Citronella Essential Oil - Aceite esencial de citronela
Citronella Oil is distilled from a grass (Cymbopogon nardus) native to Sri Lanka and Java. An aromatic perennial that grows approximately 1 meter (3 feet) in height, it yields a clear light yellow slightly brown liquid. Citronella Java Essential Oil is used soaps and candles, for conditioning oily skin and hair.
Blends well with Citronella Java blends well with most oils, but specifically well with Bergamot, Bitter Orange, Cedarwood, Geranium, Lemon, Orange, Lavender and Pine.
Botanical Name: Andropogon nardus
Plant Part: Leaves
Processing Method: Steam Distilled
Description / Color / Consistency: A clear light yellow to brownish liquid.
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 well with: Bergamot, Orange, Cedarwood, Geranium, Lemon, Lavender and Pine.
Product Abstract: Citronella Oil is extracted from a resilient grass native to Sri Lanka and Java. It is a very aromatic perennial that grows approximately 1 meter (3 feet) in height. It is often used in combination with Cedarwood to produce pleasant-smelling patio candles and torches.
Cautions: Dilute before use; for external use only. May cause skin irritation in some individuals, and should be avoided by those allergic to ragweed; a skin test is recommended prior to use, and contact with eyes should be avoided.
Storage: It is recommended that oils packaged in metal containers (for safe shipping), be transferred into dark glass containers to maintain freshness and attain maximum shelf life.