Essential Oil, Lemongrass, Organic, 5ml
With its fresh, citrusy scent, lemongrass essential oil is a type of essential oil often used in aromatherapy. Inhaling the scent of the oil (or using the oil in carrier oils, body oils, and hair and skin products) is said to offer a variety of benefits.
One of the main components of lemongrass essential oil is citral, a compound found to act as an antimicrobial (a substance that destroys or suppresses the growth of microorganisms, including bacteria and fungi). Lemongrass essential oil also contains limonene, a compound shown to reduce inflammation and knock out bacteria in scientific research.
In aromatherapy, lemongrass essential oil is typically used for the following problems:
-In addition, lemongrass essential oil is said to act as a natural insect repellent and is used as an air freshener.
-Lemongrass essential oil is also used to alleviate stress and relieve pain.
Essential Oils are an excellent way to add the benefits off fine fragrance to your everyday life, add a few drops to carrier oils, lotions, baths or diffusers.
*Lemongrass essential oil shouldn't be taken internally without the supervision of a health professional. Internal use of lemongrass oil, or any essential oil, may have toxic effects. The oil should always be diluted in a carrier oil before using it on skin and shouldn't be used in the eyes or mucous membranes. The oil is absorbed by the skin and toxicity can occur if too much is used.
*Certified Organic, Certified Organic by International Certification Services, Inc.
Ingredient: Cymbopogon flexuosus (lemongrass) leaf oil.
THIS IS A 5ml BOTTLE
WARNING: CONCENTRATED. USE WITH CAUTION. DILUTE AND PERFORM PATCH TEST BEFORE USE. NOT FOR INTERNAL USE. KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN. CONSULT YOUR HEALTHCARE PRACTITIONER PRIOR TO USE IF PREGNANT, NURSING, SUFFERING FROM ANY MEDICAL CONDITION, OR ON MEDICATION. MAY IRRITATE SKIN. AVOID CONTACT WITH THE EYES AND MUCOUS MEMBRANES.