Lemongrass essential oil this strong but lovely oil is extracted from two kinds of artificially cultivated fresh tender grasses and wild species are expensive to collect. Native to India it also grows in other tropical regions such as Brazil the West Indies Sri Lanka and China and only grows to a height of 91 cm.
Plant Type: Grass
Traits: The more common is yellow-brown also red lemony and
Main origins: West Indies and India
Chemical structure editing
Alcohols - Gardenia geraniol nerol
Lemongrass essential oil
Aldehydes-Citral and Citronellal
Smoke - Limonene Myricene
Aromatic Odor Editor
Strong scent sweet lemony mixed with earthy aftertaste.
Main function edit
Disinfecting and refreshing
For skin disinfection to solve facial problems soft and tight muscles restore elasticity; with boosting spirit eliminate fatigue;
Help digestion fever pain relief sterilization deodorization insect repellent.
Suitable for oily and combination skin regulate oil secretion shrink pores;
Large pores acne oily skin and fungal infections are effective.
Excellent cooling and deodorant can reduce the feet of Hong Kong. Massage can reconcile the heart and help the digestive system.
Relieving headaches stimulating reviving and producing energy are helpful for the exhausted state and boost the spirit.
With sterilization deodorization insect repellent effect application to treat head lice Hong Kong feet body odor and other issues;
Also used to treat gastro-intestinal diseases such as gastroenteritis colitis etc. to eliminate flatulence.
Add in massage oil or bath water a slimming effect.
The role of rejuvenation makes it an all-round tonic for the body. It stimulates parasympathetic nerves and parasympathetic nerves help the body to heal promote glandular secretion and stimulate the muscles of the digestive system.
Match essential oils
Eucalyptus Cedarwood Cinnamon Frankincense Geranium Lavender Orange Blossom Melaleuca Clove Rosemary Sandalwood Tea Tree Poria Yarrow Rose Grass etc.
Practical recipe editing
1 muscle massage: relieve muscle soreness and pain loose muscles restore elasticity.
Sweet almond oil 20 ml lemongrass 3 drops rosemary 4 drops 3 drops
2 skin care: smear on the affected area massage.
Base oil 10ml Lemongrass 6 drops
3 respiratory infections: incense strong antibacterial and bactericidal power to prevent influenza.
Lemongrass 3 drops eucalyptus 3 drops pine 2 drops
4 fresh air: incense people feel fresh boost the spirit.
Lemongrass 3 drops basil 3 drops orange 2 drops
5 spray: clean deworming prevent air pollution sources.
Pure water 100ml lemongrass 10ml clove 10ml cinnamon 10ml
Application History and Related Myths
Popular in India the application history has been for hundreds of years the local name is Choomana poolu which means its red stems. It is considered to help fever improve infectious diseases and inhibit tumor growth.
The main supplier before World War II was India where the production of lemongrass gradually shifted to the West Indies. At present the better-quality essential oils are also produced in the region. The species of East India is C.Flexuosus the species of West India is C.Citratus and the United States also produces lemongrass oil with excellent quality. Exposure to air and light can reduce the citral content of essential oils and citral is a valuable ingredient for cosmetics fragrances cleansers and toilet soaps.
Use knowledge to edit
Strong irritant should be diluted to a lower concentration allergic skin with caution.