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Lemongrass - (Cymbopogan Citratus) back

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.

Properties: Vasodilation (increasing the size of vessels), improves blood circulation
- Anti-inflammatory
- digestive stimulant
- Tonic for Tissue

Directions: autonomic dystonia (abnormal rigidity of the automatic functions of the body), muscle weakness
Digestive problems: colic, flatulence, dyspepsia
Disease of the arteries (arteritis)
Gale, infectious diseases (cholera, tropical fevers)
Disinfection, lice
Excessive sweating
Nervous tension

External Use: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
Inhaled: 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

Synergies: Relaxation: 10 drops Lavender EO+ 5 drops Lemongrass EO + 5 drops Neroli EO. Massage into the solar plexus and wrists.

Specialties: Possible occurrence of allergic reaction. Always use diluted or mixed with other essential oils.

Caution: Keep out of reach of children. Some oils are prohibited to pregnant women and children. Keep away from flame.