Organic Lemongrass Essential Oil
Botanical Name: Cymbopogon Flexuosus
Main Constituents: Citral-a 33.1 %, Citral-b 30.0 %, Geranyl acetate 12.0 %, and Linalool 2.6 %
Plant Part: Leaves
Scent: Fresh, strong, lemon-like, grassy-herbaceous aroma with an herbal/oily dryout; very tenacious
Color: Yellow, transparent
Perfumery Note: Middle - Top
Initial Aroma Strength: Strong
Extraction Method: Steam Distilled
Suitable Blending Oils: Bergamot, Cedarwood, Citronella, Clary Sage, Rose Geranium, Ginger, Pink Grapefruit, Jasmine, Juniper Berry, Lavender, Lemon, Marjoram, Neroli, Niaouli, Sweet Orange, Palmarosa, Patchouli, Rosemary, Tea Tree, Red Thyme, Vetiver, and Ylang Ylang.
Historical Background of Organic Lemongrass Essential Oil
Lemongrass essential oil comes from the leaves/blades of a perennial grass, “Cymbopogon Flexuosus”. The grass belongs to the genus “Cymbopogon” (lemongrasses). It is indigenous to Burma, Thailand, Sri Lanka, Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos, and India. People also call it Cochin grass, Malabar grass, and East-Indian lemongrass.
After sourcing freshly cut leaves of the Indian Cymbopogon Flexuosus, we pass them through steam distillation process and obtain “Organic Lemongrass essential oil,” which has an aromatic profile of fresh, grassy, lemon-like, and herbaceous odor and yellow, transparent color.
Ancient Uses of Organic Lemongrass Essential Oil
Read the literature of 11th century B.C., and you’ll find that people of that time cultivated lemongrass for a variety of culinary and medicinal uses. People commonly used the leaves and the essential oil of lemongrass for repelling insects, especially mosquitos. Moreover, people who were the victim of anxiety or had a weak immune system consumed lemongrass tea, which contained lemongrass leaves or its essential oil.
Modern Uses of Organic Lemongrass Essential Oil
The development of scientific researches on Organic Lemongrass essential oil and its uses are directly proportional to each other. An increase in the former is causing an increase in the latter. Organic Lemongrass essential oil has such an uplifting aroma that it may reduce stress, anxiety, and hypertension and promote relaxation as a consequence. Many people opine that using Organic Lemongrass essential oil in bath water helps maintain both body and mind. Organic Lemongrass essential oil may contribute to reducing the oily look of the skin and removing acne.
Additionally, the oil is believed to be useful for promoting good digestion, so, many people add the oil into their meals or drinks for this purpose. After a full day of a challenging and hard work schedule, diffusing Organic Lemongrass essential oil may help recover from physical and mental exhaustion. The oil can also aid in reducing muscular aches and pains. Last but not least, today, many insect/mosquito repellent manufacturers add Organic Lemongrass essential oil to their products as it is believed to be beneficial for repelling mosquitoes.
Disclaimer: These statements (and all statements herein) have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. Essential Oils sold by VINEVIDA are to be used for cosmetic purposes only. They are not intended to diagnose, treat, mitigate, cure, or prevent a disease or ailment. Research citations are added merely to support the claims to a certain extent. VINEVIDA makes no representation to the comprehensiveness or accuracy of the published information. Read our DISCLAIMER for further details.
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.