Our organic East Indidan Lemongrass oil is steam distilled from the rich, spicy green grasses of the Cymbopogen flexuosus plant cultivated in the rural countryside of southern India.  Lemongrass oil is naturally comprised of 70% of the aldehydes (organic compounds that enhance a range of fragrance notes) Geranial and Neral, collectively known as Citral used extensively for its aromatherapy benefits as well as a natural deodorant offsetting odor with it’s antibacterial properties.  In addition to the aldehydes Lemongrass contains healing compounds of hydrocarbon terpenes, ketones and esters.  Lemongrass oil is also loaded with Vitamins A, B1, B2, B3, B5, B6, folate and Vitamin C along with a powerhouse of essential minerals such as Zinc, Magnesium, Phosphorus, Manganese, Copper, Potassium, Calcium, and Iron.  The presence of these vitamins and minerals is responsible for it’s incredible antifungal, antiseptic, insecticidal and counterirritant properties, able to treat and heal dandruff and other wounded scalp conditions especially those caused by fungi and bacteria.  Lemongrass oil is known and proven to increase blood circulation to the scalp that stimulates hair follicles encouraging new growth while also strengthening the hair follicles making them more resilient, deterring breakage, hair thinning, and falling out.  Lemongrass oil has Limonene, which balances sebum production of the scalp and dissolving excess oil making it beneficial for oily hair while also providing healthy moisturization for dry irritated scalps.  It further acts as a natural conditioner for the hair itself making it softer and more manageable while adding increased luster and shine.  This oil has non-comedogenic properties, which won’t clog pores and acts as a natural detoxifier for the scalp treating pimples and blackheads.  As a result of all these healing properties Lemongrass has been used to treat a variety of other ailments such as headaches, indigestion, and muscle and joint pain.  Lemongrass’s powerful aromatherapy properties soothes the nervous system inviting comfort during difficult emotional times while encouraging motivation during times of anxiety stress, and depression.  It uplifts, and relaxes, assisting in both reducing fatigue and energizing the mind.