Species: Cymbopogon citratus
Method: Steam distillation
Note Classification: Top
Scent: Earthy citrus
Extracted From: Fresh and partially dried grass
Of Interest: After the distillation process, the exhausted grass is used locally to feed cattle.
Aromatherapy Properties: Nervous exhaustion, headaches and stress. Colitis, indigestion, gastroenteritis.
Acne, athlete’s foot, excessive sweat, insect repellent, scabies, and slack
tissue. Muscular pain, poor circulation and muscle tone.
Blends Well With: Basil, Bergamot, Black Pepper, Clary Sage, Cypress, Fennel, Ginger, Grapefruit, Lavender, Lemon, Marjoram, Neroli, Palmarosa, Patchouli, Rosemary, Tea Tree.
Safety Data: Non-toxic, but possible dermal irritation or sensitization may occur in some individuals, use with care. Its use while pregnant is not recommended.