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Citronella Essential Oil Ceylon
Citronella Essential Oil Ceylon
Botanical Name:Cymbopogon nardus
Geographic Origin: Sri Lanka
Method of Farming: Cultivated: Pure, Natural & Authentic
Method of Extraction: Steam Distillation
Part of Plant: Leaves
size price payment method
1kg (37.19 fl oz)
$Call 630-653-3082 for pricing
10ml (1/3 fl oz)
100ml (3.38 fl oz)
Citronella Essential Oil Ceylon

Citronella essential oil Ceylon has a powerful, fresh, lemony scent. Its oil is yellow to brownish yellow in color. It is steam distilled from a tall grass grown in the tropics. You will find two types of Citronella at The Aromatherapy Place, Citronella Ceylon and Citronella Java. There are a number of differences between the two, the most important being the geraniol content. Citronella Ceylon has a significantly higher geraniol content. However, the oils are similar and can be used in place of one another.

Why Auroma 100% pure and natural, therapeutic grade Citronella essential oil Ceylon from The Aromatherapy Place? Unscrupulous producers often adulterate their essential oils. Auroma has an on-site full laboratory where all essential oils undergo rigorous testing and analysis. This is done using the latest in Quality Assurance with Gas Chromatography and Mass Spectrometry (GC/MS) equipment to accurately analyze each batch of essential oils we receive from our farmers and distillers. This is done even with the growers Auroma has dealt with for over 20 years. Every batch, every time!

Suggested items for use with Citronella Essential Oil Ceylon

Citronella Essential Oil Ceylon Blends Well With

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Properties of Citronella Essential Oil Ceylon

antiseptic, bactericide, deodorant, diaphoretic, febrifuge, insecticide, tonic

Aromatherapy uses for Citronella Essential Oil Ceylon

Visit our General Aromatherapy Uses page.

Specific Uses: Citronella essential oils are used widely as natural Insect Repellants. As a dog shampoo, Citronella will help to kill fleas and clean your dog's coat. Lastly, both oils are also used in soaps, waxes, detergents, and toiletries.

Safety information for Citronella Essential Oil Ceylon

Please visit our General Essential Oil Safety Information page for important safety guidelines on using essential oils.

Specific Safety Information: Citronella essential oil has been reported to be non-toxic, non-irritant and non-sensitising. It may cause contact dermatitis in some individuals. See The Complete Guide to Aromatherapy by Salvatorre Battaglia, Second edition published by The International Centre of Holistic Aromatherapy in 2003 page 187.

Aromatherapy Recipes containing Citronella Essential Oil Ceylon

All-Natural Insect Repellant

An all natural and easy to make insect repellent from The Aromatherapy Place will keep you bug free this summer! A must in a household with kids.

  Ingredient Amount Unit
  Citronella Essential Oil Ceylon 3 drops
  Eucalyptus Essential Oil Blue Gum 2 drops
  Lavender Essential Oil Organic 3 drops
  Herbal Water Witch Hazel 4 fl oz

Mix ingredients into a Cobalt Blue Glass Bottle . Shake vigorously. Spay onto exposed skin avoiding eyes. Reapply every two hours.

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