Lemongrass Essential Oil Is a very powerful bactericide and antiseptic. This makes it a very effective essential oil to use when cleaning and sanitizing.
Studies on “The Effectiveness of Lemon Grass as a Natural Mosquito Repellent” by the University of Southern California (USC), compare the repellent efficacy of lemon grass extract to other commercial leading brands for insect repellents and found that lemon grass extract could be used as an alternative to chemical insect repellent.
Its properties are known to help boost the nervous system, stimulate circulation, soothing headaches, although it must be blended with a carrier before being massaged onto the temples, as it can be irritating to the skin.
Properties: Antibacterial, Antioxidant, Antiseptic, Astringent, Digestive, Insecticidal.
Botanical Name: Cymbopogon flexuosus
Plant Part: Leaves
Extraction Method: Steam Distilled
Color: Yellow to brownish yellow liquid.
Strength of Aroma: Strong, Organic Lemongrass Essential Oil has a fresh earthy, citrusy scent.
Ways to use:
Room Atmosphere: Use with essential oil diffuser to refresh the spirit and keep insects away. Lemongrass shares comparable properties with citronella.
Foot Soak: Sanitize and keep your feet fresh by adding 2-3 drops of lemongrass and 1 drop spearmint in warm bowl of water.
Cleaning: Sanitize and freshen the atmosphere by adding 3 drops lemongrass to your large bowl of soapy warm water as an all-purpose cleaner.
Precaution: Can Irritate skin, use in low dilutions. Do not use on irritated skin or inflamed skin. If you have sensitive skin do a patch test before using.
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