The fleshy white base of the steams of lemongrass is widely used in Southeast Asian cookery. The leaves themselves are tough and virtually inedible, but it is from those leaves, with their strong, fresh lemony fragrance when crushed and bruised, that the essential oil is distilled. It is used extensively in the flavour and fragrance industries.
Cleansing, calming, clarity, purifying, stimulating and protecting
Insect repellent; add in the blend to treat athlete’s foot; strengthens the body system; stimulates circulation; easing muscular aches and aching feet; reduce stress and calms the nervous system
Lemongrass oil is a refreshing, cleansing and stimulating tonic for the skin and also very powerful purifying properties for skin tissues. It is used in deodorants. Added to shampoos, it gives shine to the hairs.
Its pungent and earthy aroma heightens psychic awareness and purifies the mind. It promotes psychic awareness and purification.
Blends Well With:
Cedarwood, geranium, jasmine, lavender, rosemary, tea tree
Dilute Ratio: 20-80
- 1 part essential oil with 4 parts of carrier oil. For age 7 and above, use 1 drop of essential oil to 4 drops of carrier oil.
Apply 1-2 drops on area of concern
Apply on chakras and/or Vita Flex points
Inhale directly or diffuse
Do not use during pregnancy
Can irritate sensitive skin
Lemongrass can pose a drug interaction problem with some analgesic, anticonvulsant and antidepressant medications, some chemotherapy drugs and some forms of estrogen and nicotine in the form of treatments such as patches, as well as reverse-transcriptase inhibitor medications. If you are taking any of these drugs, do not use lemongrass oil; consider using Eucalyptus citriodora instead
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