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Citronella Essential Oil

Citronella Essential Oil

Citronella Essential Oil


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  • 100ml/3.40oz $7.50
  • 250ml/8.45oz $14.00
  • 500ml/16.90oz $24.50
  • 1000ml/33.80oz $45.00
  • 2500ml/84.535oz $107.50
  • 5000ml/169.00oz $199.00
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  • Botanical Name: Cymbopogon winterianus
  • Product Code: HV-EO-35
  • Aroma: Fresh, sweet, weedy, woody odor
  • Plant Part: Leaves
  • Colour: Pale yellow to dark yellow clear liquid
  • Production method: Steam distillation
  • Application: Pharmaceuticals, cosmetics & spa, aromatherapy, Insect repellent
  • Available: Yes

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Citronella Essential Oil

Description:

Citronella oil is extracted from a hardy grass, found in eastern parts of India and northern Himalayan range. 

Uses & Benefits:

  • Citronella oil is widely used as insect repellent. It is used as spray,as diffuser or on cotton balls amongst linen. It also helps in getting rid from black flies, mosquitoes and fleas and ticks. 
  • Citronella oil is also used in various therapies and massages. It works excellently in clearing mind, mental tension and fatigue. 
  • The essential oil is useful in combating excessive perspiration and also balances oily skin.
  • It is also used in candle making, scented soaps, potpourri, room spray, refresher oil fragrance oil, scented envelope candles and cubes votive candle.


Citronella Essential Oil Specification:

Botanical Name:   Cymbopogon winterianus
Common name:  Citronella oil, Cymbopogon winterianus jowitt oil
Origin:   India
Mode of Extraction:  Steam distilled
Parts Used:   Leaves
Note Classification:  Top
Appearance:   Pale yellow to dark yellow clear liquid
Organoleptic Properties:  Fresh, sweet, weedy, woody odor
Refractive Index at 20 °C:  1.400- 1.520
Specific Gravity at 20 °C:   0.850 - 0.920
Solubility:   Insoluble in water, soluble in alcohol and oils
Storage:   Well closed in air tight containers away from sunlight and heat preferably in amber color glass containers.
Blends with: Bergamot, Orange, Cedarwood, Geranium, Lemon, Lavender and Pine
Constituents:  acetylizable alcohols (geraniol) and aldehydes (citronellal), citronellic acid, borneol, citronellol, geraniol, nerol, citral, citronellal, camphene, dipentene and limonene
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