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camel grass oil
volatile oil obtained by the steam distillation of fresh lemon grass, cymbopogon schoenanthus (l.), poaceae

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Name:cymbopogon schoenanthus spreng. leaf oil
CAS Number: 89998-16-3
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Category:masking, tonic agents
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Physical Properties:
Appearance:pale yellow clear liquid (est)
Food Chemicals Codex Listed: No
Soluble in:
Insoluble in:
Organoleptic Properties:
Odor Description:at 100.00 %. minty
Odor and/or flavor descriptions from others (if found).
Cosmetic Information:
CosIng:cosmetic data
Cosmetic Uses: fragrance
The Perfumery
Camel Grass (West Indian Lemongrass) Oil, ct. Piperitone, India
Odor: characteristic
Use: Camel Grass oil, Cymbopogon schoenanthus, is a very distinct and rare chemotype of Lemongrass. Camel Grass oil is rich in piperitone, alpha terpinene, menth-2-en-1-ol isomers, and piperitol. Camel Grass has an earthy, slightly musky, sweet aroma that blends well with floral and woody blends.
Safety Information:
Hazards identification
Classification of the substance or mixture
GHS Classification in accordance with 29 CFR 1910 (OSHA HCS)
None found.
GHS Label elements, including precautionary statements
Hazard statement(s)
None found.
Precautionary statement(s)
None found.
Oral/Parenteral Toxicity:
Not determined
Dermal Toxicity:
Not determined
Inhalation Toxicity:
Not determined
Safety in Use Information:
masking, tonic agents
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IFRA Code of Practice Notification of the 49th Amendment to the IFRA Code of Practice
Recommendation for camel grass oil usage levels up to:
  0.7000 % in the fragrance concentrate.
Recommendation for camel grass oil flavor usage levels up to:
 not for flavor use.
Safety References:
EPA ACToR:Toxicology Data
EPA Substance Registry Services (SRS):Registry
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases:Data
cymbopogon schoenanthus spreng. leaf oil
 cymbopogon schoenanthus spreng. leaf oil
Pubchem (sid):135290911
Other Information:
Typical G.C.
Potential Blenders and core components note
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Potential Uses:
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Occurrence (nature, food, other):note
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PubMed:Chemical composition and insecticidal activity of plant essential oils from Benin against Anopheles gambiae (Giles).
PubMed:Antistress Effects of the Ethanolic Extract from Cymbopogon schoenanthus Growing Wild in Tunisia.
PubMed:Evaluation of Cymbopogon schoenanthus essential oil in lambs experimentally infected with Haemonchus contortus.
PubMed:Anthelmintic activity of Cymbopogon martinii, Cymbopogon schoenanthus and Mentha piperita essential oils evaluated in four different in vitro tests.
PubMed:In vitro efficacy of plant extracts and synthesized substances on Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) Microplus (Acari: Ixodidae).
PubMed:Influence of salt stress on essential oil yield and composition of lemon grass (Cymbopogon schoenanthus L. Spreng. ssp. Laniger (Hook) Maire et Weil).
PubMed:Insecticidal activity of three plants extracts on the cowpea pod sucking bug, Clavigralla tomentosicollis, STAL (Hemiptera: Coreidae).
PubMed:Inhibition of calcium oxalate nephrotoxicity with Cymbopogon schoenanthus (Al-Ethkher).
PubMed:Comparative effects of Cymbopogon schoenanthus essential oil and piperitone on Callosobruchus maculatus development.
PubMed:Susceptibility of the bruchid Callosobruchus maculatus (Coleoptera: Bruchidae) and its parasitoid Dinarmus basalis (Hymenoptera: Pteromalidae) to three essential oils.
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