• Citronella Java
  • Citronella Java

Citronella Java


  • Description


Botanical Name: cymbopogon winterianus
Available Size: 10 ml
Origin: Nepal
Cultivation: conventional
Part of Plant: leaves
Extraction: steam
Major Biochemical Compounds: geraniol, citral, citronellal, citronellol
Most Commonly Used for: Insect repellent, especially mosquitos. It also helps prevent the spread of airborne germs.
Emotional/Psychological Uses: anti-depressant
Cosmetic/Skin Uses: The most common use for citronella is a mosquito repellent. It's also good for sweaty feet and the prevention of foot fungus. 
Blends Well With: Cinnamon, Eucalyptus Citriodora, Spike Lavender, Bergamot
Inside Info: Blend Citronella, Eucalyptus Citriodora, Lemongrass and Patchouli in Witch Hazel for an effective spray-on mosquito repellent. 
Best Ways to Use (see 'Methods of Use'): bug repellent (mosquitos & gnats), room diffusion, steam inhalant and foot bath
Type: Essential Oil    
Vendor: Essential Botanicals

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