Lemongrass essential oil

LEMONGRASS ORGANIC

Lemongrass essential oil

Cymbopogon flexuosus

Botanical



The lemongrass belongs to the Poaceae family. It is a tropical perennial herb measuring around 1.50 m tall. Its root system is very dense, its pale green or bluish leaves are particularly rough and sharp. It is because of its high citral content that lemongrass has such a characteristic lemony scent. It is sometimes found under other names: Indian lemon grass, Indian verbena, exotic verbena, Indian lemon grass.

Origin and history

The lemongrass belongs to the Poaceae family. It is a tropical perennial herb measuring around 1.50 m tall. Its root system is very dense, its pale green or bluish leaves are particularly rough and sharp. It is because of its high citral content that lemongrass has such a characteristic lemony scent. It is sometimes found under other names: Indian lemon grass, Indian verbena, exotic verbena, Indian lemon grass.

Organoleptic properties

Appearance: liquid

Color: yellow or pale green

Odor: lemony, harsh, herbaceous

Distilled parts: Aerial parts

Country of production: Madagascar

Density: 0.888 - 0.898

Chemotype / composition

Main biochemical constituents or chemotype: Geranial, neral.

Allergenic molecules naturally present in this essential oil: Citral, Citronellol, Eugenol, Geraniol, Limonene, Linalool.

Certain natural compounds contained in this essential oil may present an allergy risk in some people. To measure your tolerance, always do an application test in the crease of the elbow before using in your mixes.

Properties

The essential oil of organic lemongrass is:

Indications

Stimulating the immune system, the essential oil of organic lemongrass is recommended in colds as well as preventive and curative.

Indian verbena is a very good anti-cellulite and anti-stretch mark to combine with Cedar, Lemon and Cypress for an effective slimming treatment. It is also a very good calming agent for the nervous system.

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Modes of use

Consult a physician before any therapeutic use or oral treatment.

Oral route:

2 drops of organic lemongrass essential oil, 2 times a day with a little honey, syrup or on a pastille, to improve digestion.

On the skin :

30 drops of organic lemongrass essential oil + 20 ml of organic sesame vegetable oil, for "saddlebags" in tonic local massage.

In diffusion:

In atmospheric diffusion, the essential oil of lemongrass is effective in the event of influenza, in times of infectious diseases. It is also a very good repellent against mosquitoes and other insects.

Cellulite: Pink Geranium

Energy value and synergy

In energy aromatherapy, the essential oil of lemongrass is associated with the solar chakra "Manipura", the 3rd chakra. Its color is golden yellow, its element is fire.

Lemongrass essential oil dispels fears, fights negative emotions, it drives out "parasites" from the mind and refocuses you on the path of Wisdom.

Synergy: Juniper

Precaution for use

Flammable. Oral use on medical advice. Keep out of the reach of children. Avoid contact with eyes. Not recommended for children under 3 and pregnant or breastfeeding women. Do not apply to the skin before sun exposure. Food use possible. Do not use pure on the skin.

Important

The information given on essential oils through this website is provided for informational purposes. They can in no way replace the advice given by a doctor. For any therapeutic use or if you want more information about essential oils, please consult a doctor.

 

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