Akash M Wagh, Swapnil G Jaiswal and Deepak T Bornare
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.
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