Citronella Certified Organic Essential Oil

Refreshing and cleansing with a strong, lemon scent. Known for its calming, clarifying powers. 

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A powerful oil with a refreshing aroma often used in natural insect repellent products.

    • Certified cruelty free, organic and vegan friendly
    • 100% pure and natural, Java variety
    • Steam distilled
    • Cleansing and purifying
    • Great for aromatherapy and massage
    • Top perfumery note
    • Can be used to fragrance DIY skin and haircare products

Ingredient Profile

100% Pure Organic Citronella Essential Oil

Cymbopogon winterianus

Citronella Plant
Sri Lanka


Sri Lanka


Pale yellow to brownish yellow 

Extraction Method

Extraction Method:

The oil is obtained by steam distillation of the partially dried leaves from the Asian plant grown in an organic plantation.


Citrusy, powerful, fresh, sweet, lemony with a very top perfumery note. 

We source our Lemongrass from a cooperative of spice farmers specialising in growing and distilling oils from the indigenous plants of Sri Lanka. This co-op employs over 200 farmers, supporting their local communities and pushing money back into the local economy helping to raise the standard of living. We go above and beyond to source our ingredients ethically to ensure the highest quality at a great price!

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Dilute at a percentage of 1% of the finished blend, typically 20 drops or 1ml of essential oil to 100ml of carrier oil. Do not use undiluted on the skin. You can use up to 2% dilution for use on your body or in the bath.

DIY Insect Repellent Spray

Add 10 drops of Citronella, 10 drops of Peppermint (#158) and 100ml of Witch Hazel (#702) to a spray bottle to make your own simple bug repellent spray. Don’t forget to shake before use.


Diluted with a carrier oil, Organic Citronella can be blended with your favourite essential oils to make your own massage oil blend. We recommend Sweet Almond (#215), Grapeseed (#210) or Coconut Oil (#203).


Use in you diffuser to enjoy the refreshing scent of Citronella. For a bug banishing diffuser blend add 3 drops of Citronella, 3 drops of Tea Tree (#109) and 2 drops of Lavender (#102).


Add a few drops to your shampoo or conditioner or make your own hair care blend.

As with any new product always conduct a patch test before first use.

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