Book ID: 94988
Essential Oil Bearing Grasses. The genus Cymbopogon. 2010. (Correct: 2009). (Medicinal and Aromatic Plants,Industr. Profiles, Vol. 46). XV, 205 p. gr8vo. Hardcover.
Essential oil bearing or aromatic grasses, such as lemongrass and citronella, are used widely across the world in perfumes, soaps, candles, and incense, as well as for flavoring in teas, soups, and curries, and on poultry and fish. Providing an in-depth look at the history and production of those scented grasses, Essential Oil Bearing Grasses: The genus Cymbopogon is the first comprehensive review of these economically important grasses. Examining both chemical constituents and market trends, the book explores the cosmetic, medicinal, and nutritional uses of the plant. Its pages offer an invaluable resource for those actively engaged in the research, cultivation, marketing, or product development of Cymbopogon.