Aroma:Light, fresh citrus scent with earthy notes.
Latin Name:Cymbopogon flexuosus
Country of Origin:Nepal
Cultivation Method:Harvested from Wild Growing Plants
Extraction Method:Steam Distilled
Aromatherapy Properties:Refreshing and rejuvenating. Stimulating and balancing. Its aroma inspires and brings fresh energy; clears the mind. Popular skin care ingredient for oily, mature and inflamed skin (in moderation). Also popular in Asian cuisine, and Lemongrass Essential Oil can replace dried Lemongrass in the kitchen, but use very sparingly because the oil is much more concentrated.
Suggested Use:Use a few drops in a diffuser to freshen the aroma climate of your home. Add very sparingly (dilute; measure drops separately) to dishes that you would otherwise prepare with the dried herb.
Add 9 drops of Aromaland's Firming, Theratone or Oily Skin Blends (which contain Lemongrass) to 1oz. of unscented body care to help problem skin.
History:Lemongrass is frequently used to substitute much more expensive Essential Oils, such as Lemon Verbena or Melissa officinalis, this is likely the reason why it is one of the 10 best-selling Essential oils in the world.
Specific Safety Information:No known toxicity. GRAS (Generally Regarded As Safe) approved by the FDA as food flavor.
Use in low concentration only in skin care since some individuals may react sensitive.