Essential oils


Lemongrass

Essential oils

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The lemongrass or lemongrass has the scientific name cymbopogon citratus. In Asia, lemongrass is used to make soup, tea, curry to accompany fish, chicken, beef and seafood. In Madagascar, lemongrass or veromanitra is often used as tea and in inhalation . It grows in the highlands of Madagascar.
Citronella essential oil is highly concentrated in citrals (neral + geranial) and geraniol. These different molecules give it the following main properties:

  • Vasodilator +++: this essential oil helps dilate blood vessels. This results in better blood circulation in the body and, ultimately, a decrease in blood pressure.

  • Sedative +++ (citral): Lemongrass essential oil contains citral, a relaxing molecule that acts on the nervous system. It decreases anxiety states and promotes sleep.

  • Digestive Tonic ++: the molecules contained in the essential oil of Lemongrass participate in a facilitation of digestion by stimulating the various functions of the digestive system.

  • Anti-Inflammatory ++ (citral): citral makes it possible to modulate the body's response to an attack suffered (inflammation) and calms the sensations of heat, and the resulting redness.

  • Antiseptic ++ (geraniol, citral): this essential oil prevents the development and growth of viruses, bacteria and fungi in the body. Citral and geraniol exhibit bactericidal action against Salmonella enteritidis and enterica, Listeria monocytogenes and Escherichia coli. They also fight against the development of the fungi Penicillium digitatum, Candida albicans and Saccharomyces cerevisiae. Finally, citral and geraniol constitute a protective barrier against viruses, thus slowing their progression in the body in order to stop it as quickly as possible. Citral effectively targets the cold and vaginal herpes virus.

But also these secondary properties
  • insect repellent
  • deodorant
  • anti-tumor
  • anti dandruff
  • anti cellulite
  • anti stretch marks
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Botanical characteristics
  • Latin name: Cymbopogon flexuosus (Nees ex Steud) W. Wats.
  • Botanical family: Poaceae
  • Distilled part: herbaceous parts
  • Country of origin: Madagascar
Biochemical characteristics
  • citral: 60 to 86%
  • geraniol: ≤ 8%
Physical characteristics
  • Density at 20 ° C: 0.885 to 0.905
  • Refractive index at 20 ° C: .483 to 1.489
  • Rotary power at 20 ° C: -4 ° to 1 °
  • Flash point: + 80 ° C
Organoleptic characteristics
  • Appearance: limpid mobile liquid
  • Color: pale yellow to orange-yellow
  • Odor: fresh, citrusy
Aromeya offers citronella essential oil in the following cases:
  • Bad smells
  • Excessive sweating
  • Oily skin prone to acne
  • Insomnia
  • Mosquito bites
  • Nervous fatigue, headaches, and other stress-related problems
External use

This oil sold by Aromeya is a general tonic.

Promote natural smells while keeping mosquitoes away by spraying a few drops of essential oil on your curtains.

For insect bites, apply a drop of lemongrass essential oil to the pimple 3 to 4 times on the day of the bite.


Internal use

Diffusion
To repel mosquitoes, diffuse a few drops 30 minutes to 1 hour.
Avoid using lemongrass essential oil for sensitive and delicate skin.

Medical advice

Before any use in diffusion of this essential oil, people with asthma should seek advice from their doctor.

Skin application

Please dilute this essential oil to 20% in a vegetable oil before any skin application (20% essential oil in 80% vegetable oil).

Women who are more than three months pregnant can use this essential oil by the diluted cutaneous route, on medical advice.

In ingestion

The oral route is reserved for therapeutic prescription.

In broadcast

This way of using Lemongrass essential oil is possible for pregnant women and babies.

In very sensitive people, this essential oil can cause tears or cough.

Allergenic components

Lemongrass essential oil has a high dosage of allergenic biochemical components:
  • citral (geranial + neral) (60 to 86%)
  • geraniol (≤ 8%)
  • limonene (≤ 3%)
  • linalool (≤ 2%)
  • citronellol (≤ 1%)
  • isoeugenol (≤ 0.5%)

Note: It is best to test the essential oil before using it (two drops in the crook of the elbow for at least 24 hours to check that there is no reaction).

Essential & vegetable oils from Madagascar
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