Cymbopogen citratus – Morning heart starter

Therapeutic Benefits

Analgesic, antiseptic, digestive tonic, antidepressant, sedative, deodorant, general tonic.

  • Enhances:  Awareness, clarity of thought, concentration, rejuvenation, vitality.
  • Reduces:  Depression, mental exhaustion, nervousness, stress.


  • Digestive system:  Colitis, flatulance, indegestion, sluggish liver.
  • Musculoskeletal system:  Bruises, sciatica, sports injury, skin tone, poor circulation.
  • Nervous system:  Depression, study aid, concentration, nervous exhaustion.
  • Integumentary system:  Acene, tinea, excessive perspiration, open pores.
  • Other uses:  Insect repellant – mosquitoes, ticks, fleas, lice.

Methods for Use

  • Massage:  Use up to 25 drops in 50mL of massage oil base.
  • Aromatic Bath:  Add 5-10 drops in water, agitate to disperse.
  • Vaporiser:  Use 8-10 drops in vaporiser dish.

Parts Used

Fresh and partly dried leaves.

Method of Extraction

Steam distillation.

Safety Precautions

  • Non-toxic but may cause dermal irritation or sensitisation.


West India.

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