Lemongrass oleoresins are a concentrated liquid form of lemongrass essential oil that is widely used in various industries such as food, beverage, cosmetic, and fragrance. They are obtained by extracting the essential oil from lemongrass plants and then concentrating it into a liquid form using a solvent.
Synonyms: Lemongrass oleoresins are also known as lemongrass oil oleoresins or simply lemongrass oleoresins.
Botanical names: The botanical names for lemongrass are Cymbopogon citratus and Cymbopogon flexuosus.
Chemical composition: Lemongrass oleoresins contain various chemical compounds such as citral, geraniol, limonene, and myrcene. These compounds are responsible for the characteristic aroma and flavor of lemongrass.
Growing Locations: Lemongrass is native to tropical regions of Asia and is commonly grown in countries such as India, Thailand, and Indonesia. It can also be found in other parts of the world such as South America and Africa.