Lemongrass essential oil, certified organic

NZ $10.80


Certified Organic Essential Oils, Essential Oils: J - O


Lemongrass essential oil, certified organic


Cymbopogon flexuosus


Certified organic, BioGro




Sharp, lemon

Plant part used


Extraction method

Steam distillation






Oil and alcohol

Usage rate

Skincare : 0.1 - 1%
Soapmaking: 1 - 3 %



Blends well with

Lavender, peppermint, rosemary, teatree



Palm oil


Animal tested




Description: A fragrant perennial plant that grows to 50cm, it has red-coloured stems and fast-growing grass-like leaves that are used in the distillation.

Strength of aroma: strong

Common uses

Aromatherapy: Lemongrass essential oil is often used in aromatherapy due to its invigorating and revitalising scent. Inhaling the aroma of lemongrass oil can help improve mood, reduce stress, and increase mental clarity.

Air freshener: The pleasant citrusy scent of lemongrass essential oil makes it a popular choice for creating homemade air fresheners. You can add a few drops of the oil to a diffuser, spray bottle, or potpourri to naturally freshen up indoor spaces.

Insect repellent: Lemongrass essential oil can be used as a natural alternative to chemical insect repellents by adding a few drops to candles, diffusers, or sprays.

Cleaning agent: Lemongrass essential oil makes a useful ingredient for homemade cleaning solutions. You can add it to water and vinegar mixes to create a fragrant and effective cleaner for various surfaces.

Stress reduction: The scent of lemongrass essential oil has been associated with stress reduction and relaxation. Diffusing the oil or using it in a calming environment can help contribute to a sense of tranquility.

Energy boost: The invigorating aroma of lemongrass oil can help improve alertness and boost energy levels. Inhaling the scent can provide a natural pick-me-up during periods of fatigue or low energy.

Mood enhancement: Lemongrass oil's citrusy scent is believed to have mood-enhancing properties. Diffusing the oil or adding it to a relaxing bath can create a more positive and uplifting atmosphere.

Safety data: Very potent and not to be used on sensitive skin. Avoid use during pregnancy.

Packaging - See our blog on our commitment to sustainable packaging.
Our essential oils come in amber glass bottles with dripulator caps:
5ml and 20ml with an 18 neck dripulator cap, either white or black, depending on stock availability.
30ml, 50ml, 100ml, 250ml, with a 28 neck white dripulator cap (except for oils that are too thick for a dripulator, which have a black open pour cap).
500g and 1kg options come in an aluminium bottle; 5L comes in a plastic jerrycan.
If you need precise drops for your products we suggest you buy our 5ml or 20ml dropper bottles and transfer the oils or buy our disposable or glass pipettes

Important note: The information provided is for educational purposes only. It is not considered complete and is not guaranteed to be accurate.

General safety information: Do not take any oils internally.
Do not apply undiluted essential oils, absolutes, CO2s or other concentrated essences onto the skin.
If you are pregnant, epileptic, have liver damage, have cancer, or have any other medical problem, use oils only under the proper guidance of a qualified aromatherapy practitioner.
Use extreme caution when using oils with children and give children only the gentlest oils at extremely low doses.
It is safest to consult a qualified aromatherapy practitioner before using oils with children.
A skin patch test should be conducted prior to using an oil that you've never used before.


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