Sunshiv Botanics essential oils extract the lemongrass leaves to get the natural oil with its intense flavour. The Lemongrass essential oil manufactured by Sunshiv Botanics has gained immense popularity all across the world. Some of the leading brands from different industries use it. It is a useful item for both the manufacturers and consumers for its organic benefits.
The Lemongrass essential oil is extracted organically through steam distillation of dried lemongrass. The scientific name of Lemongrass is Cymbopogon citrates or Andropogoncitratus. Citronellal, nerol, myrcene, geranyl acetate, geraniol, citral, limonene, and neral are the main constituents of Lemongrass essential oil.
The oil is well recognized for its number of beneficial properties like antiseptic, antidepressant, analgesic, deodorant, febrifuge, astringent, carminative, bactericidal, fungicidal, nervine, sedative, antipyretic, insecticidal, galactagogue, and antimicrobial.
Lemongrass oil is extracted by the method of steam distillation from fresh or partly dried leaves.
Constituents & Specifications :
Lemongrass oil has various chemical compounds that include myrcene, citronellal, geranyl acetate, nerol, geraniol, neral and traces of limonene and citral.
Specific Gravity : 0.88700 – 0.89900 @ 25°C
Refractive Index : 1.47800 – 1.49700 @ 20°C
It has antidepressant, antiseptic, bactericide, carminative, deodorant, digestive, diuretic, fungicide, galactagogue, insecticide, prophylactic, stimulant and tonic properties.
Benefits & Uses :
- Its aroma inspires and brings fresh energy, clears the mind. This reviving oil will re-energize a person and helps the body recover after illness by invigorating the glandular system.
- It is popular skin care ingredient for oily, mature and inflamed skin (in moderation).
- It is used in insect repellents, room sprays, soaps and detergents.
- Lemongrass essential oil can also be used as a deodorant to curb perspiration.
- Lemon grass features in Indonesian, Malaysian, Sri Lankan and Indian cooking and is widely used in savoury dishes and meat, poultry, seafood and vegetable curries and also in herbal tea.