If you’re like most people, when you think of citronella you think of insect repellants. While this is a common use for citronella, it has also been used for many years for its therapeutic actions. Citronella essential oil has actually been reported to be as effective as penicillin against certain strains of bacteria.
Name of Oil:Citronella
Latin Binomial:Cymbopogon nardus
Countries of Origin:Sri Lanka
Scent Profile:fresh, sweet, fruity, citrusy
Parts used in distillation:Grass
Oil Characteristics:clear, thin, medium aroma
Cultivation – Certified Organic