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LEMONGRASS

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DISTILLATION PROCESS 
The complete distillation of Lemongrass - citronella  of Comoros lasts about 3 hours. 

The variety of Lemongrass that we distill is CYMBOPOGON FLEXUOSUS

Extraction process: hydro distillation
Part of the plant used: aerial parts
Harvest month: January

Known for purifying the ambient air and dispelling bad odors such as tobacco can also be used in infusion.  The lemongrass plant has natural properties that are  flee mosquitoes and insects but also microbes, viruses and bacteria.

PROPERTIES OF LEMONGRASS ESSENTIAL OIL

 

Rich in powerful percutaneous anti-inflammatory active ingredients 
Mosquito repellent 
Antifungal 
Deodorant and atmospheric antiseptic 
Medium Anti-Bacterial 

USE TIPS

 

DiffusionIn a diffuser, put a few drops and let it diffuse for a few minutes to clean the air and get rid of bad odors (5 to 10min per hour).

Or pour 2 drops of lemongrass  essential oil on a porous pebble.​

Massage: Mix a few drops of lemongrass essential oil in a vegetable oil and apply in massages on the painful areas.

Care:  Put a drop directly on the scratchy mosquito pimple to soothe the itch.

In infusion or decoction: For digestive problems. It is recognized for its digestive and calming properties. It promotes digestion, relieves intestinal disorders and stomach cramps.

 

PRECAUTIONS FOR USE
 

- To avoid any risk of skin irritation, dilute theessential oil  in a vegetable oil (coconut oil, argan oil etc). It is recommended to do  an application test in the bend of the elbow 48 hours before use.

- Not recommended the first 3 months of pregnancy.
- Keep out of reach of children.

-  Certain natural compounds contained in this essential oil may present a risk of allergy in certain sensitive people when the essential oil is incorporated into a cosmetic composition (according to the 7th Amendment of the European Directive on cosmetic products (2003/15/EC)): geraniol, citronellol, limonene, eugenol, linalool, citral (geranial and neral).

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