Country of Origin
Color & Odor
|:||Pale yellow to yellowish brown liquid with a well rounded lemon citrus scent|
|:||Soluble in alcohol and oils, insoluble in water.|
|:||0.870 – 0.895 @ 25°C|
|:||-4.0 - +1.5|
|:||1.463 – 1.475 @ 25°C|
Plant Part Used
DESCRIPTION:Citronella Oil is extracted from a resilient grass native to India and Java. It is a very aromatic perennial that grows approximately 1 meter (3 feet) in heightThis essential oil is extracted by steam distillation of the fresh, partly dried and wholly dried citronella grass. It is a type of grass that is found in tropical zones around the world. It has a woody, sweet fragrance and widely used in perfumes. They are organically cultivated and are "Indian Organic Certified".
CONSTITUENTS:The main components of citronella oil are citronellic acid, borneol, citronellol, geraniol, nerol, citral, citronellal, camphene, dipentene and limonene.
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 WITH:It blends well with bergamot, geranium, lemon, orange, lavender and pine.
COMMON NAMES:Lenabatu citronella
USES:Owing to its sweet fragrance, it is extensively used in perfumes for thousands of years. It is used for various therapeutic purposes and helps to relieves migraines, fatigue, headaches and helps with neuralgia. It also has several other uses such as it reduces excessive perspiration, acts as an insect repellent and helps with oily skin.
CERTIFICATION:Indian Certified Organic (ICO) and Department of Agriculture.