Botanical Name: Cymbopogon citratus
Country of Origin: Haiti
Extraction Method: Certified Organic Steam Distilled
Distillation Date: Nov 2018
Minimum Shelf Life: 4 years
Plant Part: Leaf
Perfume Note: Top
Aroma: Clean, earthy, fresh & lemony
Blends well with: Bergamot, Black Pepper, Cedarwood, Clary Sage, Cypress, Geranium, Ginger, Grapefruit Pink, Lavender, Orange Sweet, Patchouli, Rosemary, Tea Tree, Ylang Ylang III
Our new Lemongrass citratus (High Myrcene) essential oil from Haiti is an excellent antiviral, antibacterial and analgesic. The aroma is very fresh smelling and known to uplift and balance the emotions. Lemongrass citratus is not only a popular feel-good essential oil, but is said to be highly effective when diffused against pathogens in the air. You may use Lemongrass essential oil in a diffuser to instantly release its molecules into the air.
Because of the high Myrcene content of this Lemongrass citratus oil it is said to be an excellent pain reliever, particularly with muscle and joint pain associated with conditions of tendonitis as well as arthritis.
Lemongrass essential oil is known to normalize high blood pressure, relieve stress or nervous problems, and clears headaches. It is a good skin oil to tone and open blocked pores, is helpful with cellulite, and on the feet for odors and fungus. For skin application it is recommended to use 0.5-0.7% dilution. Please refer to our blending chart
for assistance with calculating dilutions.
Lemongrass essential oil is also a beneficial ingredient for blending an insect repellent.
Batch specific GC/MS analysis for this essential oil is available by clicking on the green tab above.
Aromatherapy use: acne, athlete's foot, antifungal, excessive perspiration, insect repellent, open pores, pediculosis, scabies, tissue toner, muscular pain, poor circulation and muscle tone, slack tissue, cellulite, colitis, indigestion, gastroenteritis, headaches, nervous exhaustion, stress related conditions, fevers, anti-depressant, astringent, insecticide
General use: Oil diffusers, potpourri, as a blending ingredient for adding pure essential oil essence to massage oil, perfume, bath oil, bath salt, bath and shower gels, spa treatment oils and creams, soap making, candle making
Contraindications: Must be diluted for skin application. Non-toxic, although possible skin irritation and/or sensitization may occur in some individuals.