The aroma is so lemony, fresh, invigorating and uplifting,
If you're looking to work with an essential oil that has an intensely strong lemon aroma, Lemongrass Essential Oil is for you. It's a beautiful essential oil to work with if you are looking for an essential oil that can help give you an emotional boost when life is challenging. It's wonderful to include in blends for use when you are emotionally or physically lethargic or when you need help focusing.
Although cold pressed Lemon Essential Oil is phototoxic, steam distilled Lemongrass Essential Oil is not phototoxic. However, Lemongrass Essential Oil is abundant in citral (geranial and neral). It can pose a significant risk of skin sensitization when used over 0.7% in topical applications. A little goes a very long way in topical formulations.
Lemongrass Essential Oil can be helpful when carefully used in very-very low dilution by those that are challenged with acne-prone skin.
Aromatically, Lemongrass Essential Oil blends well with essential oils in the citrus, wood, mint and herbaceous families. Like Geranium Essential Oil and Peppermint Essential Oil, Lemongrass Essential Oil can easily overpower a blend, so use it minimally at first.
For Mind and Spirit, Robbie Zeck shares this about Lemongrass Essential Oil: "The intense, radiant energy of Lemongrass inspires expansion on all levels. Whenever there is a sense of restriction or limitation in life, Lemongrass lifts the spirits and gets things moving again." [Robbi Zeck, ND, The Blossoming Heart: Aromatherapy for Healing and Transformation (Victoria, Australia: Aroma Tours, 2008), 92.]
West Indian: Cymbopogon citratus
East Indian: Cymbopogon flexuosus
Common Method of Extraction
Plant Part Typically Used
Pale Yellow to Vivid Yellow
Strength of Initial Aroma
Lemongrass Essential Oil smells fresh, lemony and slightly herbaceous.
Lemongrass Essential Oil Uses
- Muscular Aches And Pains
- Gastrointestinal Disorders
- Physical And Mental Exhaustion
- Insect Repellent
Ancient Wisdom Lemongrass Aromatherapy Essential Oils -10ml
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