by michael holloway
Lemongrass essential oil is a very popular and fresh smelling scent. It is by far one of our most popular soap bars and one of my personal favourites, I always look forward to making up a new batch! Lemongrass contains substances that are known to relieve pain and swelling, reduce fever, improve cognitive efficiency and relax smooth muscle.
NAME: Cymbopogon flexuosus, Cymbopogon citratus
FAMILY: Poaceae (Gramineae)
AROMA INTENSITY: Strong
AROMA: Fresh, lemony, grassy, earthy
EXTRACTION METHOD: Steam distilled from the grass
Analgesic (pain relief), anti-fungal, anti-inflammatory, diuretic, encourages detoxification, antimicrobial, antioxidant, antiallergenic, anti-parasitic, antiseptic, antiviral, astringent, antibacterial, anti-neuralgic, insect repellant, eases sports injuries, helps bruises heal, deodorant, antidepressant, helps ease difficult emotional transitions, energising, reduces fatigue, stress relief.