lemongrass essential oil 5ml

Latin name Cymbopogon citratus

Because of its high proportion of citral, the oil is remarkably antiseptic and it is useful as a preventative against antibacterial and anti-fungal infections when applied to the horse's skin.

On a behavioural level, the aroma of lemongrass may help animals that are depressed, confused or anxious.

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Lemongrass essential oilCymbopogon citratus

Indian grown and distilled from the fresh or dried grass.

Lemongrass has long been used therapeutically, especially in Ayurvedic medicine in India. There it is given as an antidote to infectious virus or high fever. Lemongrass has also been used traditionally for arthritis and muscular pain as well as chronic digestive problems.

Properties: Because of its high proportion of citral, the oil is remarkably antiseptic and it is useful as a preventative against antibacterial and anti-fungal infections when applied to the horse's skin.

On a behavioural level, the aroma of lemongrass may help animals that are depressed, confused or anxious.

Principle constituents: citral,myrcene, dipentene, methylheptenone, linalo, geraniol, nerol, citronellol, farnesol.

Safety: Generally held to be non-toxic, low possibility of skin irritation so use at low dilutions.