Botanical Name: Cymbopogon flexuosus
Main Constituents: Citral: 60 - 82%
Extraction Method: Steam Distilled
Part of Plant: Leaves
Description & Colour: yellow to brownish-yellow liquid, thin consistency
Aromatic Summary: A citrusy scent with a fresh earthy note
Storage: Transfer out of any metal and shipping containers (used for safe shipping), keep in dark glass container
Safety Notes: For external use only; dilute before use. Avoid if you have glaucoma and with children. Use caution in prostatic hyperplasia and with skin hypersensitivity or damaged skin. avoid contact with eyes. Avoid During Pregnancy
Usage: Used in aromatherapy, soap making, and handmade cosmetics. Antibacterial, antioxidant, antidepressant, antiseptic, deodorant, antifungal. Can be used in skincare (excessive perspiration, open pores, acne, insect repellent), circulation and muscle (pain, poor circulation), indigestion, headaches, exhaustion, stress-related conditions
Blends well with: Pine, Thyme, Lavender, Rosemary, Marjoram, Cedarwood, and Lemon.
Lemongrass has been used in the past in a multitude of ways. It was commonly used in traditional Native medicine for infectious illnesses and fever. It was also discovered by modern research that lemongrass can be used as a sedative for the central nervous system. Now it is used as an insecticide, in cosmetics, and in flavoring food.
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