Lemon Grass Oil (Cymbopogon flexuosus )

Lemon Grass Oil (Cymbopogon flexuosus )

Medicinal & Aromatherapy use: Athlete’s foot, insect repellent, scabies, muscular aches and pains, poor circulation, insufficient milk in breast feeding mothers, colitis, indigestion, fevers, infections illness, headaches, nervous exhaustion and other stress related disorders.

Category:

Common Name: Lemongrass
Botanical Name: Cymbopogon flexuosus (D. C.) Stapf.
Source:Cultivated
Introduction / Varity of plant / Method of extraction / Distilled organ: Lemongrass oil is obtained by steam distillation of partially wilted leaves of Cymbopogon flexuosus (D. C.) Stapf.
1. Organoleptic Properties
Appearance Fluid liquid.
Color Deep yellow to orange-brown.
Aroma Fresh-grassy lemon-type.
2. Physico-chemical Properties
Specific gravity 0.8725 to 0.8965 at 25º C
Optical rotation [-] 1.25º to [-] 5º at 25º C.
Refractive index 1.4850 to 1.4936 at 25º C
Acid number 2 to 10
Ester number 15 to 40
Ester number after acetylation 220 to 260
Solubility Soluble in 0.5 to 1.5 vol. of 80% alcohol
Aldehyde content 70 to 85% (Hydroxylamine hydrochloride method)
3. Uses  
(a) In flavors, cosmetics and perfumery.
(b) Medicinal & Aromatherapy use: Athlete’s foot, insect repellent, scabies, muscular aches and pains, poor circulation, insufficient milk in breast feeding mothers, colitis, indigestion, fevers, infections illness, headaches, nervous exhaustion and other stress related disorders.

Reviews

There are no reviews yet.

Be the first to review “Lemon Grass Oil (Cymbopogon flexuosus )”

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *