Botanical Name: Cymbopogon Citratus
Country of Origin: Thailand
Extraction Method: Steam distillation of fresh or partly dried leaves
Scent Profile: Lemongrass has a very clean, crisp aroma, with a distinct citrusy lemon feel with a touch of botanical grasses.
Perfumery Note: Top
When used in a diffuser, Lemongrass gives off a citrusy scent can help to uplift fatigued minds and energize the body.
|Stimulate blood circulation||Tightens and tone the skin|
|Natural insect repellent||Treats inflammation|
|Reduces fever, coughs and flu symptoms||Relieves muscle aches|
|Alleviate headaches||Detoxify the body of toxins|
Tightens pores:Lemongrass helps in strengthening the skin tissues and toning up the pores while sterilizing them. It is an effective cleanser for oils or acne-prone skin.
Promotes Hair Growth: Lemongrass is believed to strengthen hair follicles, which is essential for preventing hair loss. It is combined often with rosemary and lavender to help treat hair.
- In a nebuliser
- In an oil burner
- In baths or inhalation
Lemongrass blends well with Ginger to give an added boost to the circulatory system. Other oils that are suitable to blend with Lemongrass are Eucalyptus, Geranium and Lavender.
Although considered safe, the topical use of Lemongrass or ingestion of Lemongrass can result in allergic reactions in some people.