This organically grown Lemongrass essential oil is steam distilled from fields of rich, green grasses cultivated in the rural countryside of Nepal. Using lemongrass essential oil in blends formulated to help purify and reduce the presence of unwanted bacteria, microbes, or fungus is well loved.
The spicy green grasses of the Cymbopogon citratus plant create an herbaceous, lemony essential oil. In addition to helping reduce unwanted bacteria, microbes, or fungus, lemongrass essential oil is also known to help manage minor pain and inflammation, work to ease situational depression, and help support healthy digestion.
Emotionally and energetically, lemongrass essential oil can invite comfort difficult emotional transitions. It also uplifts and relaxes, assisting in both reducing fatigue and energizing the mind.
Botanical Name: Cymbopogon citratus
Bontanical Family: Poaceae
Cultivation: Organically grown
Country of Origin: Nepal
Extraction Method: Steam distilled
Plant Part: Grass
Odor: Herbaceous, Lemony
Shelf Life: 4 years after distillation
Therapeutic Properties: Airborne antimicrobial, Analgesic, Anti-inflammatory, Antidepressant, Antifungal, Antimicrobial, Antiviral, Cooling
Safety: May irritate skin and mucous membranes, use at 0.7% maximum. May be skin sensitizing (try using oils high in d-limonene or alpha-pinene to help). Use caution for young children. Suggested use to be 0.5% maximum on the skin during pregnancy due to citral which could affect fetal development in high topical doses. Oils containing citral should be avoided with antidepressants (specifically Bupropion) that inhibits CYP2B6 enzyme. This risk is considered “theoretical” based on the research.
81.34% – Aldehydes
3.50% – Monoterpenols
3.17% – Monoterpenes
A Full GC/MS report is available upon request