Lemongrass is a versatile tropical grass, used in medicinal preparations and cookery throughout Asia. In traditional Chinese Medicine, Lemongrass is used to treat headaches, colds, stomach pains and rheumatism. In India, the essential oil is used to help fevers and other infectious diseases and is also an effective insect repellent.
In the practice of aromatherapy, Lemongrass essential oil can be used in a diffuser, as a topical treatment or in a massage blend. The cheering and uplifting fragrance will have an instant, positive impact on mood and helps to lift the spirit.
Lemongrass can help to tone and invigorate the body after exercise or heavy physical activity. When travelling, Lemongrass can be vaporised to repel biting insects, and when applied to the skin in a body massage blend, it can help protect against stings.
- Organic Lemongrass Pure Essential Oil 9 ml
- Sharp, zesty and lively
- Sweet fruity aroma to invigorate the senses
- Free from artificial fragrances and parabens
- Not tested on animals.
Distilled from the grass grown in India, lemongrass is a sharp, zesty and lively oil with a sweet fruity aroma. Ideal for vaporisation to freshen a room and invigorate the senses.
Directions for Use
Massage: Dilute the essential oil first. To do this mix up 5 drops of pure essential oil, or blend of oils per 10ml (1 tablespoon) of vegetable oil or lotion blending base. Bathing: Add 3-5 drops of essential oil, or blends of oil the agitate the water.
Lemongrass is a powerful essential oil; do not exceed the stated drops in blends. It is best avoided in individuals with eczema or highly allergy-prone skin. Avoid contact with sensitive areas, such as eyes. Keep out of reach of children. Do not use this essential oil on children under 10 years old. Consult your healthcare professional before using essential oils during pregnancy. Best kept in a cool, dry place. Naturally occurring allergens: Citral, Linalool.
100% Cymbopogon citratus (lemongrass) leaf oil.