Lemon Grass

Lemon Grass essential oil information

Lemongrass essential oil is extracted from Cymbopogon citratus .

Oil properties

Lemongrass oil has a lemony, sweet smell and is dark yellow to amber and reddish in color, with a watery viscosity.

Origin of  Lemon Grass

It is a perennial fast-growing aromatic grass, growing to about 1 meter (3 feet) high with long, thin leaves and originally was growing wild in India.


Lemongrass oil is extracted from the fresh or partly dried leaves by steam distillation.

Chemical composition

The main chemical components of lemongrass oil are myrcene, citronellal, geranyl acetate, nerol, geraniol, neral and traces of limonene and citra.

Sample Name Royal Lemon Grass Oil
Laboratory ID SAS – FCM – 191978
Date 7/12/2019
Analytical Parameters Analytical Method Result Units Limits Remarks
Acid Value ISO 660:1996 3.3408 mg KOH/g Max 4 Complies
Peroxide Value ISO 3961:19998 11.9460 mEqv/kg Max 15 Complies
Lead AOC 994.02 <0.01 mg/kg Max 0.1 Complies
Copper AOAC 942.13 <0.01 mg/kg Max 0.1 Complies
Total Iron AOAC 990.05 0.0700 mg/kg Max 5 Complies
Arsenic AOAC 942.13 <0.001 mg /kg Max 0.1 Complies
Alpha cypermethrin AOAC 970.52 Nil mg/kg Max 0.1 Complies
Calcium Arsenate SAS-TM-MR-035 Nil mg/kg Nil Complies
Chlordimeform SAS-TM-MR-078 Nil mg/kg Nil Complies
All Parameters were ana* All Parameters analyzed ” AS IS BASIS “ 

*Limits based on Codex S * Limits based on Codex Stan 19 & EAS Standard 769.