2535 0 obj <>stream Major Constituents: Limonene, neral and geranial when present together in an oil are known as citral, farnesol – antibacterial, borneol, geraniol. Lemongrass essential oil should be used with caution when used in cosmetic products. Use curiosity to allow movement into other realms, experiencing new adventures that renew passion and excitement in your life. Tisserand R and Young R, Essential Oil Safety Second Edition, Churchill Livingstone Elsevier, 2014 Jefferies J, Osborn K, Aromatherapy Insight Cards. %%EOF so i would like to know, is it possible the oil that i have is pure? Lemongrass is used as a flavoring in many foods and is a favorite in Thai dishes. Citral is a known skin irritant. Fragrant Change Healing Card: When my path is blocked, I find another way. Aromatherapy Today, Vol.32 (2005) There is pure lemongrass essential oil and no such recognized thing as “therapeutic” grade. 0 Main Growing Areas: India, Guatemala, Madagascar, Brazil, Malaysia, Vietnam, Comoros islands. Hi Suci, Instead, I’ve included a nice little room spray recipe for you to try. Aroma: Fresh grassy citrus with earthy tea like undertone (C.citratus), fresh, grassy, lemony (C. flexuosus). Valerie Worwood writes that lemongrass helps clear regrets and shame and encourages us to forgive those who have dishonoured and discredited us. The majority of the essential oil is used in the flavour and perfume industries. is the geographic factor can alter the component of the oil? EXPANSION To date, there is insufficient scientific evidence to substantiate these claims with the exception of its antibacterial characteristic. At best you might say that citronella oil and lemongrass essential oil are cousins. h�bbd``b`>$W &) �� Kq���@��D������$B@,O�"���w@��H�� ����� �@BX&&��AJ�AF� �\A�����iR��84��?�0 ��� Hodges C, Contemplations for the Soul (2016) Note: Avoid spraying  on furniture because it can stain. Therapeutic actions: Analgesic, insect repellent, skin tonic, antiseptic, antifungal, diuretic, lymph drainage, oily skin, jet lag, muscular aches and pains, rheumatic pain, tendinitis. I think your questions will be answered best If you visit this academic journal: “Extracto es el aceite esencial de la Graminea Cymbopogon Citratus, desterpenado (rectificado) y emulsificado, elimina la bacteria Helicobacter Pylori, causante del 80 % de las gastritis. Lemongrass essential oil has antiseptic properties. 33 pounds of grass yields 1 pound of essential oil. 2005) Robbi Zeck writes that lemongrass inspires expansion on all levels and motivates you to move beyond any limitations and opens the way for you to step into your best possible future. 2466 0 obj <> endobj C. citratus has a higher myrcene level which should make it less irritating in that it lowers the citral levels to the skin. La bacteria se transmite de manera exclusiva entre seres humanos a través de la vía fecal-oral, y contaminantes en el agua y alimentos. �����c��|�vۥ�@����%o�]�)vVX0�1�? New Burlington Books (2003) flexosus or citratus? The Essential Oils Desk Reverence lists the following benefits associated with lemongrass essential oil: antifungal, antibacterial, anti-parasitic, anti-inflammatory, regenerates connective tissues and ligaments, dilates blood vessels, improves circulation and promotes lymph flow. This post is designed to give you the facts pertaining to lemongrass and lemongrass essential oil. Plants really need warm weather to do well they do not do well in cool wet summer climates.They cannot take -6 C at all, C.Citratus can be grown as perrenial in zone 8B and maybe 8A. They also recommend a dermal maximum of 0.7% to avoid skin sensitisation. Expand your mind and environment to a place where there are no restrictions, self-imposed or otherwise. There, now you can add lemongrass to your collection of essential oils. Do you feel that you are just existing rather than living and dreaming of a life that seems impossible to obtain? In future posts you will see it pop up again in recipes. Living Energy, Aust. 3rd edition Volume 1.The Perfect Potion, Australia (2018) Lemongrass is made into a tea which supposedly helps with gastrointestinal problems, however, though this hasn’t been given rigorous scientific scrutiny, it is a common use in folk medicine. The Perfect Potion, Australia (1995) %PDF-1.7 %���� Lemongrass will cure cancer – Unknown. Susanne Fischer-Rizzi considers lemongrass a secret aid for people who have trouble getting started in the morning. "8:p��^�x- -Ċ`1�+d4ra�`��ၟ|" With its fresh, citrusy scent, lemongrass essential oil is a type of essential oil often used in aromatherapy for health and beauty. Essential oils of a number of Cymbopogon species have been extensively studied for their chemical composition by gas chromatography, GC-MS and NMR spectroscopy [1-9]. Emotional and Spiritual: Refreshing, uplifting, stimulating, alleviates stress and anxiety that may lead to depression, aids logical thinking, lack of concentration, mental fatigue. If you’re interested, send us an e-mail and we’ll delve into that for you. Citronella oil comes from Cymbopogon nardus or Cymbopogon winteratus. Deborah Eidson suggests that lemongrass is an energetic tonic to the etheric body and shields the aura from electromagnetic bombardment. Peter Holmes writes when lemongrass is inhaled in low amounts it induces feelings of renewal and transformation and helps to resolve day to day distressing feelings and emotions. The Difference Between Essential Oils and Fragrance Oils. Interesting snippets: Traditionally used in Indian medicine for treating infectious illness and fever. All lemongrass essential oil is the same – False. Don’t spray on your skin or into food and beverages. �cJ�!�gJZ�L�2�f 9,,�����)�!��5{�.9���u1��I��|O�art��_ir�7�'%��I�0>�{��?x�����LN~է�����a���xp�d�����!.�?��I5����Q]Տo���M5�'�{���e�&�?���;t�4�izE���{�/k�g����Qq���nnkf�H���/��~X�L�JޏGu�3���s&ub�S�. Zeck R, The Blossoming Heart. C. flexuosus has a higher citral concentration than C. citratus (the type we carry). Lemongrass is the same as citronella – False. Lemongrass essential oil blends well with Bergamot, Cedarwood, Geranium, Lemon, Neroli, Palma Rosa, Petitgrain, Rosemary and Tea Tree. Lemongrass softens rigid mental attitudes, changing a pessimistic outlook to one of optimism as well as helping depression rooted in trying to live up to social standards.