Citronella Essential Oil
Cymbopogon Nardus / Cymbopogon Winterianus
Common Method of Extraction
Plant Part Typically Used
Citronella Essential Oil smells citrusy, slightly fruity, fresh and sweet.
- The fragrant grass has received the name Citronella from the French word meaning lemon balm," exuding a rich healthy, inspiring fragrance close to that of lemon.
- Ceylon and Java are the two major Citronella types from which their fresh leaves are extracted through steam distillation.
- Citronella is a perennial aromatic grass mainly grown in Asia.
- Citronella oil has certain advantages, like many essential oils, and has been used in China.
- Citronella essential oil is a common factor in perfumes and cosmetic products.
- It is well popular for its use in outdoor candles, air fresheners, ointments, and other important camping and outdoor activities.
- Citronella essential oil is best known for its potential to kill mosquitoes and other pests.
- Citronella Essential Oil is used to deodorize the atmosphere in an indoor environment and freshen it naturally.
- It is necessary to use a diffuser to spread a perfume through a room you might want to use this process, like the spray technique, to repel insects or add a nice fragrance to a room.
- Normally, Citronella diffusers come with a clear set of instructions. Make sure to follow closely the label directions to properly use citronella oil in a diffuser.
- It is regarded that the scent of Citronella Oil blends well with all essential oils such as Lemon and Bergamot and also with essential oils such as Cedarwood, Clary Sage, Eucalyptus, Geranium, Lavender, Peppermint, Pine, Rosemary, Sandalwood, and Tea Tree.
- Try to spread 3 drops of Citronella Oil in a personal choice diffuser and enjoy a more focused sense.