The fresh, grassy and citrus scent of lemongrass enlivens the senses. It is revitalising, purifying and uplifting.
Botanical name: Cymbopogon flexuosus
Method of extraction: Steam distillation
Description: A yellow or amber coloured viscous liquid with a very strong, fresh, grassy, herbaceous and citrus aroma.
Major constituents: A typical chemical composition of Lemongrass Essential Oil:
myrcene 0.21%, limonene 7.77%, linalool (traces), citronellal (0.25%), citral (79.1%), geranyl acetate (0.85%), nerol (0.33%), geraniol (1.95%), neral, geranial, borneol.
Emotions: The fresh zesty scent of lemongrass enlivens your senses. It is revitalising and motivating.
Directions: Adults: Add 5 drops to an oil vaporiser or 2 drops to every 10ml carrier oil. Children: Half the adult dose.
Safety: Lemongrass oil is non-toxic, non-irritant but possibly irritating and sensitising to some individuals.