Lemongrass has got the earthly tinged with light and fresh lemony fragrance.It is the essential oil, which acts as the balancing, stimulating, relaxing and the soothing agent. It is used in cosmetics, soaps, and deodorants as it adds fragrance.
Lemongrass oil is steam distilled from the partially dried leaves of lemongrass plant.Surprisingly, it has got many aromatherapy properties to get relief from muscle pain.When applied externally it wards off the insects, kills the bacteria and helps in reducing the body aches and when taken internally it supports the digestive system. The compounds that are used in making the lemon grass oil are having the properties of anti-fungal, antiseptic, insecticidal, and are anti-inflammatory. It is used as the flavoring agent in soups, tea, and beverages.
Directions to use
Lemongrass oil is safe until it is used in limited quantities.It has to be blended properly with the carrier oils. If lemongrass oil is used without diluting then it might burn or injure the skin.A patch test is recommended before applying it on the skin.
Aromatic description: Fresh, light, and tangy
Main constituents: Myrcene, Citronellal, Geranyl Acetate, Nerol, Geraniol, Limonene and Citral
Plant parts: Partially dried leaves
Collection method: steam distillation