Botanical Name: Cymbopogon flexuosus
Steam distilled leaves
Citronellol: 25.27 , Geraniol: 37.32
Properties: antiseptic, astringent, anti-depressant
Scent: fresh, citrusy
Blends well with: pine, thyme, lavender, rosemary, marjoram, cedarwood
Cautions: glaucoma, skin hypersensitivity, broken skin, pregnancy. Must be used at a 0.7% dilution for pregnant / breastfeeding clients.
Lemongrass is an excellent alternative to phototoxic lemon-scented oils (Lemon, Lemon Verbena, Lime)