Synonyms: Andropogen nardus, Sri Lanka citronella, Lenabatu citronella
Plant Family: Poaceae (Gramineae)
Plant Parts Used: Cut grass
Extraction Method: Distillation
Physical Characteristics: Yellowy-brown mobile liquid
Dominant Note(s): Top
Aroma: Slightly sweet and lemony
Main Constituents: Mainly geraniol (up to 45% in Java oil), citronellal (up to 50% in Java oil) with geranyl acetate, limonene and camphene among others. The Sri Lanka variety contains more monoterpene hydrocarbons.
Safety Precautions: Non-toxic, non-irritant, may cause dermatitis in sensitive individuals. Avoid during pregnancy.
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