Aromatherapy Oils

Product Name : Citronella Oil

Botanical Name : Cymbopogon winterianus jowitt

Country Origin : India

100% Pure & Natural


Description:
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.

Odour:
Sweet, fresh, woody, weedy.

Product Colour/Appearance:
Pale yellow to dark yellow clear liquid

Extraction Method:
Steam distillation process is adopted for the extraction of this essential oil from the leaves of the Cymbopogon.

Uses:
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.

Cautions:
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.
Common Name Citronella Oil
Botanical Name Cymbopogon winterianus jowitt
Category Aromatherapy Oils
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.

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