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Lemongrass Products

Lemongrass Products

Lemongrass, Cymbopogon citratus, is a perennial grass in the family Poaceae grown for its fragrant leaves and stalks which are famously used in Asian cuisine. Native to India, Sri Lanka, Indonesia, Burma and Thailand, it thrives under tropical conditions and matures to a height of around 3 feet. Here at Indigo Herbs we are delighted to offer Lemongrass Essential Oil and Lemongrass Leaf Tea, two wonderful ways to enjoy the many benefits of this fragrant, refreshing herb. 

The essential oil that is extracted from this wonderfully fresh, zesty grass has been used for millennia as a folk remedy for various conditions. Its main constituents include; limonene, myrcene, citronellal, nerol, geraniol, neral and citral, which are known for their antiseptic, antifungal, anti-inflammatory and insecticidal properties.

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Latin Name: Cymbopogon flexuosus

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  • Oil of Cymbopogon flexuosus extracted using the steam distillation method
  • Bright, fresh, invigorating and uplifting, citrus lemony scent
  • Traditionally used for its zingy, uplifting properties
  • Aroma: top to middle note
  • 100% pure botanical ingredients – no solvents used in the extraction method
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Lemongrass Essential Oil 10ml from Indigo Herbs is a zesty, fresh and uplifting aromatherapy oil that has a multitude of uses. It’s sunny disposition make Lemongrass oil ideal for uplifting ones mood. Diffuse in an oil burner to create a clean and relaxing scent for your home, dilute in your favourite carrier oil or add to natural hair care products to promote healthy skin and shiny hair.

At Indigo Herbs we are passionate about premium quality botanicals. Explore the tabs on this page to find out more about the quality, manufacture and suggested use of this essential oil. At Indigo Herbs we are committed to empowering optimum health and nutrition and assisting you to take responsibility for your own health and wellbeing, by having access to many of natures healing botanicals.

Using Aromatherapy in your daily routine is simple, easy and can be enormously beneficial. Pure neat essential oils can be evaporated into the environment and inhaled while products that have already been diluted in an oil can be applied straight to the skin. There are lots of different ways to utilize the pure neat essential oils; these can be made into a room spray or used in an an essential oil burner/ vaporizer.

This is a lovely way to perfume an environment and essential oils are very good at affecting the mood, mind and emotions when evaporated into the air. Adding essential oils to your bath is the best way to ensure the oils are absorbed through the pores of the skin while also inhaling the vapors; maximum benefit can then be had whilst enjoying a soak. Additionally the neat oils can be diluted into a carrier medium. This can be a cream, body butter, face cream, vegetable body oil and bath salts to name a few. For full instructions go to our How to use Aromatherapy page.

Lemongrass essential oil can be used in the bath, or vaporized in an oil burner. It can be added to a massage oil or cream. Use 6-8 drops per bath and 10 -18 drops per 30ml of carrier oil. See Essential Oil Dosage Chart

Blends well with; basil, cedarwood, coriander, geranium, jasmine, lavender and tea tree essential oils.

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  • 100% pure botanical ingredients - no solvents used in the extraction method
  • Bottled in a pharmacoepial grade brown glass bottle

Manufacture Process

Our essential oils are manufactured to GMP standards using steam distillation or cold pressing.

Indigo Herbs Lemongrass Essential Oil is extracted using the "steam distillation" method. In this process the botanical material is placed in a still and steam is forced over the material. The hot steam helps to release the aromatic molecules from the plant material since the steam forces open the pockets in which the oils are kept. Molecules of the volatile oils then escape and evaporate into the steam. The temperature of the steam needs to be carefully controlled - just enough to force the plant material to let go of the essential oil, yet not too hot as to burn the plant material or the essential oil. The steam now containing the essential oil is passed through a cooling system to condense the steam which forms a liquid. The essential oil is then separated from the water and bottled, resulting in 100% pure essential oil.

Essential oils need to be diluted first; never apply an essential oil directly to the skin. Avoid contact with eyes and mouth.

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Latin Name: Cymbopogon flexuosus

  • Long history of traditional use
  • Beautifully fresh and aromatic herbal tea
  • Re-sealable air tight, foil pouch to ensure maximum freshness
  • 100% pure botanical ingredients, absolutely nothing added
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Lemongrass Leaf Tea 50g from Indigo Herbs is derived from the highest quality Lemongrass. This fragrant, zesty and refreshing tea has a long history of traditional use. Lemongrass Leaf Tea can be made into a delicious, hot herbal tea and consumed daily.

Indigo Herbs Lemongrass Tea can be infused in boiling water and made into a delicious herbal tea drink. At Indigo Herbs we are passionate about premium quality botanicals. Explore the tabs on this page to find out more about the quality, manufacture and suggested use of this herb. We are unable to advise you here on the benefits of our herbal products, however we do recommend you take the opportunity to research the many benefits of this herb. At Indigo Herbs we are committed to empowering optimum health and nutrition and assisting you to take responsibility for your own health and wellbeing, by having access to many of nature’s healing botanicals. Please consult a Herbalist as to how this product can benefit you.

Also known as: British Indian Lemongrass, Ceylon Citronella Grass, Citronella, Citronnelle, Cochin Lemongrass

Making a delicious cup of tea with loose leaf herbs is simple and easy. Brewing loose leaves is a traditional art with many different styles and varying items of tea brewing equipment on the market. There are one cup teaballs that can be filled with loose leaves, flowers, and barks and submerged straight into a boiling cup of hot water and then left to infuse. The rule of thumb with brewing loose leaves is to allow them to fully release their beneficial aromatic phyto-chemical content.

This process is lovingly called brewing and takes 5-10 minutes so a tea cosy is recommended if you are using a pot. When making a pot of tea it is advised that you use one teaspoon of loose leaf tea per person and one for the pot. Any true tea maker who truly appreciates the art would recommend heating the pot first, and of course when the tea is fully infused it is absolutely necessary that the drinker sits down and takes a minute to enjoy! For full instructions go to our How to make Herbal Tea Page.

Lemongrass Tea can be made into a delicious hot drink by decocting the Lemongrass into boiling water. Use 1-2 teaspoons per cup of boiling water and steep for 3-10 minutes depending on taste. Then strain and serve.

The leaves that are used for Indigo Herbs Lemongrass Leaf Tea come from plants that are grown specifically for the use as tea. Cultivated in close proximity, the Lemongrass plants first reach maturity before they can be cut and dried in semi shade. Only the best prime examples of the leaf are used in our tea. The plant matter is then slow dried out of direct sunlight and tested for pollutants before being made ready for shipping.

Please contact your healthcare practitioner before using Lemongrass if you are; pregnant or breastfeeding, taking diabetes medication, undergoing chemotherapy or have liver disease.

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  • Natural source of caffeine
  • Invigorating infusion with a zesty taste.
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Rio Amazon Tea Yerba Mate with Lemon (tea bags).

Rio Amazon Tea Yerba Mate with Lemon (tea bags). Reinvigorate your zest for life with this energising lemon infusion. This tropical yerba maté tea with a fresh touch of lemon contains naturally occurring caffeine, so you can enjoy nature’s benefits and tropical freshness at once.

Indigo Herbs has selected some of the best dietary supplements, teas & snacks from other leading health brands to complement our own extensive range of nutritionally dense superfoods, wholefoods, herbal powders and loose leaf teas. As well as being of the highest quality we believe these products directly relate to Indigo Herbs mission to offer our customers the best possible range of life enhancing health and nutrition supplements.

Yerba maté (Ilex paraguariensis) 39.4%, Lemongrass 30%, Lemon fruit 20%, Lemon flavour 8.6%, Stevia (Stevia rebaudiana) 2%.
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