Botanical Name: Cymbopogon martinii var motia
Plant Part: Grass
Method of Extraction: Steam distilled
Color: yellow to light brown
Perfumery Note: Middle
Strength of Initial Aroma: Medium – Strong
Aromatic Scent: Grassy floral highs, similar to rose, with subtle earthy undertones.
Blends Well With: Bergamot, Cedarwood, Orange, Lemon
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