Lemongrass

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Botonical NameCymbopogon flexuosus
Country of OriginIndia
Color & OdorPale yellow to radish brown liquid. with Very strong and stimulating characteristic lemon odor.
SolubilitySoluble in alcohol and oils. Insoluble in water.
Extraction MethodSteam distillation of the grass

DESCRIPTION
It is an essential oil that is extracted from lemon grass. It is a tall perennial grass, a genus of about 55 species, native to warm temperate and tropical regions. The grass is also known as lemon grass, barbed wire grass, silky heads, citronella grass, fever grass and many others.

COMMON NAMES
Cymbopogon

BLENDS WITH:
It can blend with basil, cedarwood, coriander, geranium, jasmine, lavender and tea tree.

CONSTITUENTS
It mainly consists of myrcene, citronellal, geranyl acetate, nerol, geraniol, neral and traces of limonene and citral.

USES
This is mainly used for making teas, soups, and curries.

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