Our lemongrass essential oil is steam distilled from fields of rich, green grasses cultivated in India. Lemongrass is a fast-growing, tall, aromatic, perennial grass which grows up to 1.5m high.
We need 30 kg of the grass to receive 1 kg of essential oil.
Lemongrass is wonderfully rich and pungent oil that energizes the mind and body. It has been used in many Eastern cultures for thousands of years as an accompaniment to meditation and prayer. Lemongrass essential oil is used extensively in India and Pakistan as a medicine for infectious illness and fevers and it also acts as an insecticide.
Lemongrass is a refreshing, uplifting, calming and restorative oil and can be used for sports massage to relieve aches and pains.
The natural toning action of Lemongrass Essential Oil is good for reducing open pores and also helps to rebalance overactive sebaceous glands, making it perfect for normalizing oily skin.
It can be used effectively as an air-freshener in a vaporizer or as a natural deodorant, and is a highly effective insect repellent.
Lemongrass makes a beautiful room freshener and deodorant especially when combined with floral oils such as Geranium.
Used in a natural shampoo base, Lemongrass Oil stimulates hair follicles and encourages regrowth for those in the early stages of hair loss.
May irritate skin and mucous membranes, use at 0.7% maximum. Use caution for young children.
The suggested shelf life is 4 years.
Part used for production
Citral, Geraniol, Limonene, Linalool, Citronellol, Eugenol.
A herbaceous lemony aroma with green, lush notes.