Citronella Java,

Citronella Java, organic India

100% pure and natural essential oil

Botanical name: Cymbopogon winterianus

Plant Part: aerial parts

Extraction method: steam distilled

Origin: India


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Crop type: 
Certified organic culture
Pale yellow to dark yellow clear liquid
Fresh sweet geraniol weedy woody
Cymbopogon winterianus (Citronella) Essential Oil
Product code: EAB296947

Cautions and warnings:
Do not use pure essential oils. Essential oils are diluted in a vegetable oil when applied to the skin. Carry out a skin tolerance test in the crook of your elbow and wait 48 hours before using the oil on the skin. Do not use the essential oil if you notice a reaction such as redness, itching or stinging.
Keep out of reach of children.
If accidental ingestion occurs, seek urgent medical attention or contact a Poison Control Center.
Avoid contact with eyes and mucous membranes. Essential oils should not be applied to the eyes, the eye contour area, neither into the ears. In case of contact, apply a plenty of vegetable oil and take promptly medical advice.
If symptoms persist or worsen when using essential oil, consult a health care practitioner.
If you have epilepsy or asthma, consult a health care practitioner prior to use.
Avoid exposure of applied area(s) to the sun.
If you are pregnant or breastfeeding, do not use essential oils.
Known adverse reactions:
If you experience nausea, dizziness, headache or an allergic reaction, discontinue use.
Store in airtight, light-resistant container at room temperature.
The information contained on our site is presented purely for information purposes and cannot, in any case, bind the responsibility of the company. In no way does this information constitute a recommendation for preventive or curative treatment, prescription or diagnosis, nor should it be considered as such.

Words by Mikaël

It is wonderful as a mosquito repellent and can releive colds, flu and neuralgia, pain of rheumatism and arthritis, melancholy.

It eases nervous depression.

Avoid using on sensitive or damaged skin.

Can blend with citrus, geranium, lavender, neroli, clary sage.

Words by Anny Schneider

Repels insects, sanitizes the air and relieves muscle pain.
Use in synergy with other diffusion oils, insect repellent diluted in vegetable oil, or liquid soap for the household.

Origin of this essential oil

This organic essential oil of Java citronella from India is distilled from the aerial parts of the plant.


Keep away from children, air, heat and light.

More information

Citronella is cultivated in Nepal within the altitude of 500-1600m.

It is native to Sri Lanka but cultivated in different tropical and sub tropical regions of the globe.

It is tall aromatic perennial grass reaching up to 2m.

Leaves fragrant, leaf blade linear, tapering to a long membranous, acuminate tip.

Inflorescence large and drooping and end in racemose pair supported by the proper sheaths; Racemes are sessile or short; longer pedicelled with tow lower spikelets.

Propagation is extensively carried out by slips (vegetative method).


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* L’aromathérapie énergétique - Lydia Bosson

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