One of the best and spectacular oil for aromatherapy is our Citronella Oil. It is formulated by steam distillation of various parts of Citronella grass that is an ingredient for traditional deep cleansing, healing and curing various health problems. This oil can treat and prevent cold, fevers and headaches. It majorly aids in relieving the pain of arthritis. Our Citronella Oil is also considered as bio-pesticide with a non toxic mode of action. It is a clear yellowish essential oil that has a fruity, fresh, zingy, lemony and sweet aroma. With its amazing redolence it plays a major role in flavoring and perfumery industries.
Benefits of Citronella Oil
With the healthful traits such as antiseptic, antibacterial, deodorant, antidepressant, antispasmodic, anti inflammatory, fungicidal, insect repellent, stimulant, and so on, it is noted as a beneficial essential oil.
Few major benefits of this oil are:
What are the usefulness of Citronella Oil?
This oil is a complete package for various industries. With awesome aromatic properties, it is widely used in personal care products and perfumes. It is also used in soaps, household cleaners and detergents because of its antiseptic characteristics. When blended with other floral essential oils it boost the relaxing and balmy effect. It is also effective in curing various health problems like rheumatic pain, digestion problems and so on. This essential oil is an insect repellent too. Not only a repellent , it even helps in healing insect bites. The Citronella Oil is found in various pesticide products such as lotions, sprays and even in candles due to its anti-fungal properties. This oil can even calm down barking oils with its fragrance. The uses not ends here, it is even added in food and beverages such as alcoholic drinks, non alcoholic drinks, baked food products, soft & hard candies, gelatin & puddings, frozen dairy products, etc for giving a relishing the experience.
How is Citronella Oil made?
This may be a question that arises when thinking about this pale yellow green fluid with a crispy fragrance having a grassy herbal undertone. The simple answer to this question is, it is obtained from the family of Cymbopogon genus plant. It is extracted by steam distillation of the grasses and stem of Jowitt and Rendle. The consequence is two types of Citronella Oil: