English name: Citronella essential oil

Scientific name of the plant: Cymbopogon nardus

The family of the plant: Poaceae

Description: Obtained from above-ground parts by steam distillation.

Color: Colorless

Fragrance: lemony, fruity, fresh, sweet

Fragrance level: Medium

Note: Top

Consistency: Thin

Composition: Limonane, gamma, alphapinene

Habitat: Ceylon

Compatible oils: Lemon, bergamot, cedar, sage, eucalyptus, geranium, lavender, peppermint, rosemary, sandalwood and tea tree oil


  • It is a preferred oil for relieving energy deficiency, relieving fatigue, and increasing the level of physical and mental activity. It can be used as a diffuser, censer, bath water, and a few drops can be dripped onto clothes and pillows.
  • It is effective in insect and fly bites as an insect and fly repellent.
  • It is effective in muscle aches and pains, infectious skin problems, fever, rash, excessive sweating, fungal infections.


  • Essential oils should not be consumed directly orally.
  • Essential oils should not be inhaled directly.
  • Contact with the mucosa should be avoided.
  • It should not come into contact with the eyes. In case of contact, the eyes should be washed immediately with plenty of water.
  • Essential oils should not be applied directly on the skin.
  • It should not be used during pregnancy and lactation.
  • It should not be used in children.
  • It should be kept out of reach of children.


It should be stored in tightly closed non-plastic containers, protected from heat, light and moisture, in cool environments.