Cymbopogon flexuosus, Organic, Aerial Parts of Plant, India
This strongly scented tall grass is lemony and herbaceous. It is native to Asia but now is cultivated in the East and West Indies and Central America. In traditional Indian medicine, it was used for fever and infectious illnesses.
It is a hot, burning oil. Called the sportsman's oil, it is used for sprains, strains, dislocations. Traditionally used as an insect repellant, for insect bites and lice. May be relaxing to the body. Has anti-inflammatory qualities. Use caution when adding to blends as it tends to 'take over'.*
Caution: 100% pure essential oils. Carefully dilute with a CARRIER OIL such as, Fractionated Coconut, Jojoba, Grapeseed, Olive, or Almond oil BEFORE application to skin.
MUST be diluted before application.
External use only.