Lemongrass Oil

Cymbopogon flexuosus
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£6.00 GBP
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Description
A potent purifying essential oil with a refreshing lemony, herbal aroma! Lemongrass oil contains high quantities of geranial and neral—together known as “citral.” Citral makes lemongrass a powerful choice for cleaning the whole house. Use it for areas where germs and fungi like to gather, such as the shower stall. While lemongrass’s aroma is calming, citral can irritate the skin, so dilute this oil well for topical blends. Our wildcrafted lemongrass essential oil is steam distilled from fields of rich, green grasses cultivated in the rural countryside of Nepal or India.
Suggested Uses

Purify - Germs

Clean the tub, tile, and sink with a lemongrass oil spray. (Is there anything more relaxing than a fresh, clean room?

Relieve - Soreness

For a sore, tender ankle, make a soothing recovery blend with just a drop or two of lemongrass in Trauma Oil.

Relax - Stress

When your mind is running in circles, make a room spray with lemongrass essential oil. It can calm worries and help you relax.

Product Properties
Country

India

Plant Part

Grass

Cultivation

Wildcrafted

Chemical Families

Aldehydes

Botanical Families

Poaceae

Extraction Method

Steam Distilled

Therapeutic Properties

Analgesic

Antifungal

Anti-inflammatory

Antidepressant

Antimicrobial

Notes

Middle-top

Aromas

Herbaceous

Lemony

Safety & Shelf Life

Shelf Life

4 years

Safety & Warnings

According toEssential Oil Safety by Tisserand and Young (second edition), this oil may irritate skin and mucous membranes, use at 0.7% maximum. May be skin sensitizing (try using oils high in d-limonene or alpha-pinene to help). Use caution for young children. It is also suggested the use of citral be restricted to 0.5% maximum on the skin during pregnancy. Oils containing citral should be avoided with antidepressants (specifically Bupropion) that inhibits CYP2B6 enzyme.Oils high in Citral are known to be a mucous membrane irritant.

GCMS Data

All essential oils at Aromatics International are GC/MS tested. This ensures that we sell oils with the highest possible integrity for therapeutic use. Learn more about GC/MS reports here.

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