Lemongrass Essential Oil
Status: Organic, Steam Distilled
Light amber oil, uplifting and energising, it imbues a strong refreshing, yet earthy, citrus aroma. It’s like stepping under an invigorating waterfall on a hot summers day.
Originally from India and Sri Lanka it has been used in Ayuvedic medicine for many centuries. Considered an effective insect repellent some studies indicate that C. citratus oil protects against malaria carrying mosquitoes for up to eleven hours and was considered comparable to common chemical sprays.
Historical and Traditional Uses
Commonly used in the treatment of colds, headaches, stomach, abdominal and rheumatic pain, gastroenteritis and colitis. As a vapour it was employed to disinfect and deodorise the air, and included in skin care as a tonic and astringent to cleanse and reduce skin oil production. It also contains anti-fungal, antiseptic properties while acting as a sedative for the nervous system.
Ideal to use at work, home or study to energise, inspire and refresh our thinking, memory and concentration. Great to use in the morning, as it helping us feel refreshed, energised and ready for the new day. Commonly used to deodorise and clear a space while supporting us to create new beginnings.
Ayuvedic medicine considered it relates to the second chakra, supporting absorption of new ideas and elimination and detoxification of the old.
Aroma: Citrus Note: Top Chakra: Sacral