EC Number: 289-752-0
Description and usage: Made by steam distillation of lemongrass leaves. It has a light yellow color and a strong, lemony and herbaceous scent. Lemongrass is known for its invigorating properties. It can be used in facial toners as its astringent properties help fight acne and greasy skin. An excellent anti-depressant, Lemongrass tones and fortifies the nervous system and can be used in bath for soothing muscular nerves and pain.
Blends well with: bergamot, lime, angelica root, orange, mandarin, petit grain, neroli, grapefruit, geranium, Melissa, frankincense, basil, palma rosa, clove, ginger, eucalyptus, cardamom, coriander, patchouli, rosemary, myrrh, lavender, vetiver, clary sage, lemon and jasmine.
Interesting facts: Lemongrass is a fast growing, tall, aromatic perennial grass that grows up to 1.5 meters in height. It is native to Asia, but is now cultivated mostly in the West Indies, Africa, and Tropical Asia. Traditional Indian medicine has used Lemongrass Essential Oil to treat infectious illness and fever.
Warnings: Read the label carefully and follow the instructions for use. For external use only, not for ingestion. Do not use undiluted. Avoid during pregnancy. Avoid in glaucoma and with children. Use caution in prostatic hyperplasia and with skin hypersensitivity or damaged skin.
It is recommended that this essential oil be stored in dark amber, blue or green glass bottles since it has been found to dissolve aluminum bottles.
Ingredients: Cympopogon Citratus