Scientific Name: Cymbopogen citratus
Country of Origin: India – East
Synonyms: Indian Verbena, Indian Melissa.
Plant Family: Cymbopogen citratus
Plant Parts Used: Grass/Leaves
Extraction Method: Distillation
Physical Characteristics: Yellow, amber or reddish brown liquid.
Dominant Note(s): Top
Aroma: Strong, sweet and lemony.
Main Constituents: Citral (up to 85%), geraniol, methyl-eugenol, borneol, dipentene; constituents vary according to type.
Blends With: Basil, Cedarwood, Coriander, Geranium, Jasmine, Lavender, Neroli, Niaouli, Palmarosa, Rosemary, Tea Tree, Yarrow
Safety Precautions: Non-toxic, possible dermal irritation and/or sensitization in some individuals: Use with care.