Lemongrass is a fast growing, tall, aromatic perennial grass that grows up to 1.5 metres (4 feet) in height. It is native to Asia, but is now cultivated mostly in the West Indies, Africa, and Tropical Asia.
Therapeutic properties:West Indian lemongrass has analgesic, antidepressant, anti-inflammatory, carminative, fungicidal, sedative and tonic properties, while East Indian lemongrass has anti-inflammatory, antiseptic, sedative and digestive tonic properties.
Ayurveda medicine: Balances the Pitta docha, decreases the Kapha docha and has no effect on the Vata docha.
Perfume Key Qualities: Uplifting and slightly cooling. Some find it relaxing while others find it reviving.
Lemongrass brings light to the conscious mind. It stimulates the left brain by
tempering concrete logical thoughts with spirituality. It can repair holes in the auric field and protect the energy field from the bombardment of electromagnetic energy of radio, TV, computers, and other appliances. Lemongrass can also help with discernment. Lemongrass can be used to clear and cleanse rooms. It dispels negative energy and stimulates psychic awareness. Useful in purification blends. It can also help clear regrets or shame and help one to “forgive and forget”.
Plant Part: Leaves
Extraction Method: Steam Distilled
Color: Yellow to brownish yellow liquid.
Strength of Aroma: Strong and has a fresh earthy, citrusy scent.
CAS Number: 8007-02-1
Dilution of oil is always recommended. May cause skin irritation in some individuals and a skin test is recommended prior to use. Store into dark glass containers to maintain freshness and attain maximum shelf life. Do not use during pregnancy.
These statements have not been evaluated by Food and Drugs Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat or cure any disease(s).
The information has been extracted from books written by Beverely Hawkins, (West Coast Institute of Aromatherapy) Vancouver, Canada.
Hawkins, B. (1999). West Coast Institute of Aromatherapy.
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