Country of Origin
Color & Odor
|:||Pale yellow to yellowish with Fresh & Sweet odor|
|:||Soluble in alcohol and oils. Insoluble in water.|
|:||0.893 – 0.910 @ 25°C|
|:||-9.0 - +18.0 @ 25°C|
|:||1.479 – 1.485 @ 20°C|
|:||Citronellal, Citronellol and Geraniol|
Plant Part Used
DESCRIPTION:Citronella Oil is obtained from a type of grass plant that grows under severe weather conditions. This grass species of plant originally belongs to countries like Java and Sri Lanka. The derived essential oil is used by combining with Cedar wood oil to produce aromatic torches and outdoor candles.
CONSTITUENTS:Citronella oil contains elements like Geraniol.
AROMATIC SUMMARY / NOTE / STRENGTH OF AROMA:The top note to medium note fragrance of this oil reminds about aromatic lemon oil, although the oil of citronella has more gentle and woody smell than lemon oil.
BLENDS WITH:Citronella essential oil easily mixes with Lemon, Pine, Cedar wood, Bitter Orange, Lavender, Geranium and orange oil.
COMMON NAMES:Citronella Oil popularly referred as Zeylanicum oil.
USES:Citronella Oil is used for body massage purpose. Its deodorant, stimulating and antiseptic attributes deserve special mention. It is effective in destroying parasites and insects. This oil is widely used to formulate tonic and to produce candles and soaps.