Lemon grass's Details & Specifications

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Botanical Name :  Cymbopogon flexuousus Linn.
Hindi Name :  Lemon grass (View Name of this herb in more Languages)
English Name :  Lemon grass
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Category

:  Carminative
 
 

Source

Leaves :  Fresh
Whole Herb :  Fresh
N/A :  N/A
 
 

Family

:  Graminae
 
 
Geographical Source
The plant is indigenous to India and is found in following countries:- Africa East Africa Guatemala India It is cultivated throughout India and is also found in Africa, Guatemala, East Africa and India.. In India it is grown in Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Maharashtra, Gujarat and Punjab.
 
 

Identification

Organoleptic characteristics
Colour :  N/A
Seeds :  Lemon grass
Taste :  N/A
Size :  N/A
Physical Standards
Total Ash :  N/A
Moisture :   Not more than 75 %
 
 

Chemical Constituents

Major
Major chemical constituents responsible for physicochemical and therapeutic action of the herb are:- Citral Geraniol Methylheptenone.
 
Minor
Various minor chemical constituents of this drug are :-- Citronellal Cymene Linalool Limonene Dipentine
 
 

Storage

To maintain physicochemical properties and medicinal values of the herb it is recommended to maintain following storage conditions:- ? Air tight containers ? Protection from light