AromaDb: A Database of Plant's Aroma Molecules

Essential Oil Details

Essential Name
: Cymbopogon nardus essential oil
Plant Name
: Cymbopogon
Plant Variety Name
: NA
Plant Tissue Name
: Whole plant



Other Details

The essential oil is widely used for beverage industries for making several soft drinks.


1. Kak, S. N., M. K. Bhan, and K. Rekha. "Development of Improved Clones of Jamrosa [Cymbopogon nardus (L.) Rendle var. Confertiflorus (Steud.) Bor. x C. jwarancusa (Jones) Schult.] through Induced Mutations." Journal of Essential Oil Research 12.1 (2000): 108-110.

2. Mahalwal, Vijender S., and Mohd Ali. "Volatile constituents of Cymbopogon nardus (Linn.) Rendle." Flavour and fragrance journal 18.1 (2003): 73-76.

Major Compound Details

Serial No.Compound Name Compound Percentage(%)
1Geranyl Acetate 56.2
2Geraniol 40.5
3Citronellal 29.7

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