Lemongrass has antiseptic, antibacterial, deodorising and stimulating properties. Lemongrass essential oil is a stimulating tonic for the skin and excellent for revitalising and energising tired bodies and minds. Lemongrass essential oil enlivens the senses and focuses the mind. Lemongrass essential oil is an excellent insect repellent. It has a fresh, lemony-citrus and grass-like aroma.
Our lemongrass is of East Indian origin and is extracted by steam distillation from the fresh and partly dried leaves (grass).
Lemongrass is a member of the Poaceae (Gramineae) family and is also known as andropogon citrates, andropogon. schoenathus, cymbopogon citratus and cymbopogon flexuosus.
Lemongrass essential oil blends well with geranium, bergamot, lemon, orange, lime and grapefruit.
Safety: Lemongrass essential oil is non-toxic. It may cause possible dermal irritation and/or sensitisation in some individuals.