Lemongrass

Lemongrass Cymbopogon citratus Other Names lemon grass, barbed wire grass, silky heads, citronella grass (See Citronella C. nardus),¬†cha de Dartigalongue,¬†fever grass Family Poaceae (The Grass Family) Etymology C. citratus gets its name from the fragrant, lemon scent found in the long grass-like leaves Photochemistry Citronellol. Myrcene. Citral (70-85% volatile oil) Gerniol. High in silica like … Read more