• Chemistry
  • Published 2012

Isolation And Identification Of Essential Oils From Cymbopogan Citratus (Stapf) Dc Using Gc-Ms And Ft-Ir

@inproceedings{Madivoli2012IsolationAI,
  title={Isolation And Identification Of Essential Oils From Cymbopogan Citratus (Stapf) Dc Using Gc-Ms And Ft-Ir},
  author={Edwin Shigwenya Madivoli and Leornard Gitu and Elijah Gumba},
  year={2012}
}
Citral is present in the oils of several plants, including lemon myrtle (90-98%), Litsea citrata (Blume.) (90%), Litsea cubeba (Louv.) (70-85%), lemongrass Cymbopogon Citratus (stapf) (65-85%), lemon tea-tree (70-80%), Ocimum gratissimum (L) (66.5%), Lindera citriodora (Siebold and Zucc) (about 65%), Calypranthes parriculata (about 62%), petit grain (36%), lemon verbena (30-35%), lemon ironbark (26%), lemon balm (11%), lime (6-9%), lemon (2-5%), and orange . Citral, present in lemon grass, is… CONTINUE READING