DBR Exports India

Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh, India

Citronella Oil


Citronella Oil

Citronella oil is a volatile oil, which is distilled using steam distillation process from the greenish blue, lemon-scented leaves and stem of the plant Cymbopogon nardus (Ceylon citronella) or Cymbopogon winteratus (Java type citronella).

Trade Wise, citronella oil is categorised into two types:

1) Ceylon citronella oil - obtained from Cymbopogon nardus Rendle, (inferior type)
2) Java citronella oil - obtained from Cymbopogon winterianus Jowitt, (superior type)




  • Botanical Ref - Cymbopogon Winterianus
  • Plant Family - Poaceae (Gramineae)
  • Fragrance - Woody, Spice
  • Plant Part Used - Grass
  • Color Tone - Pale Yellowish
  • Origin - India
  • Grade - Therapeutic
  • Production Process - Steam Distillation
  • Usage - Insect repellent, Aromatherapy, Astringent & Perfume Industry
  • Mixes well with - Bergamot, Lemon, Orange, Lemongrass.
  • Main Constituents - Citronellal, Citronellol, Gerniol, Esters   


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Contact Details

Rovin Verma

117/O/126, 301, Swasti Apartment Geeta Nagar, Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh - 208025, India

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