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Citronella oil, Ceylon
Citronella oil, Ceylon

Citronella oil, Ceylon

Citronella oil, Ceylon
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Cymbopogon nardus | Citronella Essential Oil, Ceylon | Fragrance Shoppe.

Citronella Oil, Ceylon


Category      Essential Oils


                       Cymbopogon nardus (L.)


Species        Rendle (Ceylon/Lenabutu type),


                        fam. Poaceae (Gram.)


Part                Grass


Country        Ceylon


Code             CymNar2




Citronella Oil, Ceylon


Citronella Oil, Ceylon and Citronellal are chemically dominant they do not rule in terms of aroma.  Instead it is a combination of Camphene, Borneol, and methyleugenol that characterize the scent.


Action:  Citronella is antibacterial, antifungal, anti-inflammatory, antiseptic, antispasmodic, and it is insecticidal, an insect-repellent, and a deodorant.


Traditional Uses:  Various cultures have used this oil to treat intestinal parasites, digestive and menstrual problems, and also used it as a stimulant.


Indications:  Headaches, respiratory infections, neuralgia, fatigue, and oily skin.


Other Uses:  This oil can be used as an antiseptic to sanitize and deodorize surface.  It makes an excellent insect repellent when combined with cedarwood.


Application:  Diffuse or apply topically on the bottom of the feet or on location diluted with massage oil.


Safety Data:  If pregnant or under a doctor's care, consult your physician.  Repeated use can result in extreme contact sensitization.  Skin test for sensitivity.


Companion Oils:  Bergamot, cedarwood, geranium, lemon, orange, and pine.






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Essential Oils Safety & Disclaimer:

This information is for educational purposes only, it is not intended to treat, cure, prevent or, diagnose any disease or condition. Nor is it intended to prescribe in any way. This information is for educational purposes only and may not be complete, nor may its data be accurate.

As with all essential oils, never use them undiluted. Do not take internally unless working with a qualified and expert practitioner. Keep away from children. If applying an essential oil to your skin always perform a small patch test to an insensitive part of the body (after you have properly diluted the oil in an appropriate carrier.

These statements have not been evaluated by the FDA. These products is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.  Please consult a health care professional if you are pregnant or have any serious medical conditions.

 The Fragrance & Herbalists Shoppe
136 N MT Pleasant Ave
Monroeville, Alabama 36460
Copyright © 2005- 2017 
MEMBER:  Monroveille & Monroe County Chamber of Commerce

Essential Oils Safety & Disclaimer:

This information is for educational purposes only, it is not intended to treat, cure, prevent or, diagnose any disease or condition. Nor is it intended to prescribe in any way. This information is for educational purposes only and may not be complete, nor may its data be accurate.

As with all essential oils, never use them undiluted. Do not take internally unless working with a qualified and expert practitioner. Keep away from children. If applying an essential oil to your skin always perform a small patch test to an insensitive part of the body (after you have properly diluted the oil in an appropriate carrier.

These statements have not been evaluated by the FDA. These products is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.  Please consult a health care professional if you are pregnant or have any serious medical conditions.

 The Fragrance Shoppe
136 N MT Pleasant Ave
Monroeville, Alabama 36460
Copyright © 2005- 2015 
MEMBER:  Monroveille & Monroe County Chamber of Commerce