|Botonical Name||Cymbopogon flexuosus|
|Country of Origin||India
|Color & Odor||Pale yellow to radish brown liquid. with Very strong and stimulating characteristic lemon odor.|
|Solubility||Soluble in alcohol and oils. Insoluble in water.|
|Extraction Method||Steam distillation of the grass|
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.
It can blend with basil, cedarwood, coriander, geranium, jasmine, lavender and tea tree.
It mainly consists of myrcene, citronellal, geranyl acetate, nerol, geraniol, neral and traces of limonene and citral.
This is mainly used for making teas, soups, and curries.