Citronella, Java Essential Oil

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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

Citronella has antiseptic properties and is also used for oily skin.

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.

The fresh scent of Citronella has an uplifting effect when you’re at a low ebb mentally and emotionally.

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.


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Common name Citronella
Botanical name   Cymbopogon winterianus
Plant parts used Leaf
Extraction method    Distillation
Origin Indonesia
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 Max 0.887
Optical Rotation Min -5.0 Max +2.0
Refractive Index Min 1.463 Max 1.476
Documents SDS  


  • Consultation with a suitably qualified practitioner is recommended prior to us 
  • 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 4.8 out of 5
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Reviewed by Karla H.
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Rated 4 out of 5
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Citronella Java

This essential oil delivers exactly what is expected of it, has a strong fragrance, great for repelling insects. An excellent product.

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Reviewed by Paula M.
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Rated 5 out of 5
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Citronella oil

We used it for camping instead of bug spray and it was really effective, and smelt amazing

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Reviewed by Durga devi T.
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I recommend this product
Rated 5 out of 5
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Great buy and worth the value

Such great essential oil! Love the smell and how it calms my hectic day. It is such a great essential oil especially buying from this site as it is organic and has the scent as it is! I mix this oil and use it as insect repellent and to keep insect off my house.

Highly recommend this product to others

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