Citronella Leaf Essential Oil

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Steam distilled from the dried grass of Cymbopogon (lemongrass), Citronella is used in perfumery, soap, candles and incense. In the United States Citronella has been a registered insect repellent since 1948, although this not the case within the EU.

Citronella is obtained from the leaves and stems of different Cymbopogon (Lemongrass). A lemony, intense oil associated with cleansing and Spa Resorts

Citronella Essential Oil

A slightly sweet and lemony, very top note based essential oil


The exotic rust coloured tree is a tropical evergreen with a fragrant bark and oval shaped leaves with white flowers and blue and white berries. Naturally it will grow to about 30ft but for cultivation, it is kept to about 6ft.

Oils to Blend with

Cinnamon blends well with frankincense, myrrh, orange, mandarin, benzoin, Clove, Coriander, Ginger, Grapefruit, Lavender, Orange, Pine, Rosemary and Thyme.

Latin Name

Cymbopogon nardus

Plant Family


Extraction Method

The oil is steam distilled from the dried grass. Steam distillation of Cymbopogon (lemongrass), the fresh grass uses large amounts of energy and yields a lower quality oil, so dried grass is the preferred method.

Country of Origin


Chemical Constituents

Citronellic (Acid), Borneol, Citronellol, Geraniol, Nerol (Alcohol), Citral, Citronallal (Aldehydes), Camphene, Dipentene, Limonene (Terpenes).

Citronella Leaf Essential OilPrecautions

As with all essential oils avoid during pregnancy.

More Information
SKU 5060233383436X
Size 10ml
Latin Name Cymbopogon nardus
Country of Origin China
Part of Plant Used Dried Grass
Purity 100% Pure
Scent A slightly sweet and lemony, very top note based essential oil
Traditional Skin Use Insect repellent
Traditional Emotional Use Mind Clarifying
Traditional Physical Properties Perspiration control, Controlling Oily Skin
Contraindications Avoid During Pregnancy, Avoid if you have Sensitive Skin, Use in Small Amounts
Blends Well With Bergamot, Cedarwood, Geranium, Lemon, Orange, Lavender, Pine
Key Benefits Insect Repellent
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Citronella Leaf Essential Oil Ingredients

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