Lemongrass Pure Essential Oil
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Lemongrass Pure Essential Oil

Product name: Lemongrass oil
CAS NO.: 8007-02-1
EINECS NO.: 801-680-9
Appearance: Light yellow to light brown liquid
Aroma: sweet lemon and herb fragrance
Storage condition: 2-8 ° C

Lemongrass oil description

Lemongrass, also known as citronella and Liquidambar, belongs to the genus citronella of the Gramineae and is a wild plant in some tropical and subtropical areas. Fresh eastern Indian lemon grass or partially dried whole plant of western Indian lemongrass can be cut into sections, and lemongrass oil can be obtained by steam distillation, and the oil yield is 0.2%~0.8%. Its main components include citral, geranylene, laurene, limonene, methylheptanol, citronellal, geraniol, nerol, pinene, camphorene, etc.

Lemongrass essential oil function and application

1. Lemongrass oil is mainly used for the synthesis of Ionone and other spices. It is also used to prepare Osmanthus fragrans, roses, lemons and other edible essence.

2. Lemongrass oil has the function of antibacterial and antivirus, so it can reasonably prevent contact infectious diseases. Because it has the practical effect of stimulating nerves, relaxing tense muscles and alleviating pain.

3. It can stimulate nerves and promote blood circulation. Drop a little lemongrass essential oil into boiling water to bathe or soak your feet, which can achieve the actual effect of activating blood circulation, removing blood stasis and dredging meridians.

Lemongrass fragrance oil synthetic method

It is obtained from the fresh or slightly dried whole plant of citronella, a grass root herb growing in tropical and subtropical areas, through cutting and steam distillation. The yield is 0.2%~0.8%.

Pure lemongrass oil main components

Citral, geraniol, laurene, limonene, methylheptaneol, citronellal, geraniol, nerol, pinene, camphorene, etc.

Organic lemongrass essential oil chemical properties

Light yellow to light brown liquid, with sweet lemon and herb fragrance. It is miscible in benzyl benzoate, diethyl phthalate, vegetable oil and propylene glycol, and insoluble in glycerol and water. The East Indian type is easily soluble in ethanol, but the West Indian type can produce turbidity. Under alkaline conditions, it can be partially destroyed and polymerized by inorganic acid, which is stable for weak organic acid.