Lemongrass - (Cymbopogan Citratus)
Lemon grass is a fragrant tropical grass, closely related to Palmarosa and Citronella. It is also known as melissa grass, fever grass, geranium grass.
The essential oil:
The oil is yellowish brown with a light tinge of red and has very pronounced lemon odour and flavors.
The principal constituents are citral (75%), citronellol, geraniol, linalool, nerol.
Vasodilation (increasing the size of vessels), improves blood circulation
- digestive stimulant
- Tonic for Tissue
autonomic dystonia (abnormal rigidity of the automatic functions of the body), muscle weakness
colic, flatulence, dyspepsia
Disease of the arteries (arteritis)
Gale, infectious diseases (cholera, tropical fevers)
Massage in synergy with essential oils of True Lavender and Marjoram (or Neroli) in a vegetable oil, for relaxing the nervous system.
Local application in synergy with essential oils of Chamomile or Lavender to fight against sinusitis
2 drops of Lemongrass, Chamomile and Lavender or Lemongrass, Pine, Lavender and Eucalyptus 3 to 5 drops in a bowl of boiling water in massage diluted in vegetable oil
In diffusion with peppermint to remove odors
10 drops Lavender EO+ 5 drops Lemongrass EO + 5 drops Neroli EO. Massage into the solar plexus and wrists.
Possible occurrence of allergic reaction. Always use diluted or mixed with other essential oils.
Keep out of reach of children. Some oils are prohibited to pregnant women and children. Keep away from flame.