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Citronella Essential Oil

Citronella Essential Oil

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Our Citronella Essential Oil comes from India and is extracted by steam distillation of the leaves. Citronella Oil has a fresh, powerful, lemony scent with subtle woody notes and is used in a variety of products including aromatherapy, perfumery, soap and other fine toiletries.

Usage Guidelines

Product Details:

  • Citronella Essential Oil
  • Sri Lanka Citronella
  • Country of Origin: India
  • Aromatic Summary: Fresh, powerful, lemony scent with subtle woody notes
  • Aromatic Strength: Medium
  • Aromatic Note: Top
  • Blends well with other essential oils including Geranium, Lemon, Bergamot, Orange, Cedarwood and Pine
  • Citronella Essential Oil is extracted by steam distillation of the leaves
  • Citronella is a tall perennial grass derived from the wild-growing “managrass” found in Sri Lanka. The grass is semi or fully dried before extracting the essential oil through steam distillation
  • Citronella Essential Oil combined with Cedarwood Essential Oil is a perfect addition to insect repelling candles and sprays.

Technical Information

Caution: Essential Oils are concentrated essences from plants and should always be diluted before application to the skin to avoid irritation. We do not promote or encourage the use of essential oils internally, but instead promote their usage more for their aromatic and topical benefits. Always ensure that you are aware of the contraindications of the oils that you are using and consult with your doctor or a certified aromatherapist if you have health concerns or questions.

Technical Information:

  • Botanical Name: Cymbopogon nardus
  • INCI: Cymbopogon nardus (Citronella) Oil
  • Country of Origin: India
  • Plant Part: Leaves 
  • Extraction Method: Steam Distillation
  • Colour: Ranges from a light yellow to brownish liquid

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