Citronella Java Oil is native to South East Asia. India is one of the major producers of Citronella Java Oil (PURE). Indian soil and climatic conditions are conducive to producing and growing the best Cymbopogon Nardus / Cymbopogon Winteratus plants that yield outstanding quality Citronella Java Oil (PURE). Even the odour profile is by far and undoubtedly the best in the world.
Citronella Java Oil is obtained by steam distillation of the leaves of Cymbopogon Winteratus / Cymbopogon Nardus and it is a colourless or light yellow liquid with a characteristic woody, grassy or lemony odour. Citronella grass grows to about 2 meters. The main chemicals in Citronella oil are Citronellal, Citronellol and Geraniol.
Citronella Java Oil is used in aromatherapy, relieving painful muscles and joints, in nervous fatigue, easing pressure of migraines and headaches. Its stimulating, refreshing scent works well as an antidepressant and lifts the mood. It can be used to treat wounds and it soothes sore muscles. It promotes perspiration, makes the skin feel healthy and fresh, and boosts the immune system. It is used for rheumatic pain, colds, flu, neuralgia, arthritis, melancholy, fever, intestinal parasites, digestive and menstrual problems, excessive perspiration, oily skin, minor infections, fatigue, headaches, migraine and insomnia.