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|Citronella, Java Essential Oil
100% PURE, THERAPEUTIC GRADE ESSENTIAL OIL
|BOTANICAL NAME||Cymbopogon winterianus|
|PLANT PARTS USED||Leaf|
|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
FOR THE SKIN
Citronella has antiseptic properties and is also used for oily skin.
FOR 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.
FOR THE MIND
The fresh scent of Citronella has an uplifting effect when you’re at a low ebb mentally and emotionally.
FOR 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, Lemon, Lavender 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|