Lemongrass Organic Essential Oil

Lemongrass Organic Essential Oil

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Botanical Name: Cymbopogon Flexuosus

Botanical Family: Poaceae

Main Constituents:
Geranial: 42.47%
Neral: 33.16%

Plant Part: Leaves

Origin: India

Cultivation Method: USDA Certified Organic

Processing Method: Steam Distilled

Approximate Shelf Life: 1 – 2 Years

Aromatic Scent: A strong top-middle note.  Citrusy, Earthy, Fresh, Herbaceous, Lemony, and slightly Sweet.

Blends Well With: Cedarwood, Lavender, Lemon, Marjoram, Pine, Rosemary, and Thyme.



Antianxiety, Antibacterial, Antidepressant, Antifungal, Anti-inflammatory, Antioxidant, Antipyretic, Antiseptic, Anti-spasmodic, Antiviral, Astringent, Calming, Cephalic, Carminative, CNS tonic, Cooling, Diuretic, Disinfectant, Energizing, Insecticidal, Insect repellent, Nervine, Sedative, Stimulant


Recommended Usage

See our General Safety Guidelines for recommended usage.

This oil is not safe for children.

Add a maximum of 1 drops (0.05 mL) to 10 mL of carrier oil (or 0.7%) for topical applications.


Can be used topically to:

  • Reduce pain and inflammation
  • Boost circulation
  • Soothe achy muscles
  • Ease muscle spasms
  • Alleviate headache
  • Detoxify
  • Deodorize
  • Boost digestion
  • Reduce cholesterol
  • Ease stress
  • Fight viruses
  • Kill fungus
  • Treat respiratory infection
  • Fight free radicals
  • Ease menstrual cramps
  • Relieve symptoms of depression
  • Boost immune system
  • Fight fatigue
  • Nourish skin

Can be diffused or inhaled to:

  • Fight viruses
  • Kill fungus
  • Deodorize
  • Alleviate headache
  • Treat respiratory infection
  • Relieve symptoms of depression
  • Boost immune system
  • Fight fatigue
  • Purify the air

Can be used around the house to:

  • Disinfect surfaces/filters – try adding drops or spray to furnace/air/vacuum filters! *avoid open flame
  • Freshen Laundry
  • Remove sticky goo (stickers, glue)



Lemongrass supports the 1st, 3rd, 4th, and 6th chakras.


Safety and Warnings

Tisserand and Young have shown that Lemongrass oil has a low risk of irritation and a low risk of sensitization. [1] 

Lemongrass interacts with anti-diabetic medications and drugs metabolized by CYP2B6.

Below are some of the known drug interactions for Lemongrass.  Check with your healthcare provider before using Lemongrass essential oil if you are currently taking prescription medication.

Lemongrass interacts with anti-diabetic medications (through oral routes) and drugs metabolized by CYP2B6 (through all routes).

Moderate interaction:

  • Ketamine
  • Efavirenz (Sustiva and others)
  • Bupropion (Wellbutrin, Zyban and others)
  • Cyclophosphamide (cytophosphane and others)
  • Ifosfamide (Ifex and others)
  • Methadone (Dolophine, Methadose and others)
  • MDMA (ecstasy and others)
  • Thiotepa

Minor interaction:

  • Nicotine

We do not recommend topical use in concentrations above 0.7%

Avoid during pregnancy and breast feeding.

This oil is not safe for children.

This oil has GRAS status.  (Generally regarded as safe)



  1. Tisserand & Young Essential Oil Safety, 2ndEdition Churchill Livingstone Elsevier. Edinburg 2014 

Extreme overuse of essential oils can be very dangerous, and even fatal in rare cases(ingestion by children).  Always follow our General Safety Guidelines and dilute your oils.  Some people may have adverse or allergic reactions.  Do not ingest essential oil.  Avoid contact with eyes and sensitive areas.  Keep out of reach of children.  

All of our oils are of USDA certified organic origin, 100% natural, non-GMO, and Cruelty-Free, unless otherwise stated.  Any inquiries can be sent to mountainwellnessproducts@gmail.ca