Lemon Grass Essential Oil
Lemongrass Oil is derived from Lemongrass, which is a fast growing, tall, aromatic perennial grass native to Asia.
Uses & Benefits:
- Its aroma inspires and brings fresh energy, clears the mind. This reviving oil will re-energize a person and helps the body recover after illness by invigorating the glandular system.
- It is popular skin care ingredient for oily, mature and inflamed skin.
- It is used in insect repellents, room sprays, soaps and detergents.
- Lemongrass essential oil can also be used as a deodorant to curb perspiration.
- Lemon grass features in Indonesian, Malaysian, Sri Lankan and Indian cooking and is widely used in savoury dishes and meat, poultry, seafood and vegetable curries and also in herbal tea.
Lemon Grass Essential Oil Specification:
Botanical Name: Cymbopogon citratus
Common name: Lemongrass Oil
Mode of Extraction: Steam distilled
Parts Used: Leaves
Note Classification: Top
Appearance: Pale yellow to yellow liquid
Organoleptic Properties: Lemony, green, citral, floral and citrus-like odor
Refractive Index at 20 °C: 1.475 – 1.500
Specific Gravity at 20 °C: 0.885 – 0.900
Solubility: Insoluble in water, soluble in alcohol and oils
Storage: Well closed in air tight containers away from sunlight and heat preferably in amber color glass containers
Blends With: Pine, Thyme, Lavender, Rosemary, Marjoram, Cedarwood and Lemon
Constituents: Myrcene, citronellal, geranyl acetate, nerol, geraniol, neral and traces of limonene and citral.