Invigorating and stimulating, smells fresh, lemony and herbaceous.
Botanical name: Cymbopogon citratus
Common name: Cochin Grass, or Malabar Grass, barbed wire grass, silky head, Lemongrass, Cymbopogon flexuosus
Plant part: Leaves
Extraction method: Steam distilled
Aroma: fresh, lemony and herbaceous
Can be used as an insect repellent
Common uses for essential oils
- Cosmetics (soaps, balms, creams, lotions etc.)
- Aromatherapy (diffuser, vaporiser, burner, potpourri etc.)
- Household (laundry, housecleaning and room refreshing)
Avoid using essential oils during pregnancy unless you are under the supervision of a qualified practitioner.
As with all essential oils, never use them undiluted on mucus membranes and if applying an essential oil to your skin always perform a patch test (1% ratio) for topical use
Essential oils are perfect for diffusing.
Keep away from children.