Lemongrass – certified organic essential oil

Scientific Name: cymbopogon citratus

Family: Poaceae

Origin: Sri Lanka


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Citrus, clean, green, hay-like, slightly bitter, lemony, pungent.

Key Qualities:

Refreshing, active, stimulating, soothing.

Primary Constituents:

Neral, Geranial, Geranyl acetate, Geraniol, Borneol.

Traditional Aromatherapy use:

Skin care: Acne, athlete’s foot, excessive perspiration, open pores.

Circulation, muscles and joints: Muscular pain, poor circulation and muscle tone, slack tissue.

Digestive system: Colitis, indigestion, gastroenteritis.

Immune system: Fevers, infectious diseases.

Nervous system: Headaches, nervous exhaustion, stress-related condition.

Safety Considerations:

May cause skin or mucous membrane irritation if undiluted.

Research on Lemongrass (cymbopogon citratus):

The battle against multi-resistant strains: Renaissance of antimicrobial essential oils as a promising force to fight hospital-acquired infections

The ongoing battle against multi-resistant strains: in-vitro inhibition of hospital-acquired MRSA, VRE, Pseudomonas, ESBL E. coli and Klebsiella species in the presence of plant-derived antiseptic oils.

Antimicrobial activity of commercially available essential oils against Streptococcus mutans.

In Vitro Antibacterial Activity of Essential Oils (inc. Lemongrass) against Streptococcus pyogenes ( which plays an important role in the pathogenesis of tonsillitis).

Efficacy of herbal essential oils as insecticides against the housefly, Musca domestica L.

Biofilm inhibition by Cymbopogon citratus and Syzygium aromaticum essential oils in the strains of Candida albicans.

Antibacterial and antifungal activity of ten essential oils in vitro.( Lemongrass, eucalyptus, peppermint and orange oils were effective against all the 22 bacterial strains. All twelve fungi were inhibited by lemongrass, orange)

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General Safety Information: Do not take any essential oils internally without consultation from a qualified aromatherapy practitioner. (Please note that all Nectar Essences, Breathe Me personal remedies have been diluted for your safety). Do not apply undiluted essential oils, absolutes, CO2s or other concentrated essences onto the skin. If you are pregnant, epileptic, have liver damage, have cancer, or have any other medical problem, use essential oils only under the proper guidance of a qualified aromatherapy practitioner. Use extreme caution when using oils with children and give children only the gentlest of oils at extremely low doses. It is safest to consult a qualified aromatherapy practitioner before using essential oils with children. A skin patch test should be conducted prior to using an essential oil that you’ve never used before. For very in-depth information on essential oils safety issues, read Essential Oil Safety by Robert Tisserand and Tong Balacs.