Citronella Pure Essential Oil
Country of origin: Java
Extraction Method: Steam Distillation
Scent Profile: Grassy, Floral
Citronella pure essential oil is a naturally occurring insect repellent distilled from two grass varieties. It is yellow to brown and has a grassy/floral smell. The oil of citronella is a mixture of many elements. The exact formatting varies by grass type. However, the main ingredients are citronellol, citronellal, and geraniol. Oil of citronella is also commonly found in foods and beverages as a flavouring agent.
Citronella produces a strong and distinctive citrus-like aroma that is also the perfect natural insect repellent. The oil is also best known as a plant-based insect repellent with strong antifungal properties. This fragrant oil receives its name from the French word meaning "lemon balm" due to its floral, citrus-like aroma, with its ability to invigorate and uplift.