Citronella Essential Oil
Citronella Essential Oil

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Citronella Essential Oil


Certifications: Organic. Kosher. Vegan.

Botanical Name: Cymbopogon nardus

Main Constituents:

citronellal: 35.10%

citronellol: 21.97%

geraniol: 29.15%

Plant Part: Gum

Origin: India

Processing Method: Steam Distilled

Description / Color / Consistency: A clear light yellow to brownish liquid.

Aromatic Summary / Note / Strength of Aroma: A top note of medium aroma, Citronella has a well-rounded lemony scent, though it is much softer and has subtle wood tones.

Blends well with: Bergamot, Orange, Cedarwood, Geranium, Lemon, Lavender and Pine.

Product Abstract: Citronella Oil is extracted from a grass native to Sri Lanka and Java. It is a very aromatic perennial that grows approximately 1 meter (3 feet) in height. It is most commonly used in combination with Cedarwood to produce pleasant-smelling patio candles and torches to repel mosquitoes as well as other bugs.

Cautions: Dilute before use; for external use only. May cause skin irritation in some individuals, and should be avoided by those allergic to ragweed; a skin test is recommended prior to use, and contact with eyes should be avoided.