Lemongrass (Cymbopogon citratus) – Essential Oil


SKU: 15136

Lemongrass is native to Sri Lanka and South India, and is cultivated in the tropical parts of America and Asia. Although Lemongrass has been used in herbalism for thousands of years as an essential oil it is only the last 45 years or so that it has become popular. Lemongrass Essential Oil may be useful as an anti-Inflammatory and anti-fungal aid.

Lemongrass essential oil is used in aromatherapy to help relieve stress, anxiety, and depression. Can also help to repel insects. Its strong, lemony aroma is a beneficial addition in blends designed to freshen the air, clear the body and mind and support a positive disposition. Just add 3 or 4 drops to your diffuser.

Lemongrass essential oil strengthens connective tissue, tones the skin, normalizes overactive sebaceous glands and reduces open pores making it perfect for balancing oily skin and clearing acne.  Add 3 or 4 drops to your favourite skin care products. Lemongrass  essential  possess a potent anti-fungal action, which makes it making it ideal for athlete’s foot and candida. You can add a few drops to your foot bath or add to coconut oil to apply topically.

Blends well with: Basil, Bergamot, Black Pepper, Cedarwood, Cardamom, Lavender, Lemon, Orange, Rosemary, Spearmint and Ylang Ylang.

How to use:

  • Add 3 or 4 drops to a diffuser to help repel insects, freshen the air, or to help relieve stress, anxiety, and depression.
  • For athlete’s foot and candida, add a few drops to your foot bath or add to a carrier oil and apply topically.
  • For balancing oily skin and to clear acne, add a few drops to your skin elixir or Jojoba Oil.

Cautions & contraindications: 

External use only. Do not use undiluted. Avoid eye area and if epileptic or pregnant. Information provided does not substitute for professional advice and care.


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