Botanical Name: Cymbopogon flexuosus
Extraction Method: Steam Distilled
Plant Part: Grass
Perfumery Note: Top
Strength of Aroma: Strong
Aromatic Scent: Lemongrass essential oil has a fresh earthy, citrusy scent.
Blends well with: Pine, Thyme, Lavender, Rosemary, Marjoram, Cedarwood and Lemon.
Common Uses: Lemongrass essential oil is known for its invigorating and antiseptic properties. It can be used in facial toners as its astringent properties help fight acne and greasy skin. An excellent anti-depressant, Lemongrass essential oil tones and fortifies the nervous system and can be used in bath for soothing muscular nerves and pain. Lemongrass shares similar properties with citronella and has a great reputation for keeping insects away.
Suggested Uses: Add a few drops of Lemongrass essential oil to your facial toner to help with acne. Also can be added to a warm bath to help with pain and sooth achy muscles.
Cautions: Possible drug interactions. Best avoided when pregnant or nursing. Should not be used with children under 2 years of age. Can cause hypersensitivity. We recommend a dilution of .6% for topical applications.