Lemongrass Essential Oil
Botanical Name: Cymbogon Flexuosus
Plant Part: Leaves
Extraction Method: Steam distilled
Color: Yellow to brownish yellow
Strength of Aroma: Strong
Blends well with: Cedarwood, Cinnamon Leaf, Clove Bud, Frankincense, Hyssop, Jasmine, Lavender, Lemon, Marjoram, Sweet, Orange, Sweet, Pine, Rosemary and Thyme, White.
Aromatic Scent: Fresh, earthy, citrusy, spicy, complex, slightly understated, playful and innocent.
Practical uses: Use a few drops in an oil burner to energize the body and mind, calm anxiety, and repel mosquitos and other pests. Lemongrass oil may be blended with massage or bath oil for an experience that is both energizing and relaxing, not to mention supportive of the immune system. Furthermore, lemongrass relieves muscular soreness and discomfort. Mixed with skin creams and lotions, Lemongrass lessens the appearance of cellulite, and clears up blemished skin. Its antiseptic properties make it useful in treating athlete’s foot and other dermal conditions.
Description: Lemongrass is a fast growing, tall, aromatic perennial grass that grows up to 1.5 metres (4 feet) in height. It is native to Asia, but is now cultivated mostly in the West Indies, Africa, and Tropical Asia.Cymbopogon (lemongrass) is a genus of about 55 species of grasses, (of which the type species is Cymbopogon citratus [a natural and soft tea Anxiolytic]) native to warm temperate and tropical regions of the Old World and Oceania. It is a tall perennial grass. Common names include lemon grass, lemongrass, barbed wire grass, silky heads, citronella grass,cha de Dartigalongue, fever grass, tanglad, hierba Luisa or gavati chaha amongst many others.
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