Lemongrass Essential Oil: Everything You Need to Know


Lemongrass or Cymbopogon citratus has been used in cooking and herbal medicine for thousands of years. It was originally grown in Asian and African countries and is used all over the world not only for its flavor in cooking, but for its extracted oil for aromatherapy benefits as well. 


  1. Helps relieve stress
  2. Uplifts mood
  3. Contains antibacterial and anti-fungal properties




Add a few drops to your favourite diffuser like our Bliss Diffuser and enjoy filling your space with an uplifting energy.


Add a few drops to a spray bottle diluted with water to use as a natural household cleanser


Add drops to laundry to freshen your clothes with an uplifting scent.


Lemongrass is quite strong and only a small amount is generally required when blending with other oils. The scent is described as fresh, lemony, grassy, earthy, and sweet. It pairs well with Lime, Geranium, Lavender, Basil, Sweet orange, Clary sage, Yang Ylang, Grapefruit, Lemon and Patchouli among other essential oils. Here are some blends we’ve compiled for you to try; 


Trip to the Spa 

Turn any space into a relaxing trip to the spa.

4-6 drops Lavender Oil

2-4 drops Lemongrass Oil

1-2 drop Lime Oil

Fruits on Loop

This delicious blend smells like a bowl of everyone's favourite fruit-flavored cereal.

2-3 drops Grapefruit Oil

2-3 drops Lemongrass Oil

2-3 drops Bergamot Oil

Bye-Bye Headache

Relieve headaches with this expertly crafted blend. 

4-6 drops Lavender Oil

2-4 drops Peppermint Oil

2-4 drops Lemongrass Oil






Disclaimer: you should always consult your physician prior to using Lemongrass Essential Oil when pregnant, breastfeeding or trying to become pregnant. When blending, always ensure you are diluting the oils to the recommended ratios either with water or a carrier oil to ensure no irritation to the skin occurs. All of Scentuals essential oils are for external use only and should never be ingested.

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