Originating from South East Asia, Lemongrass is now hugely popular in tropical countries around the world. Its citrus like scent is widely used as a natural mosquito repellent. A popular ingredient in antiseptic and antibacterial remedies and a great oil to freshen and clean the home.
Ingredient(s): 100% pure essential oil of Cymbopogon citratus (lemongrass)
Part(s) used: leaf
Country of origin: Guatemala
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DIY Beauty: Lemongrass has antiseptic, antibacterial, deodorising and stimulating properties. Lemon grass essential oil is a stimulating tonic for the skin and excellent for revitalising and energising tired bodies and minds.
DIY Cleaning: Lemongrass is anti-bacterial but it's more well-known for being highly anti-fungal.
Directions: Enjoy in a diffuser, as a room spray, in a hot bath, in diy beauty and cleaning remedies and as a massage oil. For skincare, do not use more than 5-10 drops of essential oil for every 20ml of carrier oil, alcohol or water.
Caution: For external use only. Do not use undiluted. Stop using if you experience a reaction. Please consult your doctor if you are pregnant, breastfeeding or under medical supervision. Not suitable for young children.