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Essential Oil Details

Essential Name
: Cymbopogon flexuosus praman essential oil
Plant Name
: Lemongrass
Plant Variety Name
: Praman
Plant Tissue Name
: Whole plant


Cymbopogon flexuosus (Family: Poaceae) is native to India, Southeast Asia, and Oceania.This grass grows upto 2m tall from short woddy rhizome.

Other Details

Essential oil is perfumery, flavour, citral is used for synthesis of vitamin A.


1. Patra NK, Kumar S, Khanuja SPS, Sasany AK, Darokar MP, Kalra A, Ram P, Singh HB, Singh HP, Singh VR, , Mengi N, Tanveer H. 1999. genetic improvement of the cultivated species of Cymbopogon and Mentha for essential oil yield, quality and adaptation. J Med Arom Pl Sci 21 (suppl.1): 28-29.

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.

Major Compound Details

Serial No.Compound Name Compound Percentage(%)
1Neral 32.2

Minor Compound Details

Serial No.Compound Name Compound Percentage(%)
1Limonene 2.3
2Terpinen-4-Ol 1.2
3(E)-Beta-Farnesene 0.2
4Linalool 0.8
5(E)-Beta-Ocimene 0.2
6P-Cymene 0.1
7(Z)-Beta-Ocimene 0.3
86-Methyl Hept-5-Ene-2-One 0.5
9Terpinolene Trace
10Alpha- Pinene 0.1
11Trans-Sabinene Hydrate Acetate 0.5
12Alpha-Terpineol 0.6
13Beta-Caryophyllene 0.1
14Beta-Pinene Trace
15Borneol 0.7
16Citronellal 0.3
17Citronellyl Acetate 0.6
18Isopulegol 0.2

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