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Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Vol. 10, Special Issue 3 (2021)

A review: Extraction of essential oil from lemon grass as a preservative for animal products

Author(s):

Akash M Wagh, Swapnil G Jaiswal and Deepak T Bornare

Abstract:

Lemongrass (Cymbopogon citratus) is a valuable family of grass known due to its flavoring and fragrance application. Nowadays lemongrass oil is gaining the attention of food technologists due to its prime chemical profile. Chemically active compounds like Citral, Neral, Geranyl acetate, Camphor, etc has noteworthy application in the area of food as well as pharmaceuticals. Through this review article, an attempt has been made to give some information regarding extraction of oil method available for extraction of oil has also been discussed application of this oil in food and pharmaceutical field is also mentioned to highlight its importance.

Pages: 26-31  |  1 Views   Downloads

How to cite this article:
Akash M Wagh, Swapnil G Jaiswal and Deepak T Bornare. A review: Extraction of essential oil from lemon grass as a preservative for animal products. J Pharmacogn Phytochem 2021;10(3S):26-31. DOI: 10.22271/phyto.2021.v10.i3Sa.14187

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