Cymbopogon flexuosus (Family: Poaceae) is native to India, Southeast Asia, and Oceania.This grass grows upto 2m tall from short woddy rhizome.the essential oil was obtained from the roots which constitute higher percentage of citral.
Essential oil is perfumery, flavour, citral is used for synthesis of vitamin A.
1. NK Patra, RV Nair & HO Misra.
2. Padalia, Rajendra C., et al. "Chemical fingerprinting of the fragrant volatiles of nineteen Indian cultivars of Cymbopogon Spreng.(Poaceae)." Rec. Nat. Prod. 5.4 (2011): 290-299.
3. Chowdhury, Somit Roy, P. K. Tandon, and A. R. Chowdhury. "Chemical Composition of the Essential Oil of Cymbopogon flexuosus (Steud) Wats. Growing in Kumaon Region." Journal of Essential Oil Bearing Plants 13.5 (2010): 588-593.
|Serial No.||Compound Name||Compound Percentage(%)|