Oil Name: Lemongrass Essential Oil
Botanical Name: Cymbopogon citratus
Lemongrass essential oil has a lemony, sweet smell. Its colour ranges from dark yellow to amber and reddish. It has a watery consistency.
Lemongrass originated in India and is extracted from the fresh or partly dried leaves by steam distillation.
Essential or Carrier Oil?
Myrcene, citronellal, geranyl acetate, nerol, geraniol, neral and traces of limonene and citral.
Analgesic, Antidepressant, Antimicrobial, Antiseptic, Astringent, Bactericidal, Carminative, Deodorant, Diuretic, Febrifuge, Fungicide, Galactogogue, Insecticide, Nervine, Nervous Relaxant, Sedative, Tonic
Circulation Problems, Colic, Headaches, Indigestion, Muscular Aches and Pains, Nervous Exhaustion, Nervous Tension, Respiration, Sore Throat, Stress, Tension
Irritant to Sensitive Skin, Pregnancy: Not suitable for pregnant mothers
Detail of Warnings
Avoid in glaucoma and with children.
Use caution in prostatic hyperplasia and with skin hypersensitivity or damaged skin.
Avoid during pregnancy.
Compatible Combination Oils
Basil, Cedarwood, Coriander, Geranium, Jasmine, Lavender, Tea TreeTags: lemongrass essential oils