Botanical Name: Cymbopogon flexuosus
Plant Part: Leaves
Extraction Method: Steam Distilled
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.
Color: Yellow to brownish yellow liquid.
Common Uses: Lemongrass Essential Oil is known for its invigorating and cleansing properties. It can be used in facial toners as its astringent properties
may assist in reducing the look of oily or greasy skin. With its uplifting aroma
Lemongrass Essential Oil strengthens the senses and can be soothing when used
in the bath.
Strength of Aroma: Strong
Blends well with: Pine, Thyme, Lavender, Rosemary, Marjoram, Cedarwood and Lemon.
Aromatic Scent: Lemongrass Essential Oil has a fresh, earthy citrus scent.
History: Used in traditional Indian medicine to treat fever.
Cautions: Avoid in glaucoma and with children. Use caution in prostatic hyperplasia and with skin hypersensitivity or damaged skin. Avoid use during pregnancy.