About: Cymbopogon flexuosus is a perennial grass that reaches four feet in height. The oil carries an earthy lemon aroma.
- Latin Binomial; Cymbopogon flexuosus
- Country of Origin; India
- Traditional Uses; Acne, athlete’s foot, excessive perspiration, insect repellent, open pores, pediculosis, scabies, tissue toner, muscular pain, poor circulation, muscle tone, slack tissue, colitis, indigestion, gastro enteritis, infectious disease, headaches, nervous exhaustion, stress related conditions
- Method of Production; steam distillation of the leaves
- Perfume Note; top
- Safety; possible dermal irritant; moderate to high need for dilution prior to topical application
How to Use:
Diffusing: Add 5-10 drops to your diffuser.
Topical Use, Bathing & Massage: Add 2-5 drops to 10ml of carrier oil and place in warm bath water or massage into skin.
Facial Steam: Add 2-5 drops to a bowl of steaming water and inhale deeply for 5-10 minutes. For best results, cover your head and the bowl with a towel to trap steam.