Citronella Essential Oil (Cymbopogon winterianus) is also known as Citronella Grass. This oil has a medium‐strength sweet, lemony-fresh aroma presenting a top‐middle fragrance note.

Citronella Essential Oil is well-known as an insect repellent and may be used topically to deter insects or diffused in the air. Citronella also works well in skin care regimens, especially for those with oily skin types.



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Botanical Name: Cymbopogon winterianus
Country of Origin: India
Extraction Method: Steam Distilled
Plant Part: Grass
Aroma: Sweet, Citrus, Herbal
Consistency: Thin
Blends Well With: Cedarwood, Eucalyptus, Geranium, Lavender, Lemongrass


  • Try adding Citronella to a blend for DIY household cleaners
  • Diffuse to deter insects


Mosquito Free Balm

  • 15 drops Citronella
  • 10 drops Cedarwood
  • 5 drops Patchouli
  • 4 drops Bergamot
  • ¼ cup Shea Butter
  • 1 tablespoon Fractionated Coconut Oil

Melt Shea Butter to just barely melted. Remove from heat and Blend all ingredients together. Apply to exposed skin before heading outside.