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Lemongrass, Cochin Essential Oil
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Lemongrass, Cochin Essential Oil

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Cymbopogon flexuosus
  • Full Description
Common name Lemon grass oil
Botanical name   Cymbopogon flexuosus
Description   Pale yellow to amber with a characteristic sweet fresh grassy lemon odour
Main  GC components Geranial (46%), neral (34%), geraniol (2%), limonene (1%), geranyl acetate, caryophyllene
Plant parts used Leaves
Extraction method    Steam distillation
Region of origin India


DESCRIPTION

The majority of Lemongrass essential oil is used for the manufacture of citral (gernial and neral are isomers of citral), a common ingredient in flavouring and perfumery. In Aromatherapy it is considered beneficial for the digestive, nervous and musculoskeletal systems particularly connective tissue where it is recommended for sprains and bruises. Topically it may be used in cleansing and toning products due to it's astringent and antiseptic properties. Research has also demonstrated that Lemongrass may be an effective insect repellent.
 

BLENDS WELL WITH

Basil, Cedarwood, Coriander, Geranium, Jasmine, Lavender and Tea tree.
 

SUGGESTED USES

Massage oil
Bath
Inhalation
Spritzer
Compress
Skin care
Perfume

PRODUCT SPECIFICATION SHEET
 

SAFETY

- Consultation with a suitably qualified practitioner is recommended prior to use
- For external use only.
- Do not apply to skin undiluted
- Not recommended for use during pregnancy
- Perform a patch test prior to use

 

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    Customer Reviews

    Smell is amazing! Using this in my washing powder and about to try it out in my hand wash. Such a fresh clean smell in all the washing.
    Anna Coulbeck

    Customer Reviews

    Smell is amazing! Using this in my washing powder and about to try it out in my hand wash. Such a fresh clean smell in all the washing.
    Anna Coulbeck

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