Mode of Extraction : Steam Distillation. Main Constituents : Geraniol, citronellal, limonene, citronelol, dipentene and linalool. Appearence : Colourless to pale yellow liquid. Organoleptic properties : Pleasant citrus odour. 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 is helpful with colds, flu and minor infections and also has deodorizing qualities. The item "Citronella Essential Oil 100% Pure Natural Undiluted Uncut Aromatherapy" is in sale since Saturday, September 10, 2016. This item is in the category "Health & Beauty\Natural & Alternative Remedies\Aromatherapy". The seller is "jiyaexport1234" and is located in DELHI, DELHI. This item can be shipped worldwide.