Complete Guide to Essential Oils/A to Z of essential oils/Lemongrass
- Lemongrass (Cymbopogon citratus)
Lemongrass oil comes from the leaves of the Cymbopogon citratus plant. It has a sweet citrus scent. It has an antidepressant and diuretic effect.
Relieves indigestion and stimulates the appetite.
Soothes stress, nervousness and depression.
Improves oily skin and fights athlete's foot. Reduces excessive perspiration.
- Lemongrass oil may irritate sensitive skin. May provoke Asthma attack in Ashmatic patients.