Product Name : Citronella Oil
Botanical Name : Cymbopogon winterianus jowitt
Country Origin : India
100% Pure & Natural
Citronella essential oil has a fresh, distinctive, and citrusy aroma. Once you’ve had a whiff of it, there’s a very big chance that you’ll be able to recognize the scent anywhere. It’s this strong and characteristic scent that gives citronella oil one of its best-known attributes: the ability to repel insects. As an insect repellent, citronella can help repel insects such as mosquitoes, which carry infectious and potentially deadly diseases. While this in itself is admirable enough, the oil actually has so much more to offer. It is full of compounds that can help treat a variety of ailments as well as help get rid of negative emotions.
Sweet, fresh, woody, weedy.
Pale yellow to dark yellow clear liquid
Steam distillation process is adopted for the extraction of this essential oil from the leaves of the Cymbopogon.
1. Used as a Insect Repellent, alleviates stress, anxiety and mental complexities for a relaxed and light feel. Relieve irritation caused due to insect bites, oily skin, allergies or fungal infections.
2. Freshens Body and Interiors, apply to affected area to tranquil inflammation and pain associated with body tones ones up digestion, excretion, nervous system and brain for fortifying body.
DIY (do it yourself):
1. Apply on insect and mosquito bites to stop itching, acts as an anti septic.
2. For rheumatic problems, mix 50 grams soya oil or vegetable oil and 20 drops of citronella. Rub oil affected parts.
Blends Well With: Bergamot, Cedarwood Virginian, Geranium Egyptian, Lavender, Lemon, orange.
This oil can cause irritation to sensitive skin. Keep out of reach of children. If pregnant, nursing, or under a doctor’s care, consult your physician. Avoid contact with eyes, inner ears, and sensitive areas. Always test for skin sensitivity prior to widespread use and use on the feet when possible.
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|Common Name||Citronella Oil|
|Botanical Name||Cymbopogon winterianus jowitt|
|Method of Production||Steam Distillation|
|Color and Appearance||Pale yellow to dark yellow clear liquid|
|Odor||Sweet, fresh, woody, weedy, geraniol.|
|Country of Origin / Production||India|
|Main ingredients||Geraniol , Citronellal, Geranyl Acetate.|
|Density 20 0 C||0.8905|
|Refractive Index 20 0 C||1.4747|
|Optical Rotation||(-) 2.194|
|Flash Point||Not determined, estimated above 80 Degree C|
|Solubility||Insoluble in water, soluble in oils & alcohol|
|Stability||24 months shelf life if stored properly|
|Storage||To be kept in closed container, in a dark, fresh & dry place|
|Safety||Harmful if swallowed. Avoid contact with eyes.|