Description & extraction:
lemongrass oil has a lemony, sweet smell and is dark yellow to amber and
reddish in color, with a watery viscosity. It is a fresh smelling oil that
can be used with success for fighting jet lag, cellulite, revitalizing a
tired body and mind, as well as keeping the family pet free of fleas and
it is extracted from cymbopogon citratus (also known as andropogon
citratus, a. Schoenathus - west indian, madagascar or guatemala lemongrass;
andropogon flexuosus, cymbopogon flexuosus - east indian, cochin, british
india or native lemongrass), of the poaceae family. Lemongrass oil is
extracted from the fresh or partly dried leaves by steam distillation.
Blends well with:
lemongrass essential oils blend well with one another, lemongrass oil
blends particularly well with basil, cedarwood, coriander, geranium,
jasmine, lavender and tea tree.
the main chemical components of lemongrass oil are myrcene, citronellal,
geranyl acetate, nerol, geraniol, neral and traces of limonene and citral.
Lemongrass oil is analgesic, anti-depressant, antimicrobial. antipyretic,
antiseptic, astringent, bactericidal, carminative, deodorant, diuretic,
febrifuge, fungicidal, galactagogue, insecticidal, nervine, nervous system
sedative and tonic.
Uses & Precautions:
- Lemongrass oil revitalizes the body and relieves the symptoms of
jetlag, clears headaches and helps to combat nervous exhaustion and
- It is a great overall tonic for the body and it boosts the
parasympathetic nervous system, which is a boon when recovering from
illness, as it also stimulates glandular secretions.
- It is useful with respiratory infections such as sore throats,
laryngitis and fever and helps prevent spreading of infectious diseases.
It is helpful with colitis, indigestion and gastro-enteritis.
- Lemongrass oil helps tone the muscles and tissue, relieves muscle
pains by making the muscle more supple. It helps with correcting poor
circulation and as an insect repellant. It helps to keep pets clean of
fleas, ticks and lice.
- Lemongrass oil can irritate a sensitive skin, so care should be
taken. It should be avoided in pregnancy, due to it being a possible
Lemongrass oil has great benefits as a muscle and skin toner, and
revitalizes the body and mind, helps with infections and keeps the family
pet flea and tick free and smelling nice.
Burners and vaporizers
In vapor therapy, Lemongrass oil can be used for nervousness and as an
insect repellant. It is also great to revive the mind when feeling lethargic
and to energize as well as relieving fatigue.
Blended massage oil or in the bath
Lemongrass oil can be used in blended massage oil or diluted in the bath to
assist with cellulite, digestive problems, as a diuretic, for infections,
nervousness, for over exerted ligaments and as a general tonic.
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||Lemon Grass Oil
||LG - 2810/2010
||Light Yellow to Pale Yellow with reflection of Reddish Brown colour
||The odour is strong, sharp, pungent & fresh-grassy Lemon type,
Herbaceous or Tea like odour.
||Cymbopogon Flexuosus, Cymbopogon Citratus (FAM: Gramineae)
||0.894 -0.924 (0.910)
||1.4830 - 1.4890 (o.14878)
||-3° To +1° (-0.6)
||Citral 70% + by GC