Lemongrass – Essential Oil
Lemongrass fresh, citrusy, grassy aroma. It can help aid in toning the body and tissues and relieve muscle pain by making them supple when used in massage. It also helps with correcting poor blood circulation and is also deodorizing. Lemongrass is included in many insect repellent formulations as it helps repel insects and can be used to keep pets clean of fleas, ticks, and lice. It can also be used as a skin tonic for clearing oily skin, acne, athlete’s foot, and other issues caused by perspiration.
Aroma: Fresh, citrus-y, grassy
Origin: South East Asia
Note Classification: Middle
Extraction Method: Steam Distilled
Parts Used: Leaves
Blends well with: Basil, Bergamot, Black Pepper, Cedarwood, Clary Sage, Coriander, Cypress, Fennel, Geranium, Ginger, Grapefruit, Jasmine, Juniper Berry, Lavender, Lemon, Myrtle, Palmarosa, Patchouli, Rosemary, Sweet Marjoram, Sweet Orange, Tea Tree, Thyme, Vetiver, Yarrow, Ylang Ylang
Cautions: Never use essential oils undiluted or in eyes or mucus membranes. Do not take internally unless working with a qualified and expert practitioner. Keep away from children and pets. If applying an essential oil to the skin, always dilute and perform a small patch test to an insensitive part of the body.
This information is for educational purposes only. It has not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration and is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.