Lemongrass Oil


Fragrance Synthetic and Natural

No known benefits

Lemongrass Oil description

Also known as Oil of Verbena. As a volatile fragrant oil, it contains compounds (including limonene and citral) that can cause sensitivity when applied to skin.

Lemongrass Oil references

  • Phytomedicine, 2002, issue 3, 259-262

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Ingredient ratings


Proven and supported by independent studies. Outstanding active ingredient for most skin types or concerns.


Necessary to improve a formula's texture, stability, or penetration.


Generally non-irritating but may have aesthetic, stability, or other issues that limit its usefulness.


There is a likelihood of irritation. Risk increases when combined with other problematic ingredients.


May cause irritation, inflammation, dryness, etc. May offer benefit in some capability but overall, proven to do more harm than good.


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Not Rated