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The Aromatherapist

Lemongrass

Certified Organic Essential Oil, 10 ml

Botanical Name: Cymbopogon flexuosus
Origin: Nepal
Part of Plant: leaves
Extraction: steam
Major Biochemical Compounds: Citral, Geraniol, Neryl acetate, Methylheptenone
Most Commonly Used for: Relieves muscle aches and pains, sports injuries, improves muscle tone and detoxification. Helps to clear and prevent athlete's foot and fungal infections. Prevents the spread of airborne infections.
Emotional/Psychological Uses: Mentally soothing and uplifting. Relieves depression and stress.
Cosmetic/Skin Uses: Helps reduce enlarged pores, treat acne, oily skin & hair, excessive perspiration. 
Blends Well With: Eucalyptus, Geranium, Ginger, Grapefruit, Jasmine, Lavender, Mandarin, Frankincense, Vetiver, Patchouli:
Inside Info: Lemongrass is an excellent addition to a mosquito repellent. 
Best Ways to Use (see 'Methods of Use'): bug repellent (mosquitos, flies, wasps, fleas), hair/scalp oil, bath and foot bath