Lemongrass (Cymbopogon citratus/flexuosus) Essential Oil

Lemongrass (Cymbopogon citratus/flexuosus) Essential Oil

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Lemongrass (Cymbopogon citratus/flexuosus) Essential Oil

Cymbopogon flexuosus and Cymbopogon citratus both yield Lemongrass oil, with the typical chemical composition.

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Plant description

Latin Name : Cymbopogon citratus/flexuosus
English Name : Lemongrass
French Name : Citronnelle des Indes, verveine des Indes
Family : Poaceae or Gramineae
Origin : India, Africa, Antilles

History and Origin

The Cymbopogon family includes around 50 species native to Asia but some were introduced and naturalised since a long time in the intertropical world because of their excellent aromatic, culinary and medicinal virtues. It’s a perennial tropical plant growing in a hot and humid climate. Its leaves are long and thin, with cutting edges, rough and pale green- grayish. It grows in dense clumps. It’s allowed to grow for 3 to 4 years, and then the plant is collected 3 times a year. The separation is made through vegetative propagation process by dividing the clumps. Medicinal properties are known since the days of the Egyptians and the Romans.

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Aromatherapy Data Sheet

Distilled Part : Herb
Extraction : Steam distillation
Oil Characteristics :

Pale yellow to pale green clear mobile liquid with a fresh citrus scent and some earthiness.

Properties : Negativant, anti-depressive, bactericide, carminative, fungicide, digestive tonic++, vasodilatator+++, anti-inflammatory++, sedative+++.
Indications : Muscle pain, lack of muscle tone, colititis, indigestion, gastro-enteritis, fever, infectious diseases, headaches, nervousness, state of stress, digestive and hepatic insufficiency++, cellulite++, arteritis+, neurovegetative dystonia +++.
Energetic and Emotional Effect : It soothes angers and helps manage life conflicts. It has a purifying effect. 
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In Asia and in India, bases of the rush are used for cooking. In Morocco, citronella is used to flavor mint teas. It blends well with ginger, coconut, garlic, green onion and and pepper.


It refreshes rooms, repels insects and purifies what’s left from anger and irritability. 


Green citrus scent.


Used in acne creams, in case of excessive sweating and athlete’s foot. In massage oil, it gives a purifying sensation, it reduces itching and skin rash. It is an insect repellant. It is also used as a tonic for the skin.


Geranium, bergamot and other citruses. 

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Lot: CYFLIND08Q (2016/02)


Monoterpene aldehydes: neral (29,445%), geranial (37,130%)

Monoterpene alcohol: geraniol (10,649%)


Lot: CYFLIND05U (2018/06)


Monoterpene aldehydes: geranial (39,42 %), neral (32,26 %)

Monoterpene alcohol: geraniol (6,56 %)


Lot BCYFLIND06V (2021/04)


Monoterpene aldehydes: geranial (37,130 %), neral (29,445 %)






































































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Documentation and References

  • FRANCHOMME, Pierre, Docteur PÉNOËL, Daniel, L'aromathérapie exactement, Éditions Roger Jollois
  • EIDSON, Deborah, La guérison vibratoire, Guy Trédaniel éditeur, p. 198-200
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