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Lemongrass

  • India
  • Nepal
  • Organic
  • Essential oil

Cymbopogon flexuosus

Commercial name: Organic Essential Oil of Lemongrass
Botanical name: Cymbopogon flexuosus
Origin: India/Nepal
Processing method: Steam distillation of the leaves.
Organic status: EU and NOP

INCI name: Cymbopogon Flexuosus Leaf Oil
EINECS-CAS: 91844-92-7
Alternative CAS: 8007-02-1
EC: 295-161-9
REACH registration number: 01-2120119366-58-0011

Odour: Strong, lemony, herbaceous.
Appearance: yellow liquid.

Relative density (20°C): 0.881 to 0.905
Refractive index (20°C): 1.477 to 1.489
Optical rotation (20°C): -5° to +1°
Flash point: 71°C (closed cup)

Neral: 27% to 37%
Geranial: 35% to 45%
Total Citral: 65% to 85%
Geraniol: 2% to 10%
Geranyl Acetate: 0.5% to 6%

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