Country of Origin:
Israel / India
Strength of Aroma:
Lemongrass essential oil has a fresh strong citrus green tenacity, lemony, tea-like scent.
Blends Well With:
Bergamot, Carrot Seed, Cedarwood, Citronella, Fir Needle, Geranium, Grapefruit, Jasmine, Lavender, Lemon, Sweet Marjoram, Nutmeg, Palmarosa, Pine and Spruce.
Recent research at the University of Ben Gurion in Israel has identified and isolated the chemical Citral in Lemongrass which makes it function as a natural herbal cancer remedy. Citral gives the lemon aroma to Lemon Verbena and MELISSA as well and functions as a natural herbal remedy for cancer. Citral causes cancer cells to die while leaving healthy cells to do their job (Israel21c.org).
Benefits: Aids clearing infections, repairing ligaments, improving vision, bladder infection, kidney disorders, fluid retention, edema, varicose veins, excessive perspiration, insect repellent (fleas, lice, ticks), opening pores, tissue and muscle toner, aids poor circulation and stress.