Chemical constituents:: Lemongrass oil has various chemical compounds that include myrcene, citronellal, geranyl acetate, nerol, geraniol, neral and traces of limonene and citral.
Extraction: It is extracted by the steam distillation of the dry leaves.
It has a pleasant lemony fragrance and has antidepressant, antiseptic, bactericide, carminative, deodorant, digestive, diuretic, fungicide, galactagogue, insecticide, prophylactic, stimulant and tonic properties.
Its aroma inspires and brings fresh energy, clears the mind. Popular skin care ingredient for oily, mature and inflamed skin (in moderation). This reviving oil will re-energize a person and helps the body recover after illness by invigorating the glandular system.
Cosmetics and Toiletries:
Lemongrass is a favorite of soapers for its staying power in soap. It is excellent for skin and supporting the body, use in a carrier lotion or oil for massage.
Lemongrass can be used with a carrier in the bath.
It is used in insect repellents, room sprays, soaps and detergents.
Lemongrass essential oil is found most often in cosmetics such as hair conditioner and facial water lotion for oily hair and skin.
Lemongrass essential oil can also be used as a deodorant to curb perspiration. It is used in making body butter which replenishes moisture to skin cells while protecting the skin.
Natural fresh-cut lemongrass detoxifies as it purifies. After the distillation process, the exhausted grass is used locally to feed cattle. It is widely used in soaps and lotion bases.
Lemongrass also freshens the air with natural fragrances, thus eliminating the need for synthetic, harmful air freshners.
It can be kept in the kitchen, study, bathroom, bedroom, office, workshop, glove compartment, garage, pocket, purse etc.
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