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Lemongrass Essential Oil

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Lemongrass Essential Oil

Lemongrass essential oil is steam-distilled from the stems of the lemongrass plant which are native to Asia and South Africa. It's enticingly refreshing aroma has made it a popular choice for a wide no. of spas and hotels across the globe. Other than aromatherapy, it is now the go-to oil for cleaning products. 

History and Cultivation

Lemongrass essential oil has long history of usage in ancient India for medicinal purpose. It was considered to be a cure of a wide no. of ailments. 

 

 

Product Details / Specifications:

Product Name Lemongrass essential oil
Botanical Name Cymbopogon citratus
Extraction Method Steam distillation
Origin India
Colour Dark yellow to light brown
Aroma Citrusy, Refreshing
Extracted from Stem/leaves


Key Components:

If you are wondering what gives Lemongrass essential oil the key characteristics that it possesses, then read the list below and find out. 

These components also vary slightly depending on the species and the extraction methods used. 

1. Citral: These are the primary constituents of lemongrass essential oil, accounting for up to 85% of the oil's composition. They contribute to the oil's citrusy, lemon-like scent and are known for their antibacterial, antifungal, and anti-inflammatory properties.

2. Limonene: This is a cyclic monoterpene that is commonly found in citrus fruits and is responsible for their characteristic aroma. Limonene is a potent antioxidant and has been shown to have anti-cancer and anti-inflammatory properties.

3. Geraniol: This is a monoterpenoid alcohol that is also found in rose oil and other essential oils. Geraniol has been shown to have antibacterial, antifungal, and antioxidant properties.

4. Citonellal: This is a monoterpenoid aldehyde that is also found in citronella oil and other essential oils. Citronellal has been shown to have insecticidal properties and is commonly used as a natural insect repellent.

 

Blends well with:

If you are planning to create your own blends using our pure lemongrass essential oil then the following list is going to come in handy. It covers the list of oils that lemongrass oil blends well with. 

1. Other citrusy oils

Lemongrass essential oil blends quits well with other citrusy oils like bergamot, lemon, grapefruit. Use these zesty aromas to create blends that are refreshing and uplifting. 

2. Lavender

Blend it with Lavender essential oil to create a calming and relaxing ambience. Forget the hustle bustle of the city and transcend into a dream like space with these two aromas combined. 

3. Eucalyptus 

Combining lemongrass essential oil with eucalyptus oil can create an invigorating and refreshing scent that is perfect for aromatherapy.

4. Geranium 

Geranium oil has a floral and sweet aroma that blends well with the fresh and citrusy scent of lemongrass oil to create a balanced and harmonious blend.