etc. There are numerous other Lemongrass Essential Oil uses too!
Traditionally, Lemongrass Oil has been used to treat high blood pressure and digestive problems. The aromatherapy with Lemongrass oil is refreshing and can help in reducing anxiety and stress. It is believed to be beneficial for relieving headaches as well.
Citral, a compound of Lemongrass Essential Oil, is believed to have anti-microbial properties. Another compound called Limonene is also known for its anti-inflammatory and antibacterial activities. This makes Lemongrass oil ideal when it comes to revitalizing irritated skin and hair conditions.
It may also help in relieving muscle tension and joint pains. Lemongrass oil, diluted with a carrier oil, can be massaged on swelled muscles to ease them.
Lemongrass Essential Oil Uses
To use Lemongrass Essential Oil for skin and hair, dilute it with carrier oils like Jojoba, Avocado, or Sweet Almond oil. Then, directly apply it on the skin and hair.
For aromatherapy, use a few drops into the diffuser or vaporizer. Or use a piece of cloth and sprinkle 2-3 drops of Lemongrass oil and sniff the fabric.
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Caution: Beware of excessive use as it may lead to nausea and headaches. For topical use, always dilute the oil with a carrier oil. We do not suggest the internal use of any essential oils. Keep it out of children’s reach. It is not recommended for a pregnant woman without a proper prescription by a specialist.