Botanical Name: Cymbopogon nardus
Plant Part: Leaves
Origin: Sri Lanka
Processing Method: Steam Distilled
Product Description: Citronella grass is a perennial that grows approximately 1 meter in height and belongs to the Poaceae grass family, originating in tropical Asia. The oil is extracted from the resilient grass and is a very aromatic. It is often used in combination with Cedarwood to produce pleasant-smelling patio candles and torches.
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.