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Lemongrass AB - aerial parts - 10 ml - Essential oil

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Lemongrass essential oil (Cymbopogon Winterianus) is fresh, floral and lemony, this essential oil is known to relieve migraines, joint and muscle pain. When diffused, it repels mosquitoes and purifies the air thanks to its antiseptic properties. 10ml bottle.

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Identity card

Java Lemongrass

Botanical name : Cymbopogon winterianus
French name / other names : Citronnelle
Family : Poaceae
Certification : Essential oil from controlled, certified organic cultivation, 100% pure and natural, uncut and undeterpenated. It is certified AB by Ecocert France (FR-BIO-01).
Part of the plant used : aerial parts
Method of production : steam distillation
Origin : Indonesia
Yield : 0.3% to 1%. You need 100 kg of plant to obtain 300 g to 1 kg of citronella essential oil. 
Sold in : Amber glass bottle with codigoutte  

Some information about lemongrass

Organic lemongrass essential oil

Organic lemongrass essential oil Lemongrass are large aromatic herbaceous plants from tropical regions (Indonesia, Java, etc.). The smell of Java lemongrass essential oil is initially rather sweet, with grassy notes, a bit of harshness and a lemony undertone. Its performance is quite good. The essential oil is used for its anti-inflammatory, anti-mosquito and aerial antiseptic properties. It is also widely used in perfumery as an aromatic base for soaps.

She smells fresh. Powerful, lemony and slightly peppery, it blends very well with bergamot, eucalyptus, geranium, lavender, peppermint and ylang-ylang. This oil has anti-infectious, antibacterial, antifungal and anti-inflammatory properties. It is recommended for example in ENT against angina. It will also be effective against tendonitis and rheumatic pain.

But this oil is also widely used to scare away insects. Diffused in a room, citronella essential oil repels insects and purifies the air with its antiseptic qualities. It can also clear your mind in the event of low morale.


Citronellal, Geraniol, Citronellol

*The chemotype is the identity card of the essential oil, its composition chemically defined by chromatographic analysis. The same plant can have several compositions depending on the place and the variety. A chemotype depends on a property, an odor, a taste.

Chemical formula

Lemongrass essential oil has the main active constituents citronellal, geraniol and citronellol.

Allergens naturally contained in this essential oil : Geraniol, Citronellol, D-Limonene, Citral, Linalool, Eugenol, Farnesol.

Main indications

Repellent against insects, insect bites, seborrhea, angina, poor digestion, fatigue, ...

Therapeutic properties of lemongrass essential oil

Main : Percutaneous anti-inflammatory, Mosquito repellent, Air deodorant and antiseptic, Antibacterial, Fungicide, Intestinal parasiticide.

Attention !

Lemongrass essential oil should be avoided during pregnancy (pregnant women less than 3 months). In sensitive people, lemongrass essential oil can be irritating to mucous membranes and cause tears or coughing.


Usage tips

Essential oils are powerful natural substances and should therefore be used with care. Even if essential oils have been used since Antiquity, their mode of use and the precautions for use are often poorly known. Many books deal with essential oils. It is therefore advisable to refer to it to find out about the traditional modes of use.

As an indication, some examples of use

Use by diffusion

With its pleasant, sweet and lemony smell, lemongrass will clean up the surrounding air. Diffuse 30 min to 1 hour to repel insects (especially mosquitoes) and bad smells.


Application by massage or compressIt is advisable to mix a few drops of essential oil with a vegetable oil (sweet almond, jojoba, macadamia, rosehip, argan, olive, etc.) to use it as a massage oil.

To ward off insects : 30 drops diluted in vegetable oil, then apply to areas of uncovered skin.

In case of insect bite : 1 drop of Peppermint essential oil in local anointing "freezes" the pain. You can then soothe the irritation with a drop of lemongrass, true lavenderaspic lavender or lavandin essential oil.

To promote harmonious digestion / to help relieve and soften sensitive joints : Diluted in a little vegetable oil, 3 to 5 drops of lemongrass essential oil, then massage locally into sensitive areas (belly, joints).


Oral useIn order to promote harmonious digestion, the advice is to dilute 1 drop in a teaspoon of honey or vegetable oil, 3 times a day (maximum daily dose = 3 drops, or 0.12 ml).


Note : For diffusion, you can use our packaging in 30 and 100 ml bottles (organic essential oil packaged by Penntybio, certified AB for the Aroma Plantes company).

100% pure and natural oil

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An essential oil is made up of chemically defined molecules (about 10,000 listed) that have been secreted by special plant cells. It can consist of from one to several hundred molecules, which helps explain why some essential oils have many properties but different therapeutic effectiveness. To guarantee the properties necessary for effective aromatherapy, it is important that an essential oil is 100% pure and natural (not cut, not deterpenated, not mixed with alcohol or vegetable oils) and preferably organic. This is the case for the essential oils we sell. They are sold in tinted bottles with a dropper cap.

Go to the "Properties and characteristics of essential oils" file. Whether pure or mixed, you can use them in our different diffuser models. The information given on each essential oil is for guidance only. Beware of self-diagnosis, do not hesitate to consult an aromatherapist or any other recognised professional and read our special file "properties of essential oils"in our thematic files. 

Essential oils can help you

Essential oils are primarily used to help you treat many ailments. But beware, even if essential oils are often extracted from edible plants, their concentrations make it necessary to remain cautious and respect their curative power. The use of essential oils is relatively simple and if you follow a few basic rules, they will put their therapeutic genius at your disposal. Covering with essential oils has more advantages than disadvantages.

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Find in our primer of care with essential oils, all the ailments for which the essential oil of lemongrass enters the composition of the mixture :

Anti-flies, Anti-ants, Anti-wasps, Anti-mosquitoes, Cellulite, Dull/brittle hair, Muscle crampsstomach disorders, Insect bites, Rheumatism.


Who is allowed to use lemongrass essential oil ?

Adults and teenagers

Children under 6 years old

Pregnant and breastfeeding women

Pregnant women under 3 months

Babies under 3 years old


The risks of using lemongrass essential oil

Irritating to the skin

WARNING These properties, indications and methods of use are taken from reference works or websites in aromatherapy, hydrotherapy and phytotherapy. They are found there on a regular basis and many of them have been confirmed by observations in the scientific community. However, this information is given for information purposes, it can not in any way constitute medical information, nor engage our responsibility. For any use of essential oils for therapeutic purposes, consult a doctor.

Regulatory information on the use of Lemongrass essential oil

Precautions for use : Keep out of reach of children. Do not use in children and pregnant or breastfeeding women. Prolonged use not recommended.

Labels / certifications
Organic farming
10 ml
Can be used
By mouth
Can be used
In the kitchen
Can be used
Can be used
Recommended for
Spring / Summer

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Lemongrass AB - aerial parts - 10 ml - Essential oil

Lemongrass essential oil (Cymbopogon Winterianus) is fresh, floral and lemony, this essential oil is known to relieve migraines, joint and muscle pain. When diffused, it repels mosquitoes and purifies the air thanks to its antiseptic properties. 10ml bottle.

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