Cymbopogon Citratus

Cymbopogon Citratus (Lemon Grass Oil)

Lemongrass essential oil comes from the Cymbopogon Citratus plant also known as lemongrass plant which is a fast growing, perennial aromatic grass native to Southern India The lemongrass has been a part of traditional medicinal systems of India since ancient times.

Applications

• Medicinal
• Cosmetic
• Aromatherepy
• Perfumery Market
• Food & Flavor
• Skin & Hair Care
• Ayurveda


Active Ingredients

  • Myrcene
  • Citronellal
  • Geranyl Acetate
  • Nerol
  • Geraniol
  • Neral
  • Limonene
  • Citral
  • Dipentene
  • Terpineol
  • Farnesol
  •  

Our Strict QC regime ensures all our Products & batches strictly adhere to our self- quality control test parameters and assay protocol standardized by HPLC. Heavy Metals and Microbiological profile meets IP standards. This ensure highest purity product reaches our customers.

Pharmacological Activities


The health benefits of Lemongrass essential oil can be attributed to its properties as Anti-microbial, Anti-fungal, Anti-protozoan, Analgesic, Anthelmintic, Antibacterial, Antidepressant, Anti-infectious Anti-inflammatory, Antioxidant, Antiphlogistic, Antiseptic, Astringent, Balsamic, Calmative, Carminative, Diuretic, Digestive, Immunostimulant & Stimulant.

Facts


Family                               :         Poaceae or Gramineae

Scientific Name              :         Cymbopogon citratus or Cymbopogon flexuosus

Common Names             :         Citronella grass, Lemongrass

Country of Origin            :         India

Colour                                :         Pale yellow to vivid yellow

Odour                                :         strong, herbaceous, and intensively earthy, 

                                                      citrus

Solubility                          :         Soluble in alcohol and oils Insoluble in water

Extraction Method         :         Steam Distillation

Part Used                          :         Fresh or partly dried Leaves

Concoction:

  • Basil
  • Cedarwood
  • Coriander
  • Geranium
  • Jasmine
  • Lavender
  • Lavandin
  • Tea tree

Health Benefits:

  • Acne
  • Anxiety
  • Athlete's foot
  • Excessive sweating
  • Headaches
  • Indigestion
  • Muscle aches
  • Insect Repellent

References:

  1. Mansurah A.Abdulazeez, 2016, Abdulmalik S.Abdullahi, 2016
  2. Bolanle D.James, 2016, Gagan Shah, 2011
  3. Vivek Panchal, 2011
  4. Narender Sharma, 2011
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