Citronella Oil

Citronella oil is extracted using steam distillation from the leaves and stem of the citronella plant.

Citronella oil is one of the essential oils obtained from the leaves and stems of different species of Cymbopogon (lemongrass). The oil is widely used extensively as a source of perfumery chemicals such as citronellal, citronellol and geraniol. These chemicals find extensive use in soap, candles and incense, perfumery, cosmetic and flavouring industries throughout the world.

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We are identified as one of the most famous Citronella Essential Oil Manufacturer, Exporter & Wholesale Supplier from India. Our Pure Citronella Oil is processed by the steam distillation of the grass Cymbopogon winterianus Jowitt. The Natural Citronella Oil is also considered ideal for the manufacturing of mosquito repellent lotion, aroma candles, flavors, white phenyl, pharma and many more. Also citronella oil is an effective repellent for body louse and head louse.

Citronella oil, an essential oil, possesses activating and warming qualities both physically and mentally.The aroma is said to be like its relatives lemongrass and palmarosa. However, citronella oil is overlooked in aromatherapy because of its association with insect repellency. When citronella oil is diluted properly in a base oil and is applied to skin, it produces a mild sensation of warmth – which relieves painful muscles and joints. Mentally, the aroma of citronella oil may help with nervous fatigue due to its clarifying properties. It can also ease pressure of migraines and headaches. Citronella oil blends well with cedarwood, orange, geranium, lemon and bergamot – however, you should only use essential oils under those specialised in the field. It is safer to consult a qualified aromatherapist if ever in doubt.

The Java citronella oil is one of the most widely used perfume oils and is often used as a starting point for perfume materials, as its constituents citronellal and geraniol are important and widely used perfume building blocks.

 

Citronella oil is not only of benefit in its use as an insecticide, but its antiseptic properties make it a great boon when wishing to clear a sickroom. It also has an excellent effect on clearing the mind. It may be used for combating excessive perspiration and for balancing oily skin, as well as fighting intestinal parasites and bringing down fever.

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