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Lemongrass Essential Oil

Cymbopogon flexuosus | Essential Oil
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Lemongrass Essential Oil (Cymbopogon flexuosus) is also commonly known as Oil Grass. Lemongrass Essential Oil has an extremely strong fresh, lemony, grassy, and earthy aroma presenting a top-middle fragrance note.

Lemongrass Essential Oil is part of our Relief collection. When mixed with a carrier oil, Lemongrass makes an effective insect repellent. The citrusy scent is often used in soaps, detergents, perfume, and skin care products. To give your laundry a fresh fragrance, apply the oil to a wet cloth and add to the dryer.

Use Lemongrass oil in a massage to help relax muscles and stimulate the senses. When diffused or used in an aroma inhaler, Lemongrass Essential Oil may help support concentration and give you an energy boost.

The statements contained herein have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. Neither Rocky Mountain Oils nor its products are intended for the purpose of diagnosing, treating, curing or preventing any disease. If you are pregnant, nursing, taking medication, or have a medical condition, consult your physician before using these products.


Botanical Name: Cymbopogon flexuosus
Country of Origin: India/Nepal/Guatemala*
Extraction Method: Steam Distilled
Plant Part: Grass & Stems
Aroma: Sweet, Citrus
Consistency: Thin
Blends Well With: Cedarwood, Helichrysum itallicum, Helichrysim gymnocephalum, Lavender, Lemon, Melissa, Sandalwood

*Some of our oils have multiple countries of origin. To confirm which country your specific bottle of oil originates from, please consult its GC/MS test at https://www.rockymountainoils.com/get-gcms-test-results/.
  • An effective insect repellant when diffused or added to DIY bug sprays
  • Use in a massage oil to help relax muscles
  • Diffuse in the morning to give you energy to start the day
  • Add 2-4 drops to a wash cloth or wool dryer balls, then toss into the dryer to give clothes a fresh and vibrant scent

No More Stale Air

Mix blend in a dark colored, glass bottle and shake well for 2 minutes. Allow to sit for 24 hours before using. Add a few drops and diffuse in any room with stuffy air. Inhale aromas deeply.

Possible skin irritant. Use a carrier oil when applied topically. 

Click here for dilution rates.

Use sparingly while pregnant or breastfeeding.

Kids Safety: Safe to use topically with children 2 years of age and older. Dilute to a .5-2% dilution rate for topical application.

Practice safe diffusing:

- Diffuse in an open, well-ventilated area.

- Keep children out of the direct line of mist.

- Diffuse in 30-60 minute intervals with ample break periods for safe and effective use.

Your trust and confidence is very important to us. As part of our S.A.A.F.E. Promise™ to you, we provide GC/MS (Gas Chromatography / Mass Spectrometry) test results from a verified third party, independent lab for each one of our essential oil products.

GC/MS tests verify purity and quality of the oils we sell, so you can be sure you’re using the highest quality oils available on the market today.

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For batch specific GC/MS test click here.

Customer Reviews

140 Reviews

The Customer Reviews are provided for the benefit and information of RMO’s customers. RMO prohibits any customer reviews that contain vulgar, explicit, or inappropriate language or content. Among other things, inappropriate content includes, but is not limited to, customer reviews that make claims violative of FDA regulations or laws, such as claims that the product is used for the purpose of diagnosing, treating, curing, or preventing any disease.

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Lemongrass and lavender what a match
November 8, 2020
4 months ago
Absolutely Love the fresh clean smell. One of my favorites
August 14, 2020
4 months ago
Very strong!
Ya it's strong so a little goes a long way. I use this in my kitchen sink. It helps clean out the stinky garbage disposal smell.
June 20, 2020
over 2 years ago
Smells great
May 15, 2020
7 months ago
LOVE LOVE LOVE this scent.
March 15, 2020
1 year ago
Love the scent
March 14, 2020
over 2 years ago
Very good quality and smells for hrs in my house!
March 14, 2020
9 months ago
Love it!!
This oil is definitely one of my faves!! Smells wonderful!!
December 30, 2019
11 months ago
Love all RMO oils.
December 21, 2019
12 months ago
Smells wonderful and has a very calming effect...have not used it just yet.
December 14, 2019
1 year ago
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is it safe for my 3 year old child?
cidfofa on Jun 1, 2019
BEST ANSWER: Great question! Yes, Lemongrass is safe for children 2 and older.

-RMO Team
Is this okay to use on my face?
A shopper on Jun 4, 2018
BEST ANSWER: We would generally not recommend using Lemongrass Oil on your face as it is considered a "hot" oil and can cause irritation on sensitive areas. If you do choose to use it on your face, we recommend diluting it to a .5-1% dilution with a carrier oil and keeping it away from the eyes. A dilution chart can be found on our website under the "learn" tab.
Larger size lemongrass amt available?
Kathleen N on Jul 2, 2017
BEST ANSWER: The largest size Rocky Mountain Oils carries in essential oils is 15 ml.
I’ve heard that some EOs are harmful to cats (Lemongrass being one of them) when diffused. Do you know if this is true? If so, which oils are they?
Valerie M on Aug 13, 2018

At this time, we have found insufficient research about using essential oils on or around domestic animals, including procedures and possible reactions. Because of this lack of research, we are unable to advise how to use essential oils with pets.

The websites below can be great tools. Keep in mind, we are not associated with these websites.


- RMO Team
Oil for hair growth?
A shopper on Oct 23, 2017
BEST ANSWER: Lemongrass is a great essential oil for the relief of muscle as well as commonly used in soaps, detergents, perfume, and skin care products.

Essential oils known to support the hair would be Tea Tree, Rosemary, Myrrh and Lavender. Our Blend Hair Support is a great one as well! https://www.rockymountainoils.com/hair-support.html


-RMO Team
Can lemongrass oil mixed with a Shea body butter lotion applied topically over a large part of body cause heart arrhythmia?
A shopper on Jul 8, 2018
BEST ANSWER: We are sorry we are unable to address specific conditions due to FDA regulations.

We would recommend consulting these suggestions with an aromatherapist for more specific guidance relating to a condition. A great website to find an aromatherapist near you is: www.naha.org

If you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to let us know.

-The RMO Team
The label says Cymbopogon citratus however the description says Cymbopogon flexuosus. Which one is it? Or is it a blend?
A shopper on Jun 18, 2018
BEST ANSWER: Thank you for bringing this to our attention. We are working on changing the website to reflect the most current information. We currently are offering the Cymbopogon Flexosus and it is 100% Lemongrass Essential Oil.

--The RMO Team
Is this oil food grade in other words can I cook with it?
Walter W. on Apr 30, 2018
BEST ANSWER: Essential oils are very potent and can be dangerous if not used correctly.

All of our oils are 100% pure, natural, and authentic. However, we cannot provide dosing suggestions or directions on how to ingest if you choose to do so.

If you do choose to ingest the oils, we suggest consulting an Aromatherapist or trusted health professional for guidance.

RMO Team
Is this therapeutic grade?
Kathleen J on Apr 24, 2018

Many essential oil users have become acquainted with the term “therapeutic grade” to ensure that an essential oil is of the highest quality. However, here at RMO, we offer something even better! Our S.A.A.F.E. Promise details the extensive research and testing that we practice to provide 100% pure and therapeutic essential oils. We invite all customers, new and experienced, to look through the procedures that make up our S.A.A.F.E.

Promise here: https://www.rockymountainoils.com/quality

- RMO Team
Do you sell this in the bigger size?
A shopper on Jan 9, 2018
BEST ANSWER: We currently only sell this in a 15ml bottle. Thanks!-The RMO Team
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The statements contained herein have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. Neither Rocky Mountain Oils nor its products are intended for the purpose of diagnosing, treating, curing, or preventing any disease. If you are pregnant, nursing, taking medication, or have a medical condition, consult your physician before using these products.

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