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Lemongrass Essential Oil

Botanical Name: Cymbopogon flexuosus
Extraction Method: Steam Distilled
Extracted From: Leaves
Farming Method: Organic
Nation of Harvest: India
Size: 10ml (1/3 ounce)

Description: Lemongrass essential oil is renowned for its multitude of health benefits, attributed to its properties as an analgesic, antidepressant, antimicrobial, antipyretic, antiseptic, astringent, bactericidal, carminative, deodorant, diuretic, febrifuge, fungicidal, galactogogue, insecticidal, nervine, sedative, and tonic substance. It is also known to help with an underactive thyroid when used in conjunction with Myrrh.

Oil Safety Information: This oil holds GRAS status (Generally Recognized As Safe) with the exception of the information listed below:

  • Lemongrass is a known possible skin and mucous membrane irritant. We recommend heavy dilution before skin application as well as consulting your healthcare provider prior to use if you are pregnant or nursing.
  • We do not recommend internal use or undiluted skin application of any essential oils unless under the direction and care of a qualified medical professional. See our FAQ for more information.
  • Products and information from By Faith have not been evaluated by the FDA and are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any health condition or disease.

GC/MS Results:

Main Constituents:

  • Myrcene: 10.5%
  • Cis β-Ocimene: 0.6%
  • Methyl-6-Hepten-5-One-2: 1.6%
  • Cis Isocitral + Linalool: 1.5%
  • Trans Isocitral: 1.4%
  • β-Caryophyllene: 0.2%
  • Neral: 31.3%
  • Geranial: 42.5%
  • Geranyl Acetate: 1.8%
  • Nerol: 0.2%
  • Geraniol: 4.9%

Conclusion: No adulterant, contaminant, or dilutant was detected.

Please note that our GC/MS results may change somewhat frequently. The results above are for the most recently tested distillation and will vary slightly on current or future distillations.