Citronella Organic

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Citronella Organic, Ceylon, Cymbopogen nardus

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  Proper Name Citronella
  Scientific Name Cymbopogen nardus
  Country Of Origin Ceylon
  Synonyms Andropogen nardus, Sri Lanka citronella, Lenabatu citronella
  Plant Family Poaceae ( Gramineae)
  Plant Parts Used Cut grass
  Extraction Method Steam distillation
  Physical Characteristics Yellowy-brown mobile liquid
  Dominant Note(s) Top
  Aroma Slightly sweet and lemony
  Main Constituents mainly geraniol (up to 45% in Java oil), citronellal (up to 50% in Java oil) with geranyl acetate, limonene and camphene among others
  Blends With Bergamot, Cajeput, eucalyptus, Geranium, Lavender, Neroli, Peppermint, Petitgrain, Sage, Ylang
  Safety Precautions Non-toxic, non-irritant. May cause dermatitis in sensitive individuals. Avoid during pregnancy

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