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Citronella Essential Oil (Java)


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  • Natural Insect Deterrent: Citronella Essential Oil - Java is widely recognized for its natural insect-deterring properties, making it a preferred choice for creating a comfortable outdoor living space.
  • Eco-Friendly Room Freshener: Infuse your home with the fresh, lemony scent of Citronella Java Oil, a natural way to keep your spaces smelling clean while doubling as an eco-friendly freshening solution.
  • Enhanced Outdoor Experiences: Add a few drops of Citronella Java Oil to outdoor lanterns or candles to enrich your patio or garden ambiance, creating a more inviting and enjoyable environment.
  • Sustainable Beauty Addition: Incorporate this essential oil into your eco-conscious beauty routine by adding it to homemade lotions or balms, enjoying its vibrant scent and natural benefits.
  • Homemade Cleaning Solutions: Utilize the cleansing aroma of Citronella Java Oil in DIY cleaning products, promoting a naturally fresh and clean home without relying on synthetic fragrances.
  • Aromatic Synergy for Relaxation: Blend Citronella Java Oil with other essential oils to craft personalized aromatherapy experiences that refresh and invigorate your living spaces.


Citronella Essential Oil - Java, derived from the tall grasses of the Cymbopogon genus in Indonesia, has a history of use in traditional practices and natural remedies. Known for its distinctive lemony scent, Citronella Java is a powerhouse of benefits, from providing natural protection against insect bites to enhancing mood and supporting skin health. Its versatility makes it an invaluable addition to personal care products, DIY aromatherapy blends, and eco-friendly household cleaners.

Citronella Java Essential Oil is renowned for its diverse qualities, serving as a natural choice for those seeking to enhance their living spaces and personal environments. Its refreshing aroma makes it perfect for creating a pleasant atmosphere at home or outdoors. Ideal for anyone interested in a natural approach to maintaining a welcoming and refreshing environment, this essential oil is a must-have for crafting an enjoyable ambiance.


  • Insect Repellent: Mix with a carrier oil or add to water in a spray bottle for a natural insect-repellent body spray.
  • Aromatherapy: Diffuse several drops in a diffuser to uplift the mood and refresh the air.
  • Skin Care: Dilute with a carrier oil and apply to oily skin to help balance and purify.

Botanical Name:

Cymbopogon winterianus

Plant Part: 


Main Constituents:

  • Geraniol: 18 - 25%
  • Citronellol: 8 - 14%
  • Citronellal: 31 - 40%



Processing Method:

Steam Distilled


Color / Consistency: 

A clear light yellow to brownish liquid.

Aromatic Summary:

A top note with a medium aroma, Citronella Java Essential Oil has a fresh, lemony scent with invigorating green undertones.

Blends well with:

Bergamot, Orange, Cedarwood, Geranium, Lemon, Lavender and Pine.

Cautions: Dilute before use; for external use only. May cause skin irritation in some individuals, and should be avoided by those allergic to ragweed; a skin test is recommended prior to use, and contact with eyes should be avoided.

Storage: It is recommended that oils packaged in metal containers (for safe shipping) be transferred into dark glass containers to maintain freshness and attain maximum shelf life.

Prop 65 WarningWARNING Prop 65: This product contains a component which is listed under California Proposition 65. California residents will receive this product labeled accordingly.
IMPORTANT: All New Directions Aromatics (NDA) products are for external use only unless otherwise indicated. This information is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease, and it should not be used by anyone who is pregnant or under the care of a medical practitioner. Please refer to our policies for further details, and our disclaimer below.

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Citronella Essential Oil (Java)

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