Appearance: Colorless to pale yellow liquid. Organoleptic properties: Pleasant citrus odor. Refractive index at 20 °C: 1.468-1.473. Solubility: Slightly soluble in water soluble in 10 volumes of 80% alcohol.
Use: As perfume, insect repellent. Storage: Well closed in air tight containers away from sunlight and heat preferably in amber color glass containers.
Extraction: It is extracted by the process of Steam Distillation. Chemical Composition: Citronellic acid, borneol, citronellol, geraniol, nerol, citral, citronellal, camphene, dipentene and limonene. Essential Oil Information: Citronella oil is extracted by the steam distillation of finely chopped fresh, dried or part-dried grass.
It is native to Sri Lanka and Java. This aromatic perennial grows about 1 meter (3 feet) high and is a popular ingredient in wax candles, as an insect repellant, and is also widely used in perfumes, soaps, skin lotions and deodorants. Oil Properties: This oil is light yellow in color with Fresh & Sweet smell. Uses: It is used as an insect repellent. It is best used in a spray, a diffuser or on a cotton ball amongst linen.
It is also useful in ridding cats and dogs of fleas. It helps to clear the mind and has a general toning and tonic effect on the body. It also has deodorizing qualities.
Blend well with: Bergamot, geranium, lemon, orange, lavender and pine. Summary: Citronella has a well rounded lemon citrus scent having a subtle woody aroma.
Citronella oil is extracted from a resilient grass (Cymbopogon nardus) native to Sri Lanka and Java. It is extracted by the process of Steam Distillation. It is used as an insect repellant. Precautions: This oil may irritate sensitive skin and cause dermatitis in certain individuals. Our Essential/Carrier Oils are 100% natural and pure (undiluted/uncut) therapeutic grade.
No fillers, additives, bases or carriers added. These high quality oils are excellent for Aromatherapy, skin and hair care. The item "Citronella Oil 100% Natural Pure Undiluted Uncut Essential Oil 10ml To 500ml" is in sale since Thursday, April 24, 2014.This item is in the category "Health & Beauty\Natural & Alternative Remedies\Aromatherapy". The seller is "shoprythm" and is located in DELHI, DL. This item can be shipped worldwide.