Scientific Name: Cymbopogen martini
Country of Origin: India
Synonyms: Andropogen martini, A.martinii var.motia, East Indian geranium, turkish geranium, Indian rosha, motia
Plant Family: Graminaceae
Plant Parts Used: Grass/Leaves
Extraction Method: Distillation
Physical Characteristics: Pale yellow or olive liquid.
Dominant Note(s): Top
Aroma: Sweet, floral, slightly dry, with a hint of rose.
Main Constituents: Mainly geranil, also farnesol, geranyl acetate, methyl heptenone, citronellol, citral, dipentene, limonene among others.
Blends With: Bergamot, Citronella, Geranium, Jasmine, Lavender, Lime, Melissa, Orange, Petitgrain, Rose, Rosewood, Sandalwood, Violet and Ylang Ylang
Safety Precautions: Non-toxic, non-irritant, non-sensitizing.