Method of Extraction:
Steam Distillation of the fresh, part dried or dried grass.Description:
Steam Distillation of the fresh, part dried or dried grass.
Citronella has a powerful lemon aroma which blends well with all citrus and woody oils. For a natural air freshener add 3 drops of Citronella, 3 drops of Geranium and 2 drops of Pine to a clean plant spray filled with water, shake well and spray into the air. Avoid polished surfaces and pets.
2 drops of Citronella, 2 drops of Cedarwood and 2 drops of Eucalyptus Citriodora in an oil burner or diffuser can help maintain an insect-free BBQ.
Citronella comes in two main types - Java and Ceylon. Absolute Aromas has introduced an oil from Sri Lanka, which is the only source of the Ceylon type, produced from the Lenabatu variety of citronella grass. Java-type is produced in many countries other than Indonesia, in particular China. Citronella is very widely used in household cleaning products and insecticides.Did you know?
Many cultures value the medicinal use of the citronella leaves for stimulation and insect repellents.Specific Safety Advice:
Do not use Citronella during pregnancy or on those with sensitive skin.