Citronella oil is a volatile oil, which is distilled using steam distillation process from the greenish blue, lemon-scented leaves and stem of the plant Cymbopogon nardus (Ceylon citronella) or Cymbopogon winteratus (Java type citronella).
The leaves of citronella plant (Cymbopogon winterianus Jowitt) are distilled to obtain valuable oil. Citronella Essential Oil is a source of important perfumery chemicals like citronellal, citronellol and geraniol, which find extensive use in soap, perfumery, cosmetic and flavouring industries.
Botanical Ref - Cymbopogon Winterianus
Plant Family - Poaceae (Gramineae)
Aroma -Sweet, fresh, lemony, grassy, sweet some what woody dryout.
Plant Part Used - Grass
Color Tone - Pale Yellowish
Origin - India
Grade - Therapeutic
Production Process - Steam Distillation
Usage - Insect repellent, Aromatherapy, Astringent & Perfume Industry
Mixes well with - Bergamot, Lemon, Orange, Lemongrass.
Main Constituents - Citronellal, Citronellol, Gerniol, Esters
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