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Organic Lemongrass essential oil (Cymbopogon flexuosus, Plant) has undeniable tonic and regenerating properties. Thanks to its fresh smell, it is an excellent deodorant and antiseptic to diffuse. 10ml bottle.
Lemongrass essential oil - Cymbopogon flexuosus
Family : Poaceae
Certification : Essential oil from organic crops, controlled, certified, 100% pure and natural, uncut, not deterpenated. It benefits from the AB mention, certified by Ecocert France (FR-BIO-01).
Distilled part : Plant
Method of obtaining : Distillation
Origin : India
Yield : 2% with dried grass. It therefore takes 100 kg of plant to obtain 2 kg of Lemongrass essential oil. Much lower yield with fresh grass (0.5%).
Lemongrass, also known as Indian Verbena, is mostly grown in tropical regions. It is a large perennial herb in the Gramineae family. Lemongrass is used in India to treat ringworm and in the West Indies to lower fever. Lemongrass is also widely used in Thai and Malaysian cuisines. Lemongrass essential oil, pale yellow in color and with a sweet lemon scent, is now known in the West for its various anti-inflammatory properties.
Lemongrass essential oil has a good lemony and fresh smell. It can be used for many purposes in aromatherapy. Its calming, sedative and relaxing properties make it an oil that is really well suited to situations of stress, anxiety or sleep disorders. Its sweet and lemony scent makes it a fresh and pleasant air freshener. It blends well with bergamot, cedar, geranium, and rosemary. It is a powerful antiseptic, antibacterial antifungal and an excellent tonic. Lemongrass is also known for its anti-inflammatory properties, especially in case of muscle pain or rheumatism. The citral molecules it contains will act against cellulite by preventing the swelling of fat cells (which block the drainage of water). Its insect repellent property will also repel insects very well. Finally, a few drops mixed with your usual shampoo will revive the shine of your hair. An entire program !!
*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.
Lemongrass essential oil has the main biochemical components of Citral (Geranial + neral) up to about 70% and Geraniol (≤8%).
Allergens naturally contained in this essential oil : Citral, Geraniol, Limonene, linalool, Citronellol and isoeugenol.
Stress, nervousness, digestion, headaches, skin problems, lice...
Main : Vasodilator, sedative, digestive tonic, anti-inflammatory, antiseptic
Secondary : Anti-cellulite, anti-stretch marks, deodorant, fight against bone demineralization, antitumor, insect repellent
Medical advice for people with asthma. This oil is also dermocaustic. Beware of allergic and irritating skin reactions when used externally. Not recommended for pregnant and breastfeeding women. Also for children under 6 years old.
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
Diffusing Lemongrass essential oil for 15 to 30 minutes in living rooms will help to get rid of bad odors and clean up the atmosphere. The diffusion of this oil will also be very good for relaxing and promoting serenity.
To promote good digestion, mix 1 drop of Lemongrass essential oil in a teaspoon of honey, vegetable oil or directly on a neutral tablet. 2 to 3 times a day.
Spray Lemongrass oil is an excellent insect repellent. It will effectively repel insects. Make your 100 ml mosquito repellent spray by mixing in a small spray bottle 9 ml of natural dispersant, 20 drops of Lemongrass, 20 drops of fine lavender, 40 drops of eucalyptus citriodora, 10 drops of geranium and you will finish by completing with l witch hazel floral water. Shake well then spray on your clothes or directly on the skin (be careful not the face).
It is advisable to mix a few drops of essential oil with vegetable oil (sweet almond, jojoba, macadamia, rosehip, argan, olive, etc.) to use as massage oil.
To promote the elimination of orange peel, mix 50 to 60 drops of this essential oil in 100 ml of jojoba vegetable oil, then massage the affected areas.
To sanitize oily hair, put 2 drops of Lemongrass essential oil in a neutral shampoo.
To relax and promote serenity : You will dilute in a little vegetable oil 2 drops of Lemongrass + 2 drops of Marjoram or lavender then massage the solar plexus and along the spine.
In case of slow digestion : You will dilute in a little vegetable oil 2 to 3 drops of Lemongrass then gently massage the belly.
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 are used primarily to help you deal with many disorders. But even though essential oils are often extracted from edible plants, their concentrations make it necessary to remain cautious and respect their healing power. The use of essential oils is relatively simple and if you respect some basic rules, they will make their therapeutic genius available to you. Recovering essential oils has much more than disadvantage.
Find in our primer on care with essential oils, all the ailments for which the essential oil of lemongrass enters into the composition of the mixture :
WARNING : These properties, indications and methods of use are taken from reference books or websites on aromatherapy, hydrolatherapy and phytotherapy. They are regularly found there and many of them are confirmed by observations in scientific environments. However, this information is given for information purposes only, and in no way constitutes medical information, nor does it engage our responsibility. For any use of essential oils for therapeutic purposes, consult a doctor.
Keep out of reach of children. Do not use in children and pregnant or breastfeeding women. Prolonged use not recommended.
Since 2007, Direct Nature has specialized in the manufacture and distribution of essential oil diffusers in all forms and for all markets, becoming a key player in the French market.
Direct Nature also offers a range of pure and blended essential oils, certified organic or natural, made in France, as well as a wide range of body care products, certified organic or natural, with essential or vegetable oils, and finally a range of natural products for the home.
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