INCI:Cymbopogon Winterianus (citronella) oil
Composition:Cymbopogon Winterianus (citronella) oil
Purity Grade:No purity grade applicable
Appearance:Pale yellow liquid, fresh lemon-like scent
Storage:Store light-protected at a cool and dry place
Country of Origin:China
Raw Material Source:Dried grasses of Cymbopogon winterianus
Manufacture:Obtained by steam distillation of the freshly cut or partially dried grasses of Cymbopogon winterianus. This is known as the “Java” type of citronella essential oil.
Animal Testing:Not animal tested
GMO:No data available, but unlikely to contain GMOs
Vegan:Does not contain animal-derived components
Citronella oil is obtained by the steam distillation of the freshly cut or partially dried grasses of Cymbopogon winterianus (Lemongrass). Citronella oil is often used as an insect repellent, but is also useful in soaps, perfumes, aromatherapy, cosmetics and candle making.
- Widely used in aromatherapy and as insect repellent
- Provides a typical citrus note in fragrances
- Has some anti-microbial effects and can therefore be used cleansing products
Can be added to formulas as is, add to the oil phase or at the end of the formulating process. Use level 1-5%.
Insect repellent products, creams, lotions, ointments, bath oils, soaps, cleansers.