Lemongrass Essential Oil

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Originally used in the culinary industry, lemongrass has been a staple herb throughout history. In aromatherapy, lemongrass essential oil makes a wonderful, natural insect repellent and is also helpful to the digestive and nervous systems.

Name of Oil:  Lemongrass

Latin Binomial:  Cymbopogon flexuosus

Extraction Method:  Steam

Countries of Origin:  South Africa, West India, Guatemala, East India

Scent Profile:  Lemon-like, fresh, herbaceous

Parts used in distillation:  Leaves

Oil Characteristics:  Pale to dark yellow, thin, strong aroma

Cultivation:  Certified Organic

Applications

Used in aromatherapy for the symptomatic relief of:
Muscle aches, acne, digestive concerns, insect repellant, exhaustion, bruises, sprains and astringent.

Used in aromatherapy to help ease emotional symptoms of:
Mental exhaustion.

History

Originally used as a flavouring agent

Chemical Constituents

myrcene, limonene, linalool, citronellal,geranyl acetate, nerol, geranial, neral, geraniol, citronellol

Safety & References

Safety Data:
Avoid using topically in children under 2years of age. Avoid using in baths.

Books Cited:
The Complete Guide to Aromatherapy, 2nd Edition – Salvatore Battaglia
Essential Oil Safety , 2nd Edition – Robert Tisserand and Rodney Young
Aromatherapy – Jennifer Peace Rhind
The Complete Book of Essential Oils & Aromatherapy – Valerie Wormwood
Aromatherapeutic Blending – Jennifer Peace Rhind
The Fragrant Mind – Valerie Wormwood

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Sustainable, recyclabe, and re-fillable packaing is used for all our products.

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Made in British Columbia by a Certified Clinical Aromatherapist

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