Lemongrass is a perennial grass with numerous stiff stems. The essential oil is extracted by steam distillation of the fresh or partly dried leaves. This lemongrass essential oil is unadulterated and 100% pure.
INCI: Cymbopogon citratus
ESSENCE: Cool and refreshing, lemongrass is a middle to top note and is considered a sedating oil.
EFFECTS: Lemongrass essential oil is good for stress-related disorders, depression, jet lag and nervous exhaustion. Promotes focus and concentration.
THERAPY: Lemongrass has good antiseptic properties and is excellent in a vaporizer to disinfect the air. It is also bactericidal, fungicidal and insecticidal, making it useful for colds, flu, athlete's foot, candida, acne, and also as a natural insect repellent. It is often recommended as a skin tonic and is used in cleansing lotions and creams.
PRECAUTIONS: May irritate sensitive skin.