Citronella oil has antiseptic, soothing and deodorising properties. Citronella has been used for years in outdoor body sprays and lotions. It has a fresh, powerful, lemony, and grass-like aroma.
Our citronella oil originates from Java and is extracted by steam distillation of the fresh part-dried or dried grass.
Citronella oil is a member of the Poaceae (gramineae) family and is also referred to as andropogon nardus, sri lanka citronella, lenabatu citronella. It blends well with cedarwood, orange, geranium, lemon and bergamot.
Citronella oil is non-toxic and non-irritant but may cause dermatitis in some individuals.