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All Information About Lemongrass

What is Lemongrass?

Lemongrass is a plant with the scientific name of Cymbopogon Citratus from the genus Poaceae and one of the export herbs with great demand in the world market.

This plant is harvested 3-4 times a year.

Physical Description

It is a perennial plant which grows to about 2-2.5 meters. The stalk is erect, smooth, and hairless. The leaves are green, 60-90 cm long, with glabrous and rough upper surface. The flowers are phanerogam with a length of 30-40 cm. the roots have a fibrous system, with short numerous branches.

Medicinal Part
  • Leaf
  • Aerial Organs
Chemical Compounds

Aerial organs include essential oils, triterpenes, and polyphenols.

The chemical composition of the essential oil obtained from the roots of this herb consists of 10 compounds, among which Longifolen is 56.67%, with the highest amount of essential oil from the roots of lemongrass.

The chemical composition of the essential oil extracted from the aerial parts of this herb includes 12 compounds, of which Citral is the most important with an approximate amount of 88%.

Citral is a combination of two isomeric aldehydes, namely Geranial (alpha-citral) and Neral (beta-citral).

Citronellol, Citronellal, Cineole, Jraniol, Limonene, etc. are the essential oil compounds of this plant.

Geographical Distribution
Global Distribution

Iran, Australia, Africa, Latin America, India, and Sri Lanka

Distribution in Iran

Fars Province, Firuzabad County

  • Pharmaceutical industry
  • Food industry
  • Cosmetics
Therapeutic-Medicinal Properties
  • Pyretic
  • Anti-parasite
  • Carminative
  • Anti-microbial
  • Anti-inflammatory
  • Anti-cancer
  • Treatment of cachexia
  • Lowering cholesterol
  • Lowering blood pressure
  • Treatment of cold
  • Treatment of bronchitis
  • Treatment of flu
  • Body purging
  • Treatment of insomnia
  • Treatment of headache
  • Treatment of sore throat
  • Treatment of diarrhea
  • Treatment of kidney pain
  • Treatment of gastrointestinal problems
  • Relieving menstrual pain
  • Boosting immunity system
  • Prevention of peptic ulcer disease
  • Prevention of wrinkles
  • Reduction of acne and pimples
How to Use
  • Oral
  • Local
  • Inhalation
Side effects of Overuse
  • Respiratory inflammation
  • Itching
  • People prone to skin allergy
  • Children under 12 years old
  • Elders over 60 years old

Note: Consult your doctor before taking this herb to treat your disease!


Supplier of  Lemon Grass in Iran

Maleki Commercial exports the best quality of  Lemon Grass in the form of EXW, FCA, CPT, CIP, DAT, DAP, FOB, FAC, CFR, CIF according to the customers’ demands.

Maleki Commercial the Largest Exporter of  Lemon

Maleki Commercial is the largest direct exporter of  Lemon Grass in Iran and Asia.

Maleki Commercial exports the best quality of  Lemon in the form of EXW, FCA, CPT, CIP, DAT, DAP, FOB, FAC, CFR, CIF according to the customers’ demands.

You can contact our consultants for bulk purchase.

Global Exports of  Lemon Grass

Maleki Commercial is the global exporter of  Lemon Grass with the most active ingredients and the best quality and price among all companies exporting this plant. This holding has achieved great success in exporting  Lemon Grass to various countries without intermediaries.

If you require export  Lemon Grass of the highest quality, you can confidently provide it from Maleki Commercial with safe and standard packaging.

The Price of  Lemon Grass in Iran

Maleki Commercial exports  Lemon Grass to Europe, Asia, and the United States under the Elisso Sky brand with the best price and quality, meeting customers’ expectations and satisfaction.

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