This tall perennial grass with fragrant narrow leaves have a variety of uses in cooking, home pest remedy and in Chinese medicine. The leaves are steam distilled to get the essential oil.
Antibacterial, antifungal, anti-inflammatory, a good natural insect repellent. May be used for muscular pains, fungal infections, insect bites.
Blends Well With:
Blends well with cedarwood, cinnamon leaf, geranium, ginger, lemon, lime, tanglad, rosemary, spearmint, palmarosa, pine, ylangylang
May cause skin irritation on sensitive or damaged skin. Always conduct a skin patch test. Avoid application during pregnancy.