Lemongrass is similar in a lot of ways to Citronella and they can be diffused together or separately to repel insects. It can also be used together with other essential oils, such as the ones in our Bug Repellent Collection, to make natural bug spray.
Lemongrass has a very pleasant scent that can be described as earthy, lemony, and sweet, and can be diffused all year.
We have added Lemongrass to lotions as well, and it is a popular scent for body care products.
It is a very effective antimicrobial, and fights antibiotic resistant strains of Staph:
Country of Origin: India. Steam Distilled.
Botanical Name: Cymbopogon flexuosus
Safety Info: Avoid use with children and if you have glaucoma. Men should use caution if any prostate condition exists. Skin irritation possible especially with skin hypersensitivity or damaged skin. Diluted skin test recommended. Avoid use during pregnancy.