Lemongrass ( CymbopogonCitratus ) essential oil is extracted through the process of steam distillation of dried lemongrass. Being analgesic, lemongrass essential oil reduces pain and inflammation. It helps relieve pain in muscles and joints, toothache and headaches. It alleviates the symptoms of viral infections. It also helps cure general body pain resulting from strenuous activities and athletics. By boosting ones self-esteem, confidence, hope, and mental strength lemongrass fights off depression and anxiety. Lemongrass oil makes a good antiseptic and fungicide. It helps reduce fever and toxins in the body. Lemongrass is also popular as an insect repellant.
CAUTION: Can cause irritation in high doses. Avoid during pregnancy. Keep away from eyes.
BLENDING: Blends well with basil, cedarwood, coriander, geranium, jasmine, lavender, and tea tree.