Below you will find a summary of information you need to know about Lemongrass essential oil compiled from posts we published this week. Check our Free EO Class page for more information on this and other essential oils. Questions? Leave a comment below or ask in our facebook group.
Lea Jacobson Certified Clinical Aromatherapist and author of Essential Oil Profiles.
Basic information for Lemongrass essential oil…
Botanical/Latin name(s): Cymbopogon flexuosus, Andropogon flexuosus (East Indian); Cymbopogon citratus, Andropogon citratus (West Indian)
Steam distilled from the leaves of the plant.
Shelf life is 2 years.
Therapeutic properties of Lemongrass essential oil…
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Benefits of Lemongrass essential oil…
Safety of Lemongrass essential oil…
- topically on under age 2 years
- on hypersensitive, diseased, or damaged skin
- around cats
When using topically, keep the dilution at or below 0.7% to prevent adverse reactions.
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