Organic Citronella Leaf Essential Oil


£3.40 - £20.81


SKU: 5060233383337X

Product Description

The aromatherapists favourite insect repellent, Organic Citronella is rich in the properties that repel insects

Organic Citronella Essential Oil (Certified by the Soil Association)

Organic Citronella leaf is a hardy grass which grows mainly in Indonesian and Asian countries. Formerly known as Andropogon nardus the plant grows to about 3ft with long slender leaves.


A slightly sweet and lemony, very top note based essential oil

Oils to Blend with

Bergamot, Cajuput, Eucalyptus, Geranium, Lavender, Neroli, Peppermint, Petitgrain, Sage and Ylang Ylang

Latin Name

Cymbopogon nardus

Plant Family


Extraction Method

Organic Citronella leaf oil is steam distilled from the dried grass. Steam distillation of the fresh grass uses large amounts of energy and yields a lower quality oil, so dried grass is the preferred method.

Country of Origin


Chemical Constituents

Citronellic (Acid), Borneol, Citronellol, Geraniol, Nerol (Alcohol), Citral, Citronellol (Aldehyde), Camphene, Dipentene, Limonene (Terpenes).

Citronella Essential Oil

Organic Citronella Essential Oil


Avoid getting Citronella in your eyes as it can sting intensely.

Rinse with plenty of clean,warm water if contact is made.

If using Citronella for its anti-bug and insect repellent effects then please make sure you keep out of reach of children.


  • Weight: 0.03 kg
  • Blends Well With: Bergamot, Cedarwood, Geranium, Lemon, Orange, Lavender, Pine
  • Contraindications: Avoid During Pregnancy, Avoid if you have Sensitive Skin, Use in Small Amounts
  • Country of Origin: China
  • Latin Name: Cymbopogon nardus
  • Traditional Physical Properties: Perspiration control, Controlling Oily Skin
  • Part of Plant Used: Dried Grass
  • Purity: 100% Pure
  • Scent: A slightly sweet and lemony, very top note based essential oil
  • Key Benefits: Insect Repellent
  • Traditional Emotional Use: Mind Clarifying
  • Traditional Skin Use: Insect repellent
  • HS Code: 33012941
  • HS Description: Citronella Essential Oil
  • HS Country: GB
  • HS Composition: Viscous Plant Oil

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