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  Cymbopogon (xiang mao) | acupuncturetoday.com
Known is many circles as lemon grass, cymbopogon is a perennial herb used primarily as an ornamental herb and in Asian cooking.
The typical dose of cymbopogon is between 10 and 15 grams, decocted in water for oral administration.
Cymbopogon can also be applied to the skin as part of a poultice or paste.
www.acupuncturetoday.com /herbcentral/cymbopogon.php   (455 words)

  
 Cymbopogon - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography
Cymbopogon (lemon grass, lemongrass, citronella grass or fever grass) is a genus of about 55 species of grasses, native to warm temperate and tropical regions of the Old World.
Lemon grass is widely used as an herb in Asian (particularly Khmer, Thai, Lao, Sri Lankan, Vietnamese) and Caribbean cooking.
East-Indian Lemon Grass (Cymbopogon flexuosus), also called Cochin Grass or Malabar Grass, is native to Cambodia, India, Sri Lanka, Burma,and Thailand while the West-Indian lemon grass (Cymbopogon citratus) is assumed to have its origins in Malaysia.
www.arikah.com /encyclopedia/Cymbopogon   (571 words)

  
 MDidea Extracts Professional:Proper Special Extracts Series:Lemon grass Extract.Cymbopogon ...
Methanol, MeOH/water extracts, infusion, and decoction of Cymbopogon citratus were assessed for free radical scavenging effects measured by the bleaching of the 1,1-diphenyl-2-picryl-hydrazyl (DPPH) radical, scavenging of the superoxide anion, and inhibition of the enzyme xanthine oxidase (XO) and lipid peroxidation in human erythrocytes.
This paper studied the allelopathic effects of Cymbopogon citratus volatile on the seed germination and seedling growth of corn and barnyard grass (Echinochloa crusgalli) in field and in obturator, and analyzed the chemical components of the volatile with SPME and GC-MS.
Cymbopogon citratus is one of the most used plants in Brazilian folk medicine for the treatment of nervous and gastrointestinal disturbances.
www.mdidea.com /products/proper/proper084.html   (10920 words)

  
 Lemon grass (Cymbopogon citratus) is used for reducing fevers as well as a general digestive aid.
Lemon grass (Cymbopogon citratus) is used for reducing fevers as well as a general digestive aid.
The use of herbal remedies, including the herb lemon grass, classified as Cymbopogon citratus, are popular as an alternative to standard Western allopathic medicine for a variety of problems, including reducing fevers, stomach cramps and flatulence as well as general digestive aid.
Cymbopogon citratus is an effective remedy for various ailments, and this natural holistic approach to health is becoming more and more popular, but should NOT replace conventional medicine or prescription drugs.
www.ageless.co.za /lemon_grass.htm   (547 words)

  
 Directory of open access journals
Cymbopogon jwarancusa has four different dispersal units: a paired spikelet, a partial raceme, an entire raceme, and a partial inflorescence (two racemes).
Mean dispersal distances of spikelets from the perimeter of the basal crown of Cymbopogon jwarancusa and Chrysopogon aucheri plants were 94 and 79 cm, respectively.
Spikelets of Cymbopogon jwarancusa and Chrysopogon aucheri moved mean distances of 26 and 32 cm, respectively, from all locations on the ground surface before becoming trapped in a microhabitat.
www.doaj.org /doaj?func=abstract&id=184745&recNo=13&toc=1   (230 words)

  
 EspĂ©cies do gĂȘnero Cymbopogon
Cymbopogon cambogiensis (Balansa) E.G. Camus and A. Camus, 1922
Cymbopogon distans (Nees ex Steud.) J.F. Watson, 1882
Cymbopogon flexuosus (Nees ex Steud.) J.F. Watson, 1882
www.plantamed.com.br /GEN/Cymbopogon.htm   (133 words)

  
  Nutritional Wellness | Cymbopogon (xiang mao)
The word cymbopogon comes from the Greek words "kumbe" and "pogon" because the leaves are boat-shaped in appearance, but the herb gets its more common name due to its lemony flavor.
The typical dose of cymbopogon is between 10 and 15 grams, decocted in water for oral administration.
Cymbopogon can also be applied to the skin as part of a poultice or paste.
www.nutritionalwellness.com /nutrition/herbs/c/cymbopogon.php   (490 words)

  
 Essential Oil Composition of Cymbopogon microstachys (Hook.) Soenarke Occurring in Manipur Journal of Essential Oil ...
The essential oil of Cymbopogon microstachys produced from wild plants collected in the foothills of Manipur was analyzed by GC and GC/MS.
The most important essential oils isolated from Cymbopogon species are palmarosa, citronella, lemongrass, jamrosa and gingergrass oils, which are produced commercially from both wild and cultivated plants.
Cymbopogon microstachys (Hook.f.) Soenarko reported to be found wild in some pockets of the Himalayan foothills of Assam, Uttar Pradesh and West Bengal (5).
www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_qa4091/is_200507/ai_n14901625   (843 words)

  
 Diabetes Medicinal Plant Database......DiaMedBase
The present study shows the influence of Cymbopogon proximus (Halfa barr), Zygophyllum coccineum L. (Kammun quaramany), Lupinus albus (Termis) as herbs capable of inducing hypoglycemia on the activity of the above mentioned enzymes in the liver of diabetic rats.
Alloxan was administered as a single dose (120 mg/kg body weight) to induce diabetes and the herbs were administered to diabetic rats as repeated doses for 4 weeks.
On the other hand, repeated-dose treatments of diabetic rats with Cymbopogon proximus and Lupinus albus are more effective than Zygophyllum coccineum in restoring the elevated blood glucose level to the normal level.
www.progenebio.in /DMP/Cymbopogon.htm   (724 words)

  
 Cymbopogon citratus risk assessment
Cymbopogon citratus is only known from cultivation and it has been cultivated for several centuries in South and South-East Asia.
Cymbopogon nardus is an unpalatable, unwanted invader of Ankole district pastures in Uganda.
Good drainage is the most important soil requirement for Cymbopogon citratus and in many countries plantations are on sandy soils, though loamy soils are used e.g.
www.hear.org /Pier/wra/pacific/cymbopogon_citratus_htmlwra.htm   (1660 words)

  
 Cymbopogon - Definition, explanation
The East-Indian Lemon Grass (Cymbopogon flexuosus) is native to India, Sri Lanka, Burma, and Thailand while the West-Indian Lemon Grass (Cymbopogon citratus) is assumed to have its origins in Malaysia.
Other species used in the perfume industry are Cymbopogon martini (distilled into palmarosa oil) and Citronella Grass (Cymbopogon winterianus Jowitt) from which citronella oil is obtained.
Candles or incense made with high concentrations of citronella oil can be used as mosquito repellents.
www.calsky.com /lexikon/en/txt/c/cy/cymbopogon.php   (169 words)

  
 Cymbopogon citratus - Lemongrass - Poaceae
Cymbopogon citratus or Lemongrass is a clump forming grass native to India and Sri Lanka.
Propagation: Cymbopogon citratus is propagated by division in the spring.
Cymbopogon citratus was featured as Plant of the Week September 9-15, 2005.
www.plantoftheweek.org /week325.shtml   (318 words)

  
 Cymbopogon
The East-Indian Lemon Grass (Cymbopogon flexuosus) is native to India, Sri Lanka, Burma, and Thailand while the West-Indian Lemon Grass (Cymbopogon citratus) is assumed to have its origins in Malaysia.
Other species used in the perfume industry are Cymbopogon martini (distilled into palmarosa oil) and Citronella Grass (Cymbopogon winterianus Jowitt) from which citronella oil is obtained.
Candles or incense made with high concentrations of citronella oil can be used as mosquito repellents.
www.xasa.com /wiki/en/wikipedia/c/cy/cymbopogon.html   (163 words)

  
 cymbopogonmartinii
Somatic embryogenesis and plantlet regeneration from cell suspension cultures of palmarosa grass (Cymbopogon martinii).
Cytology of callus, somatic embryos and regenerated plants of palmarosa grass, Cymbopogon martinii (Roxb.) Wats.
In vivo and in vitro instability of B chromosomes in palmarosa grass (Cymbopogon martinii var.
www.newcrops.uq.edu.au /listing/cymbopogonmartinii.htm   (1610 words)

  
 Lemongrass Oil - Cymbopogon flexuosus (D. C.) Stapf
Lemongrass oil is obtained by steam distillation of partially wilted leaves of Cymbopogon flexuosus (D. C.) Stapf.
The plant is Cymbopogon Flexuasus and only cultivated plants are used for steam distillation.
The other plant, Cymbopogon Citratus, is possibly a native of Ceylon and parts of East India, but it is now found only under cultivation.
www.msinp.com /herbs/lemongra.htm   (385 words)

  
 Lemongrass oil (Cymbopogon citratus) - the origin, source, extraction method, chemical composition, therapeutic ...
Lemongrass oil (Cymbopogon citratus) - the origin, source, extraction method, chemical composition, therapeutic properties and uses.
Our lemongrass essential oil is extracted from Cymbopogon citratus (also known as Andropogon citratus, A.
It is a fresh smelling oil that can be used with success for fighting jet lag, cellulite, revitalizing a tired body and mind, as well as keeping the family pet free of fleas and ticks.
www.essentialoils.co.za /essential-oils/lemongrass.htm   (869 words)

  
 GINGERGRASS ESSENTIAL OIL | Ginger Grass Essential oil | Cymbopogon martinii var. sofia | Perfumery Ingredients | ...
Also known as 'East Indian geranium oil', gingergrass essential oil is a perennial scented grass, indigenous to southeast Asia.
A member of the Cymbopogon family, which also includes palmarosa, lemongrass and citronella, gingergrass oil is sweet and earthy with nuances of lemon and ginger and a woody, cumin-like bottom.
Gingergrass essential oil is steam distilled and is pale yellow to pale golden in color.
www.snowdriftfarm.com /gingergrass.html   (109 words)

  
 Composition of the Essential Oil of Cymbopogon afronardus Stapf from Uganda Journal of Essential Oil Research: JEOR - ...   (Site not responding. Last check: )
A steam-distilled commercial by available essential oils of Cymbopogon afronardus (Mutete) were analyzed by GC and GC/MS.
Seventy-four compounds making up 95.1% of A and 59 compounds making up 86.4% of B were characterized.
Cymbopogon afronardus, Poaceae, essential oil composition, myrcene, intermedeol.
www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_qa4091/is_200503/ai_n13510791   (572 words)

  
 IngentaConnect Search Results
Anti-proliferative effect of the essential oil of Cymbopogon citratus (DC) Stapf (lemongrass) on intracellular amastigotes, bloodstream trypomastigotes and culture epimastigotes of Trypanosoma cruzi (Protozoa: Kinetoplastida)
Bio-delignification of lignocarbohydrates residues of Cymbopogon martini with Phanerochaete chrysosporium
Use of lemongrass (Cymbopogon citratus Stapf) essential oil as a repellent of Diuraphis noxia Kurdj.
www.ingentaconnect.com /searching/Search?title=Cymbopogon   (631 words)

  
 Palmarosa Oil - Cymbopogon martinii stapf var. Motia
Palmarosa oil is obtained from freshly cut whole flowering plant of Cymbopogon martinii stapf var.
Description : Palmarosa Oil is steam distilled or water distilled mainly from wild growing, fresh or dried grass of the plant Cymbopogon Martini, varietas motia.
The grass grows wild in India, particularly northeast of Bombay toward the Himalaya mountains, Nepal and to a lesser extent, in Pakistan.
www.msinp.com /herbs/palmaros.htm   (335 words)

  
 Complete Citronella Oil information from Drugs.com
Scientific Name(s): Cymbopogon nardus L. Rendle and C.
Isolation and development of a geraniol rich cultivar of citronella (Cymbopogon winterianus).
Mosquito-larvicidal activity of Ceylon citronella (Cymbopogon nardus [L.] Rendle) oil fractions.
www.drugs.com /npp/citronella_oil.html   (832 words)

  
 Cymbopogon refractus (Poaceae) - HEAR species info
Nomenclatural information about Cymbopogon refractus is provided by ITIS.
Nomenclatural information about Cymbopogon refractus is provided by The International Plant Names Index (IPNI).
Links to high-resolution copyright-free images of Cymbopogon refractus (Poaceae) (barbwire grass) by Forest and Kim Starr (USGS) are available here.
www.hear.org /species/cymbopogon_refractus   (282 words)

  
 CYMBOPOGON CITRATUS TINCTURE.
Lemon grass (Cymbopogon citrates) an aromatic, flavorful grass, has therapeutic properties and is used internally as a medicinal tea (infusion).
Effect of lemon grass (Cymbopogon citratus Stapf) powder and essential oil on mould deterioration and aflatoxin contamination of melon seeds (Colocynthis citrullus L.).
Antibacterial constituents in the essential oil of Cymbopogon citratus (DC.) Stapf.
www.tropilab.com /lemongrasstincture.html   (288 words)

  
 Cymbopogon refractus - Barbwire grass (Poaceae) - Plants of Hawaii
Cymbopogon refractus - Barbwire grass (Poaceae) - Plants of Hawaii
More information about Cymbopogon refractus - Barbwire grass (Poaceae)
This page was created on November 01, 2002 by Starr, and was last updated on November 09, 2007 by Starr.
www.hear.org /starr/hiplants/images/thumbnails/html/cymbopogon_refractus.htm   (39 words)

  
 Palmarosa Oil - Cymbopogon martinii stapf var. Motia
Palmarosa oil is obtained from freshly cut whole flowering plant of Cymbopogon martinii stapf var.
Description : Palmarosa Oil is steam distilled or water distilled mainly from wild growing, fresh or dried grass of the plant Cymbopogon Martini, varietas motia.
The grass grows wild in India, particularly northeast of Bombay toward the Himalaya mountains, Nepal and to a lesser extent, in Pakistan.
www.essentialoil.com.np /palmaros.htm   (335 words)

  
 Palmarosa / Cymbopogon martini / Indian Geranium Oil(fireweed->exnatrem)
Palmarosa / Cymbopogon martini / Indian Geranium Oil(fireweed->exnatrem)
It is a wild growing herbaceous green and straw-colored grass with long slender stems with terminal flowering tops and fragrant grassy leaves.
Safety in young children, pregnant or nursing women, or those with severe liver or kidney disease is not known.
www.insensual.com /palmarosa.html   (806 words)

  
 Classification | USDA PLANTS
Species Cymbopogon flexuosus (Nees ex Steudel) J. Watson -- east indian lemongrass P
Species Cymbopogon nardus (L.) Rendle -- citronella grass P
Species Cymbopogon refractus (R. Br.) A. Camus -- barbwire grass P
www.plants.usda.gov /java/ClassificationServlet?source=display&classid=CYMBO   (131 words)

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