Lemongrass oil

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An essential oil obtained from the lemongrass plant, Cymbopogon citratus, that is native to the India, Guatemala, and the East and West Indies. Lemongrass oil is used as a perfume and stabilizer in soaps. It is also considered an insect repellent.

Synonyms and Related Terms

Cymbopogon citratus; esencia de hierba de limón (Esp); olio di citronella (It); Indian verbena oil

Other Properties

Soluble in ethanol. Slightly soluble in glycerol.

CAS 8007-02-1

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