Citronella Essential Oil

Citronella Essential Oil

Cymbopogon winterianus

Citronella Essential Oil

1/2 oz. – $4.75

Parts Used


Extraction Method

Steam distilled

Note Classification



Rich, fresh, sweet, lemony


Citronella is used in perfumery and is widely known as an insect repellant.

Blends Well With

Bergamot, cedarwood, citrus oils, geranium, pine, sandalwood.

Herbal Miscellany

Cymbopogon winterianus or Java citronella has a higher geraniol and citronellol content then Cymbopogon nardus or Sri Lanka citronella. Because of these constituents Java citronella is used more in perfumery.


Oil Specific: Avoid while pregnant. May cause skin irritation.


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