AromaDb: A Database of Plant's Aroma Molecules

Plant Details

:Common Name
Java Cittronella
:Scientific Name
Cymbopogon winterianus
:Introduction

Cymbopogon, commonly known as lemongrass. Lemongrass is widely used as a culinary herb in Asian cuisine and also as medicinal herb in India. It has a subtle citrus flavor and can be dried and powdered, or used fresh. It is commonly used in teas, soups, and curries. It is also suitable for use with poultry, fish, beef, and seafood. It is often used as a tea in African countries such as Togo and the Democratic Republic of the Congo and Latin American countries such as Mexico.

: Details
Citronella grass (Cymbopogon nardus and Cymbopogon winterianus) grow to about 2 m (6.6 ft) and have magenta-colored base stems. These species are used for the production of citronella oil, which is used in soaps, as an insect repellent (especially mosquitoes) in insect sprays and candles, and in aromatherapy, which is famous in Bintan Island, Indonesia, India and the Philippines.

Plant Variety

Serial No.Variety CompoundDetails
1CIM-JeevaView Detail
2CIMAP-Bio-13View Detail
3JalpallaviView Detail
4MandakniView Detail
5ManjariView Detail
6ManjushaView Detail
7MediniView Detail

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