Botanical Name: Cymbopogon flexuosus
Plant Part: Leaves
Method of Extraction: Steam distilled
Color: Yellow to yellowish brown
Perfumery Note: Top
Strength of Initial Aroma: Strong
Aromatic Scent: Lemongrass has a fresh, earthy, lemony scent.
Description: Reaching up to 4 feet in height, lemongrass is a tall, aromatic, perennial grass that is native to Asia. It is now
primarily cultivated in Africa, tropical Asia, and the west Indies.
Blends Well With: Pine, Lavender, Thyme, Rosemary, Marjoram, Cedarwood, Lemon
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