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Lemongrass essential oil, (Cymbopogon citratus) by dis natuurlik. is imported from India, the oil is made by steam distilling the grass which produces a bright yellow, thin pure essential oil, that smells fresh & sweet with a light hint of lemon, bottled locally in South Africa.

Lemongrass is among the most popular essential oils used today for its effectiveness, health benefits, and a wide variety of applications.

Lemongrass essential oil works well in aromatherapy blends with other essential oils like Basil, Cedarwood, Clary Sage, Mandarin, Peppermint, Patchouli & Ylang Ylang, it is considered to be a stimulant, a relaxant and an anti-depressant that also soothes and balances your mood.

This oil also has 13 powerful health benefits, read the rest of this essential oil profile below for a comprehensive look at this amazing oil and its uses.

Use caution when using this oil, all essential oils should be diluted before using topically.

Available in the following sizes: 20ml, 50ml, 100ml, 500ml, 1L, 5L, 20L, 25L

Packaged in either Glass or HDPE containers, you can expect a shelf life of 4 years.*

This Lemongrass essential oil is part of the dis natuurlik. Essential Oil Collection

Freshly cut lemongrass stalks to make lemongrass essential oil

13 Benefits of Lemongrass Essential Oil:

  • Typically used as a natural insect repellent.
  • Effective antibacterial properties make this oil effective in healing wounds and helping to prevent infection and keep wounds free from bacteria.
  • This essential oil helps to balance sebum oil production on your scalp helping to reduce oiliness and improve the natural shine and thicken your hair.
  • Powerful anti-fungal properties make this oil effective in the treatment of fungus related infections like athletes foot and ringworm.
  • High levels of Citral found in this oil account for the anti-inflammatory properties, helping to soothe the pain and inflammation related to rheumatoid arthritis and oedema when used topically.
  • Antioxidant properties help fight the damage caused to cells by free radicals reducing oxidative stress, which speeds up the ageing process.
  • Strengthens and protects hair follicles by improving iron absorption, helping to prevent hair loss.
  • Using this oil in aromatherapy may help to ease feelings of stress and anxiety.
  • Commonly used in herbal teas to help relieve nausea and ease stomach pain and even helping to slow diarrhoea
  • Helpful in improving and maintaining healthy cardiovascular function, helping to stabilise cholesterol and blood glucose levels, effectively reducing the risk of a heart attack or stroke by lowering high cholesterol levels and at the same time reducing the blood sugar levels in people with type 2 diabetes while improving HDL (good cholesterol) levels.
  • Eugenol has similar properties to that of aspirin, helping to relieve pain caused by headache and migraines, by helping blood to flow properly and prevent rouleaux.
  • The main chemical constituents of this oil all work together to promote enhanced nutrient intake and absorption to leave you with beautiful, clean and healthy skin.
  • Antimicrobial and antiseptic properties help combat scalp inflammation that can cause dandruff and hair breakage.

A freshly harvested bunch of lemongrass to make lemongrass essential oil

 

9 Simple Lemongrass Essential Oil Uses:

  • As a natural insect repellent, add 10-15 drops of this lemongrass oil to a diffuser or oil burner or spray into the atmosphere of a room by using a misting bottle, to keep insects at bay.
  • In haircare, add a few drops of this lemongrass oil to shampoos and conditioners to improve scalp & hair health, for thicker more voluminous hair that is healthy and shiny.
  • Diffuse Lemongrass essential oil to help you to improve focus, your mood and ease stress & anxiety.
  • Massage the diluted essential oil into temples to help relieve headaches.
  • To help soothe sore joints or bodily aches and pains, combine equal parts fractionated coconut oil with lemongrass oil and rub into the affected area.
  • Anti-fungal treatment for toenails and feet, combine 5-10 drops of lemongrass oil with 5ml of carrier oil of your choice and apply to your toenails and feet for healthy fungus-free nails and feet.
  • As a natural deodoriser, combine 5 drops of lemongrass and 5 drops of french lavender in a spray bottle full of water and use as a room mist.
  • Add 1 drop of lemongrass oil to soups, smoothies, teas and or water to ease stomach pain, nausea, digestive discomfort or to improve bladder, kidney and urinary health.
  • In skincare, add 2 drops of lemongrass oil to 5ml of carrier oil or lotions for topical application.

 

Wood essential oil diffuser for lemongrass essential oil

Lemongrass Essential Oil Usage Instructions:

  • Diffusion: Diffuse with caution as this essential oil can cause mucous membrane irritation, diffuse in a well-ventilated area.
  • Topical use: Apply this oil to your skin by mixing no more than 15 drops of this oil for every 5ml of body lotion or carrier oil. Unless you are comfortable with the oil and there are no contraindications, lemongrass oil is considered safe for most people to use, refer to the safety and warnings section for more information on the safe usage of this oil. (Always dilute essential oils with a carrier oil to minimise any skin sensitivity.)
  • Essential oil perfume: Add 80 drops of carrier oil to an amber bottle (50ml+), With a dropper, add in 10 drops of essential oils that contain base notes, followed by 5 drops of headnotes, and 5 drops of heart notes, seal the bottle and shake well, label and store in a cool dark place.

Lemongrass Essential Oil Properties:

Ingredient:

Pure Lemongrass Essential Oil

Botanical name:

Cymbopogon citratus

Botanical family:

Poaceae

Quality grade:

Therapeutic Grade

Main Usage:

Medicinal, Aromatherapy & Natural perfumery

Main chemical constituents:

Myrcene, Citral, Citronellal, Geranyl acetate, Nerol, Geraniol, Limonene, Eugenol

Country of origin & Cultivation method:

Organically grown in India

Extraction method & Plant part:

Steam distillation of the grass

Perfumery notes & fragrance profile / aromas:

Top notes, crisp, clean, earthy, fresh & lemony

Blends well with:

Basil, Cedarwood, Clary Sage, Clove Bud, Coriander, French Lavender, Geranium, Ginger, Grapefruit, Lemon, Lime, Mandarin, Mint, Patchouli, Peppermint, Pine Needle, Rosemary, Sweet Orange, Tea Tree, Ylang Ylang

Safety & Warnings:

  • A skin test is recommended prior to use.
  • Dilute with a suitable carrier oil before using topically to lower the risk of skin sensitisation and or irritation.
  • Skin sensitivity in rare cases
  • Do not use near broken skin or internally
  • Do not ingest in high doses always keep daily oral doses between 125 - 500 milligrams a day.
  • Avoid using this oil in a bath as skin sensitisation & irritation may occur in some cases
  • Keep out of reach of children & do not use on children under the age of 2
  • Pregnant, nursing or under a doctors care? Consult your Healthcare Physician for the correct application of this product.
  • Avoid contact with your eyes, inner ears and sensitive areas.

Lemongrass Essential Oil Product Specifications & Options:

Quality Grade:

Therapeutic Grade Essential Oil (A-Grade)

Available in the following sizes:

20ml, 50ml, 100ml, 500ml, 1L, 5L, 20L, 25L

Wholesale Lemongrass Essential Oil:

Available in various 20ml wholesale pack sizes, suitable for Resellers:

5 Units, 25 Units and 50 units+

Contact us for more information and pricing.

Bulk Lemongrass Essential Oil:

Available in various bulk sizes, suitable for Manufacturers:

50ml, 100ml, 500ml, 1L, 5L, 20L & 25L

Contact us for more information and pricing.

Packaging types:

Glass dropper bottle for (20ml, 50ml, 100ml)

Glass Bottle for (500ml)

Plastic HDPE jerry can for (1L, 5L, 20L, 25L)

Shelf Life:

Up to 4 years shelf life, if proper storage instructions are followed.

Please refer to the packaging labels for expiry dates.

Storage Instructions:

Never store this essential oil in aluminium bottles, only HDPE or Glass as we have found it can dissolve the aluminium bottles.

* Pure Essential oils like this Lemongrass essential oil should be kept in a cool (below 22°C) dark place (no sunlight) to maintain freshness & to obtain maximum shelf life.