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    Organic Lemongrass essential oil

    A large herb that grows in tropical climates, Lemongrass belongs to the Cymbopogon family, like Palmarosa or Java Lemongrass. Its clumps of tall, thin leaves are sharp and it rarely flowers. These different plants are very similar, but their essential oils each have their own particularities: this one is herbaceous, lemony and fruity.

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    Quality Botanical family: Poaceae Latin name: Cymbopogon flexuosus Other names: Lemon grass Origin: Madagascar, India Cultivation: Controlled organic agriculture - Certisys-BE1 control Distilled part: Plant (herb) Production process: Steam distillation Quality: 100% pure, natural and chemotyped Olfactory notes: lemony, fresh, herbaceous, slightly earthy Main constituents Terpene aldehydes: citrals (68%) Terpenes: myrcene Monoterpenols: geraniol (6%), linalool Esters: Geranyl acetate Note Extremely close to the West Indian lemon grass, Cymbopogon citratus, so much so that they are sometimes confused, Lemongrass has a slightly lower monoterpenol content. Not to be confused either with May Chang, Litsea citrata, or with Sweet Verbena or Lemon Verbena, Aloysia citriodora. Our opinion To benefit from its warm envelopment, it is in diffusion that such an essential oil gains to be used in priority. Think also of incorporating it in household cleaning products for its fresh and pleasant smell. Precautions for use Not to be given to pregnant or breastfeeding women or children under 6 years of age. A certain dermocausticity requires that this essential oil be sufficiently diluted for cutaneous use. Avoid contact with the eyes. Keep out of reach of children.

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