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
Physical and Chemical Properties
Soluble in ethanol. Slightly soluble in glycerol.