Lemongrass, organic India

100% pure and natural essential oil

Botanical name: Cymbopogon flexuosus 'citraliferum'

Plant Part: aerial parts

Extraction method: steam distilled

Origin: India


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Crop type: 
Certified organic culture
Free flowing liquid; dark yellow
Lemon like odor
Oil Properties: 
Wellness - Tonic
Wellness - Esthetics & Beauty
Oil Recommendations: 
Onction huileuse
Cymbopogon flexuosus (D. C.) Stapf., Cymbopogon schoenanthus
Cymbopogon schoenanthus oil
Product code: EAB296355

Cautions and warnings:
Do not use pure essential oils. Essential oils are diluted in a vegetable oil when applied to the skin. Carry out a skin tolerance test in the crook of your elbow and wait 48 hours before using the oil on the skin. Do not use the essential oil if you notice a reaction such as redness, itching or stinging.
Keep out of reach of children.
If accidental ingestion occurs, seek urgent medical attention or contact a Poison Control Center.
Avoid contact with eyes and mucous membranes. Essential oils should not be applied to the eyes, the eye contour area, neither into the ears. In case of contact, apply a plenty of vegetable oil and take promptly medical advice.
If symptoms persist or worsen when using essential oil, consult a health care practitioner.
If you have epilepsy or asthma, consult a health care practitioner prior to use.
Avoid exposure of applied area(s) to the sun.
If you are pregnant or breastfeeding, do not use essential oils.
Known adverse reactions:
If you experience nausea, dizziness, headache or an allergic reaction, discontinue use.
Store in airtight, light-resistant container at room temperature.
The information contained on our site is presented purely for information purposes and cannot, in any case, bind the responsibility of the company. In no way does this information constitute a recommendation for preventive or curative treatment, prescription or diagnosis, nor should it be considered as such.

Words by Anny Schneider

This organic essential oil of lemongrass (or East Indian Lemongrass or Malabar grass) releases an invigorating lemony scent.

It is a powerful anti-inflammatory, it has its place in the synergies treating rheumatism, tendonitis and arthritis.

It also regulates excessive sweating and integrates well with a deodorant and is eventually added to sanitizing household products.

Well diluted in a suitable vegetable oil, it repels mosquitoes and eventually calms their bites.

Origin of this essential oil

Essential oil obtained by steam distillation of the aerial parts of organically grown lemongrass in India.


Anti-inflammatory, it is also known to tone blood circulation and relieve muscle pain.

Widely used as a repellent against mites and other insects.

Also indicated in case of exhaustion, melancholy and nervous tension.


Keep away from children, air, heat and light.
  • Always use it very diluted in a neutral vegetable oil.
  • Avoid applications on the face and/or in the sun.
  • Contraindicated in pregnant women and children under 6 years old

More information

Also known as East Indian verbena, Indian lemongrass, Indian lemongrass, East Indian lemongrass is a herbaceous plant from tropical regions, growing in dense tufts, with powerful roots, with ribbon-like, narrow and lanceolate leaves, with shaped peduncles. branches, slightly fragrant (1.5 m high).


Several plants of the "Cymbopogon" species are rich in essential oils, we can mention among others:

The Cymbopogon caesius which is the brown lemongrass or Kachi grass.

Cymbopogon citratus which is lemongrass (true) or Indian verbena.

The Cymbopogon martini which is the palmarosa or Indian geranium, ginger grass or Rosha grass".

The Cymbopogon nardus which is the Ceylon citronella.


It is part of the Poaceae family which was formerly called Grasses.


Lemongrass essential oil has shown skin anti-inflammatory, anti-herpetic, anti-bacterial, sedative and hypotensive properties.


This oil can be dermocaustic and is contraindicated in pregnant women and children under 6 years old.


Main components of essential oil

  • Monoterpene aldehydes (60-85%) Citrals: geranial (= citral a): 45 % and neral (= citral b): 25 to 30 %, citronellal < 1 %
  • Monoterpenols: alpha-terpineol 2 to 3%, borneol 2%, geraniol, nerol, citronellol
  • Sesquiterpene aldehydes: farnesal 3%
  • Monoterpenes: camphene 1%, limonene
  • Sesquiterpenes: beta-caryophyllene 1.5%, gamma-cadinene
  • Ketone: sulcatone 0.3 - 1.4%


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