AromaDb: A Database of Plant's Aroma Molecules

Plant Details

:Common Name
Palmarosa, Rosta grass
:Scientific Name
Cymbopogon martinii

Cymbopogon martinii (Family: Poaceace) is native to India. Plant grows upto 2m height, arising from a short woody root stock. Cymbopogon martinii is a species of grass in the lemon grass genus native to India and Indochina but widely cultivated in many places for its aromatic oil. It is best known by the common name palmarosa. Other common names include Indian geranium, gingergrass and rosha or rosha grass.

: Details
The essential oil of this plant, which contains the active compound geraniol, is valued for its scent and for a number of traditional medicinal and household uses. Palmarosa oil has been shown to be an effective insect repellent when applied to stored grain and beans.

Plant Variety

Serial No.Variety CompoundDetails
1CIMAP-HarshView Detail
2PRC-1View Detail
3TriptaView Detail
4TrishnaView Detail
5VaishnaviView Detail

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