Botanical Name: Cymbopogon citratus
Method: Steam Distilled
Plant Part: Leaves
Note: Top - Middle
Blends Well With: Citronella, Lemon Eucalyptus, Geranium, Lavender, Nova Mandarin and Ginger CO2
Aroma: Deeply sweet, earthy and citrusy with an intense herbaceousness, similar to Lemongrass
Color: Clear-Pale Yellow
Safety: Keep out of reach of children. If pregnant or under a doctor’s care, consult physician. Avoid contact with eyes. Do not use internally unless instructed by a licensed aromatherapist or physician.
Adult Max Dilution: 0.7%
Shelf Life: 2-3 Years
Pet Safety: Essential oils are generally safe to diffuse around adult cats and dogs intermittently. Ensure the room you’re diffusing in is well-ventilated and that your pet can leave if desired. Discontinue use if you notice any adverse reaction. Avoid topical use and diffusing around young pets, small animals or pets with health problems.
- There are several ways to effectively use Xiang Mao essential oil and obtain its benefits, including 1.) Add 10 drops to your essential oil diffuser per 100 ml of water. 2.) Add 10 drops to an Essential Oil Inhaler and take it with you for on-the-go therapeutic use. 3.) Create a spray by combining 20 drops Xiang Mao and 1 tablespoon 190-proof grain alcohol in a glass spray bottle. After a few hours, add 3 tablespoons of distilled water. Spray onto surfaces and in the air to refresh your space.
- Xiang Mao is a type of lemongrass, and for this reason, is commonly referred to as West Indian Lemongrass. Native to Southeast Asia, Xiang Mao looks like a long grass with green fragrant leaves. Throughout tropical parts of Asia, Xiango Mao is often used in cooking and in teas. As an essential oil, its full of anti-inflammatory properties that soothe soreness and speed up muscle recovery. Xiang Mao is antifungal and can be helpful for various skin conditions.
- Deeply sweet, earthy and citrusy with an intense herbaceousness, Xiang Mao’s aroma is similar to Lemongrass. Its citrusy, earthy aroma helps center your energy and prepare you for the day. Use Xiang Mao in a diffuser to focus your attention and uplift your spirits. If you’re looking for an uplifting diffuser blend recipe, combine 2 drops Xiang Mao, 2 drops Grapefruit and 1 drop Eucalyptus. For an earthy, warm blend, combine 2 drops Patchouli, 1 drop Xiang Mao and 1 drop Clove- Bud.
- Xiang Mao is native to Southeast Asia and tropical parts of the world. Each farm and distillery we partner with must follow Edens Garden’s code of ethics and meet our standards for quality and sustainability. For this reason, our Xiang Mao essential oil is ethically and sustainably sourced from Haiti. Like all of our essential oils, Xiang Mao is a reflection of the hard work and expertise of our partner farms and distilleries. As a part of our pledge, we support farms that put people first and uphold rigorous quality standards.
- Edens Garden offers the highest quality Xiang Mao essential oil available. It has been GC/MS tested and analyzed by third-party essential oil chemists, industry experts and our in-house team of aromatherapists for purity and quality. From there, it’s been further tested by way of refractive index, specific gravity and organoleptic examination so you can rest assured you’re getting the very best in every bottle. While some might hike up prices for quality oil, we’ve chosen to price our oils affordably by cutting out the middleman, selling solely online rather than brick-and-mortar stores and offering wholesale pricing to everyone across the board. In other words, we’re putting an end to the idea that essential oils must be expensive in order to be 100% pure and high quality.
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