Lemongrass Essential Oil

Botanical Name:
Cymbopogon citratus
Country of Origin:
India
Distillation Method:
Steam
Cultivation:
Certified Organic
Overall Profile
Aldehydes
51.26%
Monoterpenols
41.61%
Esters
4.52%
Primary Constituents
geranial
47.99%
beta citral
35.84%
geranyl acetate
4.12%
nerol
2.46%
linalool
1.27%
  • 16oz -
    $87.07
  • 1Kg -
    $145.00
  • Sample -
    $0.99
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Wholesale Certified Organic Lemongrass Essential Oil

100% pure Lemongrass essential oil steam distilled from the leaves of Lemongrass leaves, Certified Organically grown in India. This is a very fine Lemongrass with a bright, fresh aroma, and exceptional therapeutic properties. The citral type has the classic lemongrass aroma and diverse therapeutic activity. Our Lemongrass Essential Oil is available from sample size up to 1 kg or more.

ABOUT THE PLANT

Also known as 'France Indian Verbena', Lemongrass is a fast growing, tall, aromatic perennial grass that grows up to 1.5 meters (4 feet) in height. It is native to the continent of Asia, but is now cultivated mostly in the West Indies, Africa, and Tropical Asia.

ABOUT THE OIL

This pale yellow-green, low viscosity essential oil is steam distilled from Lemongrass blades Certified Organically grown in India.

Aromatherapy Notes

This essential oil is distilled from Lemongrass leaves is a yellow liquid with a deep, grassy-lemon citrus aroma with a slightly sweet balsamic, musky and earthy undertone. This oil would most suitably blend with: Pine, Thyme, Lavender, Rosemary, Marjoram, Cedarwood and Lemon oils.

Therapeutic Properties

Therapeutic Properties Described in The Aromatherapy Literature

From The Complete Guide to Aromatherapy1:

  • Analgesic, Antidepressant, Astringent, Deodorant, Tonic
  • Excellent natural insect repellant
  • “secret aid for people who have trouble starting in the morning”

From The Aromatherapy Bible: The Definitive Guide to Using Essential Oils2:

  • Cooling, refreshing, and stimulating
  • Sprinkle a few drops in the shower for a wonderful morning burst of energy
  • Aids focus and clarity – great to use during meditation or studying

Application and Use

Safety

Although considered non-toxic, topical use of Lemongrass essential oil can cause dermal irritation or sensitization. It should be avoided in cases of glaucoma and with children because of its potency. Use caution in cases of prostatic hyperplasia and with skin hypersensitivity or damaged epidermal areas. Avoid use during pregnancy.

References

1 Battaglia, Salvatore. The Complete Guide to Aromatherapy. International Centre of Holysitc Aromatherapy, 2003.

2 Farrer-Halls, Gill. The Aromatherapy Bible: The Definitive Guide to Using Essential Oils. Sterling Publishing Company, Inc., 2005.