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Cymbopogon essential oils: chemical compositions and bioactivities.

  title={Cymbopogon essential oils: chemical compositions and bioactivities.},
  author={D. Ganjewala},
  • D. Ganjewala
  • Published 2009
  • Biology
  • The genus Cymbopogon (Poaceae) is most important from the point of view of their essential oils. Essential oils from these species are widely used in flavours, fragrances, cosmetics, soaps, detergents and perfumery owing to their typical lemon and rose-like aroma. Cymbopogon essential oils and constituents present therein e.g. citral, geraniol, citronellol, citronellal and piperitone, have been known to possess impressive antibacterial, antifungal, antiyeast, insecticidal and insect repellent… CONTINUE READING

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