Essential Oil 10ml - Lemongrass

Essential Oil 10ml - Lemongrass

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Latin name: Cymbopogon Nardus

Part of the plant used: Dried grass

Source : Java

Extraction method: Steam distillation

This lemongrass essential oil wholesale is steam distilled from the leaves and stems of Cymbopogon plant species, particularly Cymbopogon nardus. Lemongrass oil is known as an herbal insect repellent, a bio-pesticide with a non-toxic mode of action , and has been approved for this use in the United States since 1948. The main producing countries of this oil are Indonesia and China, which together produce about 40% of the essential oil lemongrass from around the world.

Besides being useful as an insect repellent for the skin, this oil is good for excessive sweating, oily skin and hair, and acts as a deodorant. It is said that she soothes pain due to rheumatism and arthritis , and helps resist flu, colds and minor infections. The oil is good for the digestive system to cure colitis, intestinal infections and get rid of intestinal parasites. It relieves menstrual cramps and pain and speeds up the heart rate. Used in a vaporizer, it is known to dispel fatigue, headaches and neuralgia, and create an atmosphere of joy and optimism.

Avoid use during pregnancy and in children under 3 years old. Do not consume internally.

Ancient cultures in India, Egypt, and elsewhere, where the Cymbopogon herb species grew, used them to repel insects, especially mosquitoes . At that time, people settled near rivers and bodies of water. While this was a good thing in many ways, it also meant an abundance of insects, mosquitoes, which brought disease and killed people. So, using this herb as a repellent was a matter of life and death in those days.

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