Salubell Essentials® Citronella

It balances out the heat of spicy meals

Description

Description

GENERAL CHARACTERISTICS

Name: CITRONELLA (Cymbopogon winterianus)

Chemotype (aromatic molecules): Citronellal, geraniol, citronellol

Distilled part: Aerial part

Extraction method: Steam distillation

MORPHOLOGICAL DESCRIPTION

Tall aromatic evergreen herbaceous plant belonging to the Poaceae family, which has derived from the wild ‘managrass’ found in Sri Lanka. Its stems are erect and hollow, reaching 1,5 metres in height and develop underground stems called rhizomes.

PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS (ORGANOLEPTIC):

  • Colour and appearance: from pale yellow to yellow amber.
  • Scent: lemon, rosy.quimiotipo-citronella

CHEMICAL FAMILY OF THE AROMATIC MOLECULES: citronellal.

Belongs to the group of Monoterpenic Aldehydes.

CULINARY ACTIVITY:

Due to its citric flavour, it is used for neutralising excessively spicy flavours that are typical of the Asian cuisine.

DIRECTIONS FOR USE:

Take it always diluted, 1-2 drops in 250 g of nourishment (juice, tea, salads…). Maximum 3 a day.

 

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Additional information

Additional Information

Código Nacional

CN 184485.9