Lemongrass cymbopogon citratus
Description: The Spark Naturals Lemongrass oil is often referred to as the West Indies Lemongrass. It is hydro-diffused, has a sweet lemony smell that is a dark yellow to amber in color and has a water type viscosity. Unlike the East Indian Lemongrass it contains myrcene and has slightly less citral.
Properties: Analgesic, Anti-Depressant, Anti-Microbial, Antiseptic, Astringent, Bactericidal, Carminative, Deodorant, Diuretic, Fungicidal and Insecticidal
Use in diffuser or aromatherapy as an insect repellant or to energize as well as relieve fatigue or lethargic feelings.
Use topically to help clear cellulite, as well as opening blocked pores or treat acne.
Dilute in water to help with colitis, indigestion and gastroenteritis.
Blends well With: Lemon, Patchouli, Basil, Coriander, Melaleuca, Lavender, Geranium and Ylang Ylang
Lemongrass Essential Oil Application
Can be used aromatically
Can be consumed
Can be used topically (Dilute for young or sensitive skin)