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Citronella grass

Citronella Essential Oil


Botanical name: Cymbopogon nardas and Cymbopogon Winterianus

Family : Grass 


Citronella oil is distilled from a grass grown inthe tropical areas in Sri Lanka.

Citronella best known for use as an insect repellent but it is also highly effective in sebum oil regulation and is therefore useful when used with oily hair .



  • Aroma

    Grassy ,Lemon-y floral

  • Perfumery Note


  • Main Qualities

    Insect repellent , anti bacterial , astringent ,

  • Blends well with

    All other citrus essential oils, Cedarwood, Clary Sage, Eucalyptus, Geranium, Lavender, Peppermint, Pine, Rosemary, Sandalwood, Tea Tree .

  • Precautions

    Take care during pregnacy though unlike other essential oils Citronella apears to have little negative  impact on the baby.  Use with care and seek advice.

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