Citronella Essential Oil

Botanical Name : Cymbopogon Nardus/ Cymbopogon Winterianus
Plant family : Poaceae
Country of Origin : Nepal
Plant Part Used : Grass
Method of Extraction : Steam Distillation
Color : Clear
Consistency : Thin
Perfumery Note : Top
Strength of Initial Aroma : Medium
Self life : 2 years

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Citronella is a tall fragrant perennial grass, growing up to height of 1-1.5 metres. The leaves are sessile, simple green and linear equitantly arranged. Leaves are glabrous, venation parallel with an accuminate a piece and sheathing base. The leaf sheath is tabular and acts as a pseudo-stem. Its true that citronella oil is an extremely effective insect repellent but it also has a myriad of other aromatherapy uses. This oil is commonly used in soaps, detergents and cleaning products. Not only that, but citronella also has an incredibly calming aroma. It is very powerful and high improves the oily skin and excessive perspiration. This oil is a colourless or light yellow liquid known for its characteristic woody, grassy or lemony odor. Vapours of this oil causes Initial stimulation followed by depression of the central nervous system when inhaled. It is also inflammable in nature.

Major Constituents:-
• Citronellol
• Geraniol
• (-)-Citronellol
• (-)-Limonene
• (E)-Methyl Isoeugenol
• Champhene
• Citronellyl Acetate

Citronella essential oil is a very important oil used in perfumery and cosmetic industries. Citronella oil used in inhibition of bacterial growth, fights depression, relieves spasms, eliminates infections, anti-inflammatory properties, stimulates urination, removes bad odour, eliminates toxins, reduces fever, insect repellent, acts as a tonic, prevents stomach disorders, stimulant and kills intestinal worms. Other this oil is used in scenting of soaps, household cleaners, detergent.

Blend With:-
Lavender oil, Orange oil, Clary sage, Bergamot oil, Rosemary oil, Lemon oil, Peppermint oil, Eucalyptus oil, Clove bud, Cypress oil

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10ml (Sample), 1 Ltr, 2 Ltr, 5 Ltr, 10 Ltr, 25 Ltr