Citronella, Java Essential Oil

Rated 4.7 out of 5
11 Reviews
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Citronella, Java Essential Oil
100% PURE, THERAPEUTIC GRADE ESSENTIAL OIL
COMMON NAME Citronella
BOTANICAL NAME Cymbopogon winterianus
PLANT PARTS USED Leaf
EXTRACTION METHOD Distillation
COUNTRY OF ORIGIN Indonesia
 
Citronella has been used throughout the world as an insect repellent before synthetic repellents were introduced. It is still widely used as a natural non-toxic alternative, with the added advantage of its fresh scent and refreshing properties.
Nature/Essence – Refreshing & Protective
SKIN ICON 72pxFOR THE SKIN
Citronella has antiseptic properties and is also used for oily skin.
 
BODY ICON 72pxFOR THE BODY
Citronella is a key ingredient in natural insect repellent sprays or applications for the body.
It is also a good oil to include in natural deodorant or foot sprays, helping with excessive perspiration and odour, and refreshing the feet or body. Citronella can be useful as an inhalation during colds or illness.
 
MIND ICON 72pxFOR THE MIND
The fresh scent of Citronella has an uplifting effect when you’re at a low ebb mentally and emotionally.
 
HOME ICON 72pxFOR THE HOME
Add Citronella to candles, room sprays or a diffuser for natural non-toxic insect repellent activity in the home and to refresh and purify the air.
BLENDS WELL WITH
Bergamot, Orange, Cedarwood, Geranium, LemonLavender and Pine.
 
Appearance Pale yellow to yellow-brown mobile oil
Odour Description Sharp, characteristic with floral undertones
Main Constituents Citronellal, geraniol, citronellol
Specific Gravity Min 0.878 Max0.887
Optical Rotation Min -5.0 Max +2.0
Refractive Index Min 1.463 Max1.476

Typical GC analysis
CITRONELLA JAVA-927
- Consultation with a suitably qualified practitioner is recommended prior to use
- For external use only.
- Do not apply to skin undiluted
- Not recommended for use during pregnancy
- Perform a patch test prior to use
average rating 4.7 out of 5
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Rated 5 out of 5
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Sorted against sandflies

I use this product to make citronella beeswax candles and I couldn't be happier. Pleasant smelling and very effective, no more bug bites for me!

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Rated 5 out of 5
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Citronella oil in my atomiser

Smells fresh and clean will use in summer to help repel the flies

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Rated 4 out of 5
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Dog Soap

Used this in my dog soap recipe along with some other essential oils. While smell isn't my favourite... nor would it be, it does the job.

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Rated 5 out of 5
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Lovely

Really enjoy this oil, a lovely smell and helpful for insect repellents

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