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Lemon grass essential oil

 

Botanical name: Cymbopogon flexuosus

INCI: : Cymbopogon citratus Leaf Oil

CAS No: 89998-14-1

EINECS No: 289-752-0

Country of origin: Morocco

Extraction method: Steam Distilled

Part used: Leaves

Color: Transparent, clear liquid

Gravity: : 0.869 - 0.904

Major constituents: Citral (>60%), Citronellol (<1%), eugenol (<1%),Geraniol (5-10%), Limonene (<1%)

Common uses: lemongrass  is widely used as a fragrance in perfumes and cosmetics, such as soaps and creams. Citral, extracted from the oil, is used in flavoring soft drinks in scenting soaps and detergents, as a fragrance in perfumes and cosmetics, and as a mask for disagreeable odors in several industrial products.

Citral is also used in the synthesis of ionones used in perfumes and cosmetics. Source of lemongrass oil used to flavor teas, ice cream, candy, pastries, desserts and chewing gum. Also used in cosmetics and perfumes. Quick growing clumps. Can be used instead of the classic lemongrass (Thai) in culinary dishes. The oil is used in perfume, makeup, soap, hair products, cleaner, antifungal agents, incense, and potpourri. Lemongrass oil revitalizes the body and relieves the symptoms of jetlag, clears headaches and helps to combat nervous exhaustion and stress-related conditions.

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