Java Lemongrass

Botanical NameCymbopogon winterianus Jowitt
Botanical familyPoaceae
OriginIndonesia
MethodComplete distillation by steam distillation
Plant partAerial parts
Note
Appearancemobile liquid 
Colortransparent to pale yellow
Odorlemony and characteristic of lemongrass
Biochemical compositionof the essential oilMonoterpenes : limonene
Monoterpenols  : geraniol, citronellol
Terpene aldehydes : citronellal
Esters : geranyl acetate
Therapeutic properties
Main therapeutic indications1. Arthritis
2. Degenerative joint disease
3. Muscle ache
4. Rheumatism
5. Colitis, indigestion
6. Insect bite



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