Botany: Lemongrass is a perennial grass with aromatic leaves and is part of the Poaceae botanical family. Lemongrass essential oil is distilled from the leaves and woody stalks of the lemongrass plant.
Scent Profile: Top to mid note with a strong and lemony scent.
Can be used as a mosquito repellant
Combats sluggish circulation and varicose veins
Supports a compromised immune system and lymphatic drainage
Pain relief for muscular and joint aches and pains. Also, relieves muscle weakness
Soothing for respiratory infections
Minimizes oily skin and excessive sweating
Helps to deal with fatigue, nervous exhaustion, and grief
Blends well with: Cedarwood, Cypress, Geranium, Ginger, Lavender, May Chang, Palmarosa, Patchouli, Peppermint, and Ylang Ylang.
Oral use is cautioned for individuals on diabetes medication or who are pregnant.
Cautions (all routes): Drugs metabolized by CYP2B6.
Cautions (dermal): Hypersensitive, diseased or damaging skin, children under 2 years of age.
Lemongrass may exhibit skin sensitization actions, it is recommended to dilute it in a carrier oil for application to the skin.
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