Botanical Name: Cymbopogon winterianus
Country of Origin: Java, Indonesia
Extraction Method: Certified Organic Steam Distilled
Distillation Date: Feb 2016
Minimum Shelf Life: 4 years
Plant Part: Leaf
Perfume Note: Top
Aroma: Intense, powerful lemony scent
Blends well with: Most any essential oil. Blends particularly well with Basil, Bergamot, Black Pepper, Cedarwood, Clary Sage, Clove Bud, Cypress, Eucalyptus, Fir Needle Siberian, Frankincense, Geranium, Ginger, Lavender, Peppermint, Rosemary, Sage Dalmatian, Tea Tree, Ylang Ylang III, Ylang Ylang Complete, Ylang Ylang Extra
Citronella essential oil is said to be the best known natural insect repellent and is used in sprays, soaps, candles, wipes etc. Use Citronella essential oil outdoors in summer by placing a few drops in a warmer. Good as an air freshener, deodorant and for tired sweaty feet.
Native to southeast Asia, Citronella is commercially grown in Sri Lanka, India, Burma, and Indonesia. Our Citronella essential oil is sourced from the Indonesian island of Java. Citronella leaves and essential oil has been used for their fragrance and medicinal value for centuries.
Batch specific GC/MS report for our organic Citronella Java essential oil is available. Select option during checkout to include it with your order.
Aromatherapy use: antiseptic, bactericidal, excessive perspiration, fatigue, headache, insect repellant, oily skin
General use: Oil diffusers, potpourri, as a blending ingredient for adding pure essential oil essence to massage oil, perfume, bath oil, bath salt, bath and shower gels, spa treatment oils and creams, soap making, candle making
Contraindications: Citronella pure essential oil may cause possible sensitization. Do not use if pregnant or breast feeding.