Cymbopogon martini belongs to the family poaceae (Graminae). Cymbopogon martini 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. This herbal plant grows maintaining the height between 1 -3 meter with a pale green color having thin stem. This plant takes 3 months to grow after which it can be harvested. It is widely used in the rose smelling perfumes and in different cosmetic products. It also works as mosquito repelling agent.
It is harvested in the month of June-Dec.
Common Name: Palmarosa
Botanical Name: Cymbopogon martinii
Botanical Family: Graminae
Cultivation: wild crafted/organically grown
Extraction method: Steam Distillation
Plants part: Leaves
Physical:Aroma: Sweet floral rosy
Color: Pale yellow
Appearance: Fluid Liquid
|Specific Gravity: 0.8832-0.9002 at 250C|
|Refractive Index:1.479 at 250C|
|Optical Rotation: 0.07-0.5 at 250C|
|Acid Value: 0.8-7.5|
|Ester Value: 20.5- 47.5|
|Ester Value after Acetylating:277.5-305|
|Flash Point: 1010 C|
|Solubility: Insoluble in water|
Chemical Family: Monoterpenols
Airborne Antimicrobial, Analgesic, Antifungal, Cooling, Skin healing, immune stimulant.
Myrcene, linalool, geraniol, geranyl acetate, dipentene and limonene.