Cymbopogon martinii Health effects and herbal facts

Cymbopogon martinii is a species of grass in the lemon grass genus best known by the common name palmarosa. Other common names include Indian geranium, gingergrass and rosha or rosha grass.

Cymbopogon martinii

Medical use

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Biological activities

AChE-Inhibitor
Limonene found in Plant
Acaricide
Limonene found in Plant
Acidulant
Acetic-acid found in Plant
Allelochemic
Limonene found in Plant
Allergenic
Carvone found in Plant
Dipentene found in Plant (50 ppm)
Farnesol found in Plant
Geraniol found in Plant (4750 ppm)
Geranyl-acetate found in Plant
Limonene found in Plant
Anthelmintic
Geraniol found in Plant (4750 ppm)
Antiacetylcholinesterase
Carvone found in Plant
Limonene found in Plant
Antiadenomic
Farnesol found in Plant
Limonene found in Plant
Antiasthmatic
Limonene found in Plant
Piperitone found in Plant
Trans-carveol found in Plant
Antibacterial
Acetic-acid found in Plant
Dipentene found in Plant (50 ppm)
Geraniol found in Plant (4750 ppm)
Limonene found in Plant
Perillyl-alcohol found in Plant (2250 ppm)
Anticancer
Limonene found in Plant
Anticariogenic
Geraniol found in Plant (4750 ppm)
Anticholinesterase
Limonene-oxide found in Plant
Antiesophagitic
Limonene found in Plant
Antifeedant
Limonene found in Plant
Antiflu
Limonene found in Plant
Antiinflammatory
Limonene found in Plant
Antileukemic
Farnesol found in Plant
Antilithic
Limonene found in Plant
Antilymphomic
Limonene found in Plant
Antimelanomic
Farnesol found in Plant
Geraniol found in Plant (4750 ppm)
Perillyl-alcohol found in Plant (2250 ppm)
Antimutagenic
Limonene found in Plant
Antiobesity
Limonene found in Plant
Antiotitic
Acetic-acid found in Plant
Antiproliferant
Perillyl-alcohol found in Plant (2250 ppm)
Antiproliferative
Carvone found in Plant
Antisalmonella
Acetic-acid found in Plant
Geraniol found in Plant (4750 ppm)
Antiseptic
Carvone found in Plant
Geraniol found in Plant (4750 ppm)
Limonene found in Plant
Antispasmodic
Farnesol found in Plant
Geraniol found in Plant (4750 ppm)
Limonene found in Plant
Antitubercular
Geraniol found in Plant (4750 ppm)
Antitumor
Geraniol found in Plant (4750 ppm)
Limonene found in Plant
Antivaginitic
Acetic-acid found in Plant
Antiviral
Dipentene found in Plant (50 ppm)
Limonene found in Plant
Apoptotic
Farnesol found in Plant
Limonene found in Plant
Perillyl-alcohol found in Plant (2250 ppm)
Ascaricide
Geraniol found in Plant (4750 ppm)
Bronchoprotectant
Limonene found in Plant
CNS-Stimulant
Carvone found in Plant
Geraniol found in Plant (4750 ppm)
Cancer-Preventive
Carvone found in Plant
Geraniol found in Plant (4750 ppm)
Limonene found in Plant
Candidicide
Geraniol found in Plant (4750 ppm)
Perillyl-alcohol found in Plant (2250 ppm)
Candidistat
Carvone found in Plant
Limonene found in Plant
Carminative
Carvone found in Plant
Chemopreventive
Limonene found in Plant
Perillyl-alcohol found in Plant (2250 ppm)
Cholesterolytic
Limonene found in Plant
Detoxicant
Limonene found in Plant
Embryotoxic
Geraniol found in Plant (4750 ppm)
Emetic
Geraniol found in Plant (4750 ppm)
Enterocontractant
Limonene found in Plant
Expectorant
Acetic-acid found in Plant
Dipentene found in Plant (50 ppm)
Geraniol found in Plant (4750 ppm)
Limonene found in Plant
FLavor
Carvone found in Plant
Farnesol found in Plant
Geraniol found in Plant (4750 ppm)
Geranyl-acetate found in Plant
Limonene found in Plant
Piperitone found in Plant
Fungicide
Acetic-acid found in Plant
Capric-acid found in Plant
Geraniol found in Plant (4750 ppm)
Perillyl-alcohol found in Plant (2250 ppm)
Fungiphilic
Limonene found in Plant
Fungistat
Carvone found in Plant
Limonene found in Plant
GST-Inducer
Limonene found in Plant
Herbicide
Geraniol found in Plant (4750 ppm)
Limonene found in Plant
Piperitone found in Plant
Histaminic
Limonene found in Plant
Immunomodulator
Limonene found in Plant
Insecticide
Carvone found in Plant
Limonene found in Plant
Limonene-oxide found in Plant
Insectifuge
Carvone found in Plant
Geraniol found in Plant (4750 ppm)
Limonene found in Plant
Piperitone found in Plant
Insectiphile
Geraniol found in Plant (4750 ppm)
Geranyl-acetate found in Plant
Interleukin-6-Inhibitor
Limonene found in Plant
Irritant
Capric-acid found in Plant
Dipentene found in Plant (50 ppm)
Limonene found in Plant
Juvabional
Farnesol found in Plant
Keratitigenic
Acetic-acid found in Plant
Lipolytic
Limonene found in Plant
Motor-Depressant
Carvone found in Plant
Mucolytic
Acetic-acid found in Plant
Mycobactericide
Geraniol found in Plant (4750 ppm)
Myorelaxant
Limonene found in Plant
NO-Genic
Limonene found in Plant
Nematicide
Carvone found in Plant
Farnesol found in Plant
Geraniol found in Plant (4750 ppm)
Limonene found in Plant
Perillyl-alcohol found in Plant (2250 ppm)
Ornithine-Decarboxylase-Inhibitor
Limonene found in Plant
Osteolytic
Acetic-acid found in Plant
Ozone-Scavenger
Limonene found in Plant
P450-Inducer
Limonene found in Plant
Perfumery
Acetic-acid found in Plant
Carvone found in Plant
Farnesol found in Plant
Geraniol found in Plant (4750 ppm)
Geranyl-acetate found in Plant
Piperitone found in Plant
Peristaltic
Limonene found in Plant
Pesticide
Acetic-acid found in Plant
Capric-acid found in Plant
Carvone found in Plant
Dipentene found in Plant (50 ppm)
Farnesol found in Plant
Geraniol found in Plant (4750 ppm)
Limonene found in Plant
Limonene-oxide found in Plant
Perillyl-alcohol found in Plant (2250 ppm)
Piperitone found in Plant
Pheromonal
Farnesol found in Plant
Photosensitizer
Limonene found in Plant
Protisticide
Acetic-acid found in Plant
Sedative
Carvone found in Plant
Dipentene found in Plant (50 ppm)
Farnesol found in Plant
Geraniol found in Plant (4750 ppm)
Geranyl-acetate found in Plant
Limonene found in Plant
Spermicide
Acetic-acid found in Plant
Transdermal
Limonene found in Plant
Trichomonicide
Carvone found in Plant
Farnesol found in Plant
Geraniol found in Plant (4750 ppm)
Ulcerogenic
Acetic-acid found in Plant
Vermicide
Carvone found in Plant
Verrucolytic
Acetic-acid found in Plant

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Chemicals detected

Chemical Plant part Low ppm High ppm
Acetic-acid Plant
Capric-acid Plant
Carvone Plant
Cis-dihydrocarvone Plant
Dipentene Plant 10 50
Eo Flower 4,500 13,700
Plant 1,000 5,000
Farnesol Plant
Geraniol Plant 750 4,750
Geranyl-acetate Plant
Geranyl-capronate Plant
Limonene Plant
Limonene-oxide Plant
Methyl-heptenone Plant
P-mentha-1(7),8-dien-2-ol Plant
P-mentha-1,8-dien-3-ol Plant
P-mentha-2,8-dien-1-ol Plant
Perillyl-alcohol Plant 450 2,250
Piperitone Plant
Trans-carveol Plant
Trans-dihydrocarvone Plant
Reference: Dr. Duke's Phytochemical and Ethnobotanical Databases. [Online Database]