Lemongrass Essential Oil
A must for any Asian recipe
Lemongrass Essential Oil (Cymbopogon citratus) is extracted by steam distilling the leaves.
MARNYS® Lemongrass Essential Oil is 100% pure and chemotyped, that is, it has got a defined composition and is 100% of natural origin. Lemongrass oil has been obtained by steam distillation and has not been denatured or mixed with other oils, what ensures the properties of the essential oil.
MARNYS® Lemongrass Essential Oil contains the chemotypes: neral, geranial. Its colour and appearance ranges from pale yellow to orange-yellow, and it's got a fresh, citrus spicy flavour, properties that favour food taste.
MARNYS® Lemongrass Essential Oil is a food-grade oil whose fragrance and taste are highly appreciated in cuisine. It is ideal to be added to tea, as a flavouring agent, giving a taste similar to that of lemon juice, but with a soft sweetness without acidity or significant acidity. It can also be used to accompany meat dishes, such as roasted suckling pig or chicken, and is widely used in Asian cuisine. The recipe for Tofu with Lemongrass sauce is a rainbow of flavours. Use Tofu and extra virgin olive oil, prepare the sauce with Lemongrass, creamy yoghurt, garlic, lime, Gochujang (hot pepper paste), basil, vinegar, salt and sugar.
- HOW TO USE
- ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
HOW TO USE
Always dilute 1-2 drops in 250g of food (juice, tea, salad, etc.). Maximum 3 times a day.
Lemongrass Essential Oil (Cymbopogon citratus flower oil).
Do not exceed the recommended daily dosage. Store in a cool, dry place, away from light. Keep out of the reach of children.
· Food supplements should not be used as a substitute for a balanced nutrition.
· It is recommended to keep a varied and balanced diet and healthy lifestyle.
· Do not exceed the recommended daily dose.
· Keep away from children.
· Do not store at a temperatures above 30ºC.
TO KNOW MORE
What is Lemongrass?
Cymbopogon citratus, commonly known as Lemongrass or West Indian lemon grass, is a tropical plant native to India, Ceylon and Malaysia, widespread in other tropical and subtropical areas. Cymbopogon citratus is abundant in the Philippines and Indonesia, where it is known as tanglad or sereh. Lemongrass belongs to the family Gramineae, it’s a fast growing, evergreen and aromatic herbaceous plant, and measures up to 1.5m high.
The genus Cymbopogon is known thanks to its essential oils. They’re of immense commercial significance for flavours, fragrances, cosmetics, perfumes, soaps, detergents and pharmaceuticals. It contains around 140 species, the vast majority of which are aromatic in nature and produce essential oils by steam distilling their aerial parts.