Source: Cymbopogon nardus is mainly grown in Sri Lanka.
Extraction: Citronella essential oil is obtained by steam distillation.
Aroma: Citronella essential oil has a fresh, sweet and citrus scent.
Fragrance note: Top.
Properties: Citronella essential oil is used in aromatherapy to awaken the senses, balance the skin and is an effective insect repellent.
Uses: Massage, baths, may be added to base emollient and vaporisation.
Blends well with: Geranium, Lavender, Lime, Orange, Peppermint and Pine.
Caution: Always dilute Citronella essential oil to less than 5% before application to the skin and avoid during pregnancy.