Common Method of Extraction: Steam distillation
Parts Used: Leaf
Chakra Association: Throat and Root
Note Classification: Top
Aroma: Heavy, lemony, green, refreshing, fresh, clean, citrus
Largest Producing Countries: Sri Lanka, Madagascar and Nepal
Traditional Use: Aromatic, insect repellent, medicinal
Properties: Anti-bacterial, anti-fungal, anti-inflammatory, anti-spasmodic, astringent, digestive stimulant, insecticide.
Mental, Emotional Effects: Revitalizes a tired mind, relaxing, inspiring.
Benefits: Digestion, excessive sweat, fever, headaches, infectious diseases, insect repellant, muscular pain, nervous exhaustion, poor circulation, stress
Blends Well With: Vetiver, ylang ylang, palmarosa, patchouli, rosemary, tea tree, thyme, geranium, ginger, grapefruit, lemon, marjoram, orange, lavender, cedarwood, basil, bergamot, black pepper, clary sage, coriander, cypress, fennel.
Of Interest: Waste material from the use of lemongrass used as feed for cattle.
Safety Data: May cause skin irritation, not for children under 2, not for sensitive or damaged skin, not more than 1% dilution, avoid if prostatic hypertension or glaucoma.
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