Essential Oils / Aroma Therapy Oils

Lemon Grass Oil

Product Name:
Lemon Grass Oil
Family:
poaceae
Description & extraction:
it is extracted from cymbopogon citratus (also known as andropogon citratus, a. Schoenathus - west indian, madagascar or guatemala lemongrass; andropogon flexuosus, cymbopogon flexuosus - east indian, cochin, british india or native lemongrass), of the poaceae family. Lemongrass oil is extracted from the fresh or partly dried leaves by steam distillation.
Chemical Components:
the main chemical components of lemongrass oil are myrcene, citronellal, geranyl acetate, nerol, geraniol, neral and traces of limonene and citral.
Toxicological Properties:
Lemongrass oil is analgesic, anti-depressant, antimicrobial. antipyretic, antiseptic, astringent, bactericidal, carminative, deodorant, diuretic, febrifuge, fungicidal, galactagogue, insecticidal, nervine, nervous system sedative and tonic.
Appearance:
Fluid liquid
Colour:
Light Yellow to Pale Yellow
Odour:
The odour is strong, sharp, pungent & fresh-grassy Lemon type
Botanical Source:
Lavendula Officinalis
Specific Gravity:
0.894 -0.924 (0.910)
Optical Rotation:
-3° To +1° (-0.6)
Refractive Index:
1.4830 - 1.4890 (o.14878)

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